Present at the creation

The author's brother had the best seat in the house as the Big Unit harnessed his talent

Originally Published: June 5, 2009
By Jeff Bradley | ESPN The Magazine

This was pre-Internet, pre-MLB On Demand -- even pre-Bottom Line.

Back in 1990, as I lived on the East Coast, it was tough to keep up with my brother, Seattle Mariners backup catcher Scott Bradley. When the M's played on the West Coast, the only ways to follow them were ESPN's updates at 28 minutes and 58 minutes past the hour and the quick hits on CNN Headline News, usually narrated by Van Earl Wright.

It was no easier the next morning. I would go around town looking ...

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