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A brief history of underdogs

It's the time of year that we think of underdogs, so Page 2 presents a brief history of underdogs.

Updated: March 20, 2007, 12:55 PM ET
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There is no George Mason this year. For the first time since 1995, in fact, there are no double-digit seeds in the Sweet 16.

But it's still the time of year we think of underdogs, whether it's the NCAA Tournament or the Chicago Cubs gearing up for another This Is The Wait 'Til Next Year year.

So in honor of this mind-set, Page 2 presents a brief, very unofficial history of underdogs.

THE FIRST UNDERDOG? It is often reported that in the first World Series in 1903, the National ...

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