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Perhaps Change Is Good
Daniel G. Habib
April 07, 2003
The Angels' Opening Day roster included every player from the 2002 World Series team except two reserve outfielders. Since the onset of free agency in 1976, three other defending world champions kept their rosters similarly intact, but only one found its way back to the playoffs the next season.
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April 07, 2003

Perhaps Change Is Good

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The Angels' Opening Day roster included every player from the 2002 World Series team except two reserve outfielders. Since the onset of free agency in 1976, three other defending world champions kept their rosters similarly intact, but only one found its way back to the playoffs the next season.

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