Baseball's Slump Is Far From Over

The numbers are better than in 1995, but they're still grim

The Babe and the Mick would be proud. More home runs have gone flying out of ballparks this season than ever before. Attendance is up noticeably from last year. Two of the most emotion-inducing teams in the country--the New York Yankees and Atlanta Braves--struggled through thrilling playoffs to lock horns in the World Series. And by the time you read this, owners and players could have a labor deal.

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