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Baseball Hieroglyphics

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White Sox general manager Ken Williams spent the All Star break on a vacation to Egypt with his friend, CNN anchor Zoraida Sambolin. Williams managed to watch part of his team's first game against Kansas City on his Sling box device in a cab enroute to the Cairo airport.
But the other ``baseball'' he saw was unexpected--an etching on a temple at least 4,000 years old in Aswan of a man with what appeared to be a ball and a bat.
``I kidded the guys that maybe Abner Doubleday wasn't the guy [who invented baseball],'' Williams said.

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