á The pain of giving up two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning in game seven of a gut-wrenching 2001 World Series defeat to the Arizona Diamondbacks has finally been alleviated. The shame of falling to an overmatched Florida Marlins team in six games in the 2003 World Series is now an afterthought. The sheer humiliation and infamy of allowing the Boston Red Sox to erase a 0-3 deficit and win the ALCS in 2004 has been replaced with the euphoria of a king reclaiming his throne. Money isnÆt the only reason the New York Yankees defeated the Philadelphia Phillies and captured their first title since 2000ùbut itÆs definitely one of the reasons. The sensible logic that the team that plays in the biggest market, has the highest payroll, and owns the most World Series championships in Major ...
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