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The 'Baseball 'Round the Clock' tradition

Originally Published: August 16, 2010
By Hampton Stevens | Special to Page 2

WICHITA, Kan. -- We usually don't think of baseball as a game of endurance.

But it is for a few hundred hearty, deeply committed and, quite possibly, insane fans at the National Baseball Congress World Series. The NBC, an organization of amateur summer leagues from across the U.S. and Canada, has held its annual World Series at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium since 1935. For more than 40 of those years, the NBC also has staged "Baseball 'Round the Clock," a marathon designed to test even ...

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