Hit Parade: Hot and cold September hitters
I once had a major league player tell me he tries harder in September.
Well, I asked him, don't you try hard in every game? "Well, yeah, I suppose, but it's easier to put in a little something extra in September."
Not a real flattering line, and it was off the record, which is why I protect his anonymity, but who said it doesn't matter as much as what he said anyway. His reasoning made sense, even if big leaguers don't always say it. First of all, several teams are involved in ...
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