Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Back in 2003, Sammy Sosa's bat exploded during a game. Why? It was corked. The newest development in the story is that after Harry Carray's purchased the bat when it resurfaced in 2010, its management had the bat CAT scanned to see additional detail of the corking process.

 
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