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Vintage baseball proves a hit with modern players

In this Sept. 6, 2014, photo, vintage baseball player Matt Fischetti with the Resolute Base Ball Club of Elizabeth, N.J., waits for his turn to bat during the 2014 Base-Ball Exhibition & Fair at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia. The clubs play baseball according to rules of the game as it was played in 1864. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — From afar, it looks and sounds like a regular recreational baseball game: the crack of the bat, the cheering from the bench, the sliding into home.

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Eagles’ Kelly, Indy’s Luck familiar from college

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, left, and Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley meet after an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 34-17.  (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For now, Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly is up on Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck in head-to-head matches.

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This Date In Baseball

1932 — Brooklyn’s Johnny Frederick hit his sixth pinch home run of the season, a major league record, in the ninth inning to spark the Dodgers to a 4-3 triumph over the Chicago Cubs at Ebbets Field.

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Phillies hitless in last 5 innings, beaten by Bucs

Philadelphia Phillies' Jerome Williams pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Once the Philadelphia bats went silent, the Phillies were doomed.

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McCutchen hits inside-the-park HR, Bucs top Phils

Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen, left, follows through after hitting a single off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jerome Williams during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in Philadelphia. At right is catcher Wil Nieves. Pittsburgh won 6-3. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit the first inside-the-park home run of his career and the Pittsburgh Pirates protected their lead in the NL wild-card race, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 Wednesday night.

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