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With Manny in tow, Dodgers look to slug their way to World Series

In those harrowing hours leading up to the 2008 non-waiver trade deadline, the Los Angeles Dodgers – mired at .500 but sitting just two games back of the division-leading Arizona Diamondbacks – decided to go big, acquiring a 36-years-old-but-still-raking Manny Ramirez from the Boston Red Sox in a three-team trade.

Immediately, the Dodgers were transformed.

With Ramirez hitting a preposterous .396/.4…
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