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- Tim Kurkjian Major League Baseball analyst, reporter, ESPN; Author, "I'm Fascinated by Sacrifice Flies: Inside the Game We All Love" (St. Martin's Press, 2016)
- Frederic Frommer Founder, Sports Business Practice, Dewey Square Group; Author, "You Gotta Have Heart: A History of Washington Baseball from 1859 to the 2012 National League East Champions" (Taylor Trade, 2013)
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