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The Evolution of Interleague Play

Published by on May 22, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

This is the 13th season of Interleague Play, and with all the attention it gets one would think it was still the first season. There are some who despise certain areas of Interleague Play, some who hate the idea in general, and some who love it. I'm here to not give an opinion, but to explore all sides of the new MLB ritual.

When Interleague Play debuted in the 1997 season, it was new, fresh, and exciting. For the first time, fans got to see the "Subway Series," the "Freeway Series," the "South Side vs. North Side" series. Fans in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago (among others) finally got the chance to do declare bragging rights, head-to-head.

But real baseball fans also got to see teams and players they never wer...

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