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I took a class about soil in college and the professor would always get mad if anyone called it dirt, but I think she’d make an exception for Vin Scully here, who wove an entertaining little yarn about how the Washington Senators would bring their own dirt to ballgames 100 years ago.

Trick dirt! How about that indeed. Stay tuned for next week’s tangent about dugout fencing materials or where to spit your sunflower seeds.