How Baseball's American League Works

Author's Note

I've been around baseball players all my life. I spent a year covering a minor league team, and even coached a few Little League teams, plus a girls' softball team thanks to my pal who had a daughter on the squad. I'm a Yankee fan. That means I'm ambivalent about the Red Sox.

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