Dan Gartland
Tuesday October 25th, 2016

World Series Preview

I know Andy did this in A.M. Clicks, but wait there’s more! I love the Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Indians beat writer’s punishment for failing to believe in the team. If you don’t know who to root for, take this quiz. Jason Kipnis sprained his ankle while celebrating and an MLB Network reporter tweeted (and deleted) photos of his messed up foot. It looks bad. In better news, Dexter Fowler is set to be the Cubs’ first black player to appear in a World Series game. Here’s what the AP game story looked like the last time the Cubs won a title, and here’s a quiz on what the world was like back then. Oh, and we can’t forget about the Indians, so here’s how Twitter would have reacted to the end of Major League.

This is Major

Girl Scout cookies are being turned into cereal. Too bad millennials don’t eat cereal anymore

The Baseball Player Who Became a Hitman

Maury Lerner was a hot prospect. He ended up becoming a hitman for the mob

Marianne McKinney: P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day

Marianne McKinney is a Brazilian model who was in recently for an SI Swim casting call. Like most Brazilians, she's a big volleyball fan. (Click here for the full-size gallery.) 

I Promise This isn’t Politics

I know we try to steer clear of politics here (some guy even complained that I mentioned Curt Schilling’s White House dreams!), but bear with me here. This scientific article about whether Donald Trump is saying “big league” or “bigly” is legitimately fascinating—from a science standpoint!

I Had No Idea Helmet Logos Used to be Felt

“Ranger Things”

"She's our friend and she's crazy!" #RANGERthings #eleven #dustin

A photo posted by Josh Jooris (@joshjooris) on

(That’s Josh Jooris as Eleven and Brandon Pirri as Dustin.)

Odds & Ends

The number of white Americans in the NBA is at an all-time low, so The Undefeated asked a few about it. ... The D-League is trying out three experimental rules this year. ... As a Yankees fan, I won’t be reading this, but Luis Gonzalez is doing an AMA on Reddit. ... A New Hampshire man’s message in a bottle made it back to his daughter 50 years later. ... This guy is curating a massive archive of video game soda machines

Tron Rollercoaster

Why?

How Times Have Changed

Look who performed the national anthem at Game 1 the last time the Indians were in the World Series. 

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