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FINAL INSPECTION In Celebration of the World Series THE WORLD SERIES IS the ultimate game for any Major League Baseball (MLB) player. Despite the name, it has never included any teams outside of the United States and Canada. Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. Babe Ruth SOURCE: www.quotationspage.com, www.brainyquote.com FASCINATING FACTS The first World Series was played in 1903. In 1904, the World Series was not played because the National League champions the New York Giants refused to play the American League champions the Boston Pilgrims, due to a rivalry between teams. The Boston Red Sox became the first team in history to come back from a 0-3 deficit in the playoffs and go on to win 4-3. The 1989 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland A's was postponed for 10 days after Loma Prieta, a 6.9-magnitude earthquake, rocked Northern California. The Chicago Cubs have not made an appearance in the World Series since the end of World War II in 1945, making it the longest dry spell for any team. SOURCE: http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/03/us/world-series-fast-facts, http://www.kidzworld.com/article/5014-world-series-fun-facts-and-records and http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news?slug=ycn-7969024. We're supposed to be perfect on our first day on the job and then show constant improvement. Ed Vargo, Major league baseball umpire BY THE NUMBERS t 2 - he number of teams who have never made it to the Fall Classic (Washington Nationals and Seattle Mariners) 27 - the number of World Series won by any one team (New York Yankees) SOURCE: http://www.history.com/news/ 6-things-you-may-not-know-about-the-world-series WHAT'S NEXT AGC Building Contractors Conference September 10-12, 2014 Austin, Texas Construction Project Manager Course September 28 - October 3, 2014 Potomac, Maryland Optimizing Construction with BIM October 9-10, 2014 Dallas, Texas Construction HR & Training Professionals Conference October 15-17, 2014 Phoenix, AZ Safety Management Training Class October 15-17, 2014 Arlington, VA CLC Leadership Development Conference October 23-25, 2014 San Antonio, Texas THIS WAY Follow us on Twitter @ConstructorMag for continuous construction news. Visit www.constructormagazine.com for up-to-date news and web exclusives! Subscribe to the print edition of the magazine and you'll receive Constructor Monthly, an eNewsletter delivered right to your inbox, filled with timely news and helpful articles: http://store.agc.org/ AGC-Branding/Constructor-Magazine. 82 constructor | SEPTEM BER/ O CTO BER 2014 http://www.quotationspage.com http://www.brainyquote.com http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/03/us/world-series-fast-facts http://www.kidzworld.com/article/5014-world-series-fun-facts-and-records https://www.yahoo.com/?err=404&err_url=http%3a%2f%2fsports.yahoo.com%2fmlb%2fnews%3fslug%3dycn-11203840 http://www.history.com/news/ http://www.constructormagazine.com http://store.agc.org/

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Constructor - September/October 2014

Editor’s Note
President’s Message
CEO’s Letter
All for One and One for All
Elector Set
The Construction Advocacy Fund: Funding the Fight
New Revenue Recognition Standard Developed With Construction Industry Input
Business Development
Enhancing the Design and Impact of Company Websites
Construction’s Crystal Ball
Simonson Says
AGC in Action
Squeaky Clean Construction
Spray Polyurethane Foam: A Candid Look
Technology Toolbox
Legislative and Regulatory News
Member and Chapter News
2014 Insurance Directory
Government Affairs
Index to Advertisers
Final Inspection

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