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Tue., Oct. 16, 2012, 6:29 a.m.

Does “World” in World Series bug you?

After all, having one team in Canada doesn't exactly make major league baseball rip-roaringly international.

Sure, there are plenty of players from places such as Venezuela. But this whole "World" business started long before baseball embraced diversity.

In case you are wondering, Navin Field would be renamed Briggs Stadium and then Tiger Stadium.

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