Many older fans claim that today's players aren't as intense as players from the past. They point out that free agency has led to much player movement, which has decreased team loyalty and increased concern for individual performance. But how much have things really changed?
The Braves Appeared Ready to Win Again
The Milwaukee Braves won the 1957 World Series, beating the Yankees in seven games. Each team won their respective league's 1958 pennant, and the Braves took a three games to one lead in the World Series.
It appeared that Milwaukee was well on the way to a second consecutive championship.
The Braves Lost Game 5
Game 5 was played at the real Yankee Stadium on a clear, cool, crisp early October day.
Lew Burdette, who had beaten the Yank ...
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Article written by Harold Friend