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'The Natural' Of 1952 Holds Lessons For Today's MLB

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A new edition of Bernard Malamud's classic baseball story, The Natural, was just released. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Howard Bryant of ESPN about how the 1952 novel is more relevant than ever.
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