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If you want to read about how poetic and magical baseball is, there are thousands of books out...

If you want to read about how poetic and magical baseball is, there are thousands of books out there for you. If you want to read about how baseball is a microcosm of our country, or life in general, there are thousands more. Or, you could just note that Andy Marte is now in the Pirates organization, where he is blocked at the major league level by Brandon Wood. Those last 20 words contain more poetry, information, and meaning than any 400-page book you’ll ever find. Those words are pure, undistilled baseball, for better and for worse.

MLB PowerRankings of minor leaguers everyone thought was out of baseball on SB Nation I love this sport! (Royals are 6th with Jeff Suppan.)
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