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Those big, bad Dodgers against those poor itty-bitty Braves
Those big, bad Dodgers against those poor itty-bitty Braves

The Braves couldn’t wait one day before playing the oldest and most tired of sporting clichés -- nobody loves us! Nobody thought we could do this! Nobody picked us to win! Nobody thought we could pick matching socks! It’s tiresome at the high school and collegiate level, but you’d think by the time they become professionals they’d have discovered a new shtick. QUIZ: Postseason Dodgers -- what do you know? Nope, you still hear it all the time. Is Brian Wilson really the only original man in baseball? The us-against-the-world mantra is as old as Tommy Lasorda. Possibly older, but only possibly. “We get no love from anyone,” said Braves...

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