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eBay Item of the Day: Post Xmas Broke-Ass Blues

Apparently, overspending at Christmas is not a new concept, as this postcard from 1907 suggests. Home runs, "needed" or otherwise, were a rare commodity then. There were only 244 of them in all the major leagues that year. The White Sox hit just five as a team, down from seven the year before, a season in which they won the World Championship.

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Jim Baker's latest book is The Most Memorable Games in Patriots History. You can follow him on Twitter @jimbaker1066.

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