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A real World Series would be perfect

Is it crazy for Bobby Valentine to suggest that his title-winning team in Japan play the White Sox? No, it's a great idea.

Originally Published: October 27, 2005
By Bob Klapisch | Special to ESPN.com

If Bud Selig was able to cut through FOX's over-amped broadcasts -- from the video game "whoosh" that accompanied every graphic, to Scooter the talking baseball -- he'd have realized Major League Baseball was officially called out on Wednesday. The commissioner will pretend he wasn't listening, but from across the Pacific, Bobby Valentine was issuing the kind of challenge that any marketing-minded league should love.

Valentine's Chiba Lotte Marines are now ready to conquer the world, or at ...

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