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A Beltway World Series

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A Beltway World Series

Baltimore fans will not be popping a champagne cork. The Orioles were defeated by the Yankees from New York. Likewise, a World Series is not what Washington fans will see. The St. Louis Cardinals trounced the Nationals from DC. This year, a Beltway World Series will not be reality. Once again, a Championship in the capital is a fantasy. However, there is a great deal of optimism here. After defeat, both teams must persevere. The Orioles and Nationals look forward to next year.

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  1. Date: 1/4/2013 2:43:00 AM
    love baseball! You have captured the incredible optimism of the fans! great rhythm!

  1. Date: 10/18/2012 5:46:00 AM
    Wow! This is such a great write. I truly enjoy reading it tonight. Thanks for sharing, Robert. hugs:)LG

  1. Date: 10/16/2012 3:13:00 PM
    Great rhythm and flow to this sports work..Enjoyed reading even though I don't care too much for sports..Sara

  1. Date: 10/15/2012 10:32:00 PM
    Love your work,,xox~pd

  1. Date: 10/15/2012 3:46:00 PM
    I don't really understand this baseball series talk but I sure do love the game. It was one of the few I enjoyed watching of sports growing up!!

  1. Date: 10/15/2012 9:16:00 AM
    watch it now(:) I am a Newyorker enjoy it while it last.. next time .....for us one love annie