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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
Thursday, June 19, 2003 Around the Horn: Larry Doby, R. I. P. * Good to see Rice advance to the finals of the College World Series, if for no other reason than old-school manager Wayne Graham resembles a cross between Sparky Anderson and Casey Stengel * Do the White Sox wear black socks because the Black Sox wore white socks? * By all means, visit BlackBetsy.com, Shoeless Joe Jackson's Virtual Hall of Fame * Hear a clip of the '59 Go Go Sox fight song at a site devoted to Chicago's last AL pennant winner * Andy Rooneyish geezer observation re the Pale Hose: I prefer the old scoreboard abbreviation CHI (AL) to the new stock-tickerish CWS * See the Fields of Dreams slideshow from the official site of the Cape Cod Baseball League, "where the stars of tomorrow shine tonight"