Alex Rodriguez is channeling memories of the 1977 postseason to New York Yankees fans around the world. The third baseman is making himself a good case for the title of Mr. October with his recent playoff performance. The last few games against the Angels and Twins have shown that Rodriguez has found his stroke in the playoffs and is coming up big in clutch situations. It looks like Reggie Jackson might soon be the old Mr. October. Just like Jackson, Alex Rodriguez made headlines before the season even began. In 1977, Jackson made headlines just by signing with New York. George Steinbrenner and the manager were arguing about who their right fielder should before the start of the 1977 season. Steinbrenner wanted Reggie while Billy Martin was not fond of the former Oakland Athletic.á Marti ...
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