December 11, 2013
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About Steve TrederSteve Treder has presented papers to the Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, and to the SABR Annual Convention. His articles have been published in Nine: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture, as well as in The National Pastime. A lifelong San Francisco Giants’ fan, he is Vice President for Strategic Development for Western Management Group, a compensation consulting firm headquartered in Los Gatos, California.
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At the end of our long and winding trail, will the Big Red Machine prevail?
In the summer of Jaws, which of our counterfactual trio will have the biggest bite?
We enter the closing weeks of summer, and this division's race is looking quite done.
While everybody was Kung Fu fighting, how were our ball clubs faring?
The '70s are definitely in full bell-bottomed swagger. How will our counterfactual contestants fare?
Where were you in '72? Let's see what it'll be for our hypothetical three.
Who'll have the most fun in '71?
What's in store for our three contestants?
Woodstock, the Apollo 11 moon landing, and Midnight Cowboy. How do you like your chances in the inaugural National League West?
Nobody has managed to pile up more losses than this crew.
Join Steve as he embarks upon a tale of three National League cities, asking some intriguing variations on the theme of, "What if?"
Steve re-examines five NL West interrogatories in light of 50 games worth of evidence.
The menagerie includes the requisite Panda, Baby Giraffe, and Freak.
We learn that there must be 50 ways to leave your lover. Is there any way for our Phillies or Mets to get our Cardinals to take leave of first place?
Love will keep The Captain and Tennille together. Can anything come between our Cardinals and first place?
Can it be that it was all so simple then, or has time rewritten every line? Let's look at the way our counterfactual friends were.