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Purdy: Baseball's magic tied to cross-generational connection

03/30/2015 11:34 AM PDT
Giants, A's fandom runs deep in the Bay Area because of the stories that are passed on and shared. 
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03/28/2015 09:55 PM PDT - The Sharks will likely miss the postseason, which means there could be offseason change on several fronts for the franchise. 

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