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Which MLB teams were the best and worst of all time?

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For years debates have raged about which major league baseball team was the best of all time. Was it the 1927 Yankees, or 1961 Yankees? Maybe the 1976 Reds? If the rankings would include all teams, where would the pennant-winning 2008 Rays fit into all of this? Do either of Miami’s World Series-winning teams of 1997 and 2003 have a place? Thanks to Nate Silver and his team at FiveThirtyEight, we have some answers. According to the Elo rating system,…

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Dr. Marc J. Yacht: Rules for living a long, happy life

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There’s some dispute about who uttered the line: “If I knew I would live this long, I would have taken better care of myself.” Some have argued Mickey Mantle, George Burns, or Cary Grant. Researchers found the jazz pianist Eubie Blake made the comment in 1983. However, it appears Adolph Zukor, founder of Paramount Pictures, made the quip prior to his death in 1976 when approaching his 100th birthday. The wise adage has taken on new meaning of late as…

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