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Scouting The Final Four
SI asked major league scouts who closely followed the Division Series to analyze the four teams in the League Championship Series. The scouts were promised anonymity in exchange for their candor. Here's what they revealed. (Players listed with 2002 regular-season stats.)
The Art of Nothing
It took a historic scoreless streak for the world to realize what big league hitters know all too well: A restless, curious mind and an ...
FLANNEL JERSEYS TO ORDER
The MLB ban was a turning point in the fortunes of Ebbets Field Flannels. "It was a blessing in disguise," says Cohen, "because it led us to the minor leagues.
A CLEAN SWEEP
If many agents fail in their duties, the reasons are only too clear: Their profession has no entrance exams, no firm ethical canons, no regulatory body—all in all, ...
Unsafe at Home
Even as Venezuela enjoys huge success as a hotbed of major league talent, the country's crime wave has turned its beloved beisbol stars into prime targets
Home Run Derby
The offensive approach of the Yankees and the Orioles—a reliance on the long ball—is a sound strategy even in this low-scoring era
Meet the Rolls-Reuss of pitchers
Dodger lefthander Jerry Reuss was rusting in the bullpen when the season began, but now he's cruising along in high style, with a no-hitter, 14 victories and a sparkling 2.18 ERA
The Night The Lights Went Out in Mannywood
Just when Manny Ramirez had L.A. in his pocket, the Dodgers' leading man was exposed as yet another star using a performance-enhancing drug
As the umps beat the pavement to get higher pay, the majors brought in the likes of forklift salesmen to make the calls.