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Post Mortem: November 9, 2008 - November 15, 2008

A Pair of Lefthanders

Two lefthanded baseball pitchers died this week, Preacher Roe and Herb Score. (Our obituary of Score isn't in the paper as of Nov. 12 because we didn't have enough space.) Roe was a crafty pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers during their "Boys of Summer" glory days of the late 1940s...

By Matt Schudel  |  November 12, 2008; 6:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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The War and the Dead

Evocative story from CNN today about the last remaining veterans from the "war to end all wars." Meanwhile, the war is still being fought in Verdun, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel allegedly "snubbing" a tribute to World War I soldiers after French President Nicolas Sarkozy reportedly changed the venue of...

By Adam Bernstein  |  November 11, 2008; 11:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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