He was as animated on the mound as we've ever seen himùand exactly the way we always remember him. For six-and-a-third innings and two-and-a-half hours Sunday night, Andy Pettitte turned back the clock yet again, as we've seen him do time and again in the most important of games, and gave the Yankees the victory they needed to advance to their fortieth World Series. For his individual part, Pettitte won his sixteenth postseason game and his fifth playoff series-clinching game, both Major League records and two more lines on a potential Hall of Fame resume.á But tonight wasn't just about Andy Pettitte, and he knew it. This was for all the Old Men. He seemed more than usual to sense the size and scope of this momentùhis chance to create a climactic moment in the final chapters of these la ...
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