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Congrats to the Phillies

Last year, the Phillies made headlines for losing their 10,000th game in history–the first professional sports team to do so. At the time, a fan held up a sign that quoted Thomas Edison: “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Now the Phillies have their second championship since the presidency of Chester Arthur.

Also, I love that the game was over before bedtime.

John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

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