Joyriding Through October With the New York Yankees

Posted: 7th November 2009 by Mike Salvatore in MLB
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On Sept. 27, 2009, I was fortunate enough to be in attendance when the New York Yankees wrapped up the American League East Division Title. á Perhaps what I will remember most about that day was a conversation I had with my dad on the way to the game. á We had gotten on the subject of the Yankees' playoff chances, and how this could be a big year for them. I then told my dad I would want to go to a World Series game at some point, because I wanted to experience the excitement firsthand. á He then non-chalantly told me that he has been to a World Series before. In fact, he was at Game Six of the 1977 World Series when Reggie Jackson launched those three home runs into the October night. á He then smiled and said he got to witness history for only $30. á After hearing his story and how ...

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