If the Philadelphia Phillies had forced a Game Seven of the 2009 World Series, Chase Utley would have had a genuine chance at the Series' Most Valuable Player award. Regardless of whether the Phils' won a second set of rings, Utley's monstrous display probably would've garnered him the honor if nobody from the New York Yankees had an outstanding finish. As we all saw on Wednesday, Hideki Matsui lived up to even the craziest billings of Godzilla-hype and Philadelphia gave up the ghost in six games. Consequently, the Yanks wore yet another crown, Matsui took home well-deserved MVP honors, and Utley's six games will be remembered as cute footnotes. What two players share the record for most home runs in a single World Series? Reggie Jackson and Chase Utley. Who are the only two left-handed hi ...
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