After seven months of baseball played, we are now finally down to two teams that will square off for the richest prize in the sport. The Yankees won the American League Championship by defeating the Los Angeles Angels and have advanced to the 2009 World Series. They will now take on the Philadelphia Phillies, who are the defending World Series Champions as well as the National League Champions. Both teams had very different roads to get to the World Series. For the Yankees, they easily disposed of the Minnesota Twins three games to none in an ALDS sweep. After the Twins, they had a hard-fought series with the Angels, and on Sunday eliminated them from the ALCS, four games to two. For the Phillies, they rebounded early to defeat the Colorado Rockies three games to one in the NLCS. After Col ...
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