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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. In the old movie "The Jerk," Steve Martin's character loses a class-action lawsuit. He writes checks to millions of plaintiffs, each for $1.09. The Baltimore Orioles did not quite do that, but after a losing season they wanted to do something. They wrote thank you notes to season ticket holders who suffered along with them. In one, pitcher Tanner Scott wrote - we thank you for the support, this season has been a growing year. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.