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Why Is It Called The Hot Stove?

This might be nothing new for some (most?) but I just realized that I don't know where the term "hot stove" comes from.  Thankfully we have Wikipedia:

The term calls up images of baseball fans, anxious for the start of the new season, gathering around a hot stove during the cold winter months discussing their favorite baseball teams.