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The Strange Truth Behind Nine Baseball Traditions

We look back at the origins of baseball's long and rich history of oddball traditions.

Published On 04/09/2014
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Fans sing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the seventh inning stretch of the Colorado Rockies home opener against the Arizona Diamondbacks on April 4, 2014. | Getty Images
President Woodrow Wilson throws out the first pitch at a season-opening baseball game in 1916. | Corbis
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Ichiro Suzuki of the New York Yankees takes a curtain call after hitting his second home run of the game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium on Aug. 19, 2012. | Getty Images
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