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The saga of the Stratford Brakettes

The Stratford Brakettes, arguably the best team in women's sports history, could be in trouble. Story

Updated: July 21, 2008, 1:19 PM ET
By Graham Hays | Special to Page 2

STRATFORD, Conn. -- The late-afternoon sky had fallen silent in contemplation of its next move as Bob Baird unlocked the gates at Frank DeLuca Field in advance of the evening's scheduled doubleheader. For the past two decades, Baird has been the general manager of the Stratford Brakettes, and thus the caretaker of one of the most successful runs in the history of American team sports, but he's as much at the mercy of the weather as opponents are at the hands of his team. An afternoon thunderstorm ...

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