Is a Good World Series Too Much to Ask?

Posted: 27th October 2009 by Lewie Pollis in MLB
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Like many baseball fans, I spend the entire year waiting for playoff season. To me, the stretch from July to November is a nonstop crescendo of euphoria. The flurry of rumors at the trade deadline gives way to the end-of-season dogfights for playoff spots, which in turn lead to four weeks of primetime match-ups between the best teams in the league. Unfortunately, the baseball season doesnÆt always end on a high note. After months of anticipation and excitement, the last few World Series have been incredibly anticlimactic. We havenÆt seen a World Series go more than five games since 2003. In eight of the last 11 years, you could count the number of World Series games on one hand. During that span, there have been five four-game sweeps against just two seven-game dogfights. Think back over ...

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