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Not that TSN wasn't once the greatest baseball publication that we'll ever see or know, but that was somewhere back during the Kennedy administration.
The online version will be daily; gone will be the weekly, biweekly and monthly editions, the company said on Tuesday.
Then lets say you noticed the A's starting third baseman wasn't in the lineup for a few games. You would then patiently wait for The Sporting News to arrive and hopefully you would then learn what happened ( benched, injury, etc.).
Plus you could catch up on the box scores that didn't make into the paper.
Your paper didn't print previous day's box scores? Did that only start in the 80s?
Then lets say you noticed the A's starting third baseman wasn't in the lineup for a few games.
For you young folks, this is the way life used to be
I also remember as a kid calculating our fantasy baseball standings by hand every weekend using the most recent TSN (or maybe it was Baseball Weekly).
The real descent began with J.G. Taylor Spink's death in late 1962. His son wasn't up to his legacy.
I remember the team notes from the 1970s--A's Acorns, and the like.
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