Twas the night before ChristmasÃ Ã¡ At least thatÃ†s what it feels like because the anticipation is killing me. But not in the way that little kids lie awake with giddiness at what Santa will bring. Ã¡ This is the anxiety of a parent who hopes she came close to fulfilling a kidÃ†s wishes on a limited budget to extend the belief in a childhood hero for yet another year. Ã¡ But she wonÃ†t know until itÃ†s over. Ã¡ I imagine the Phillies are feeling the same way. Even when faced with a second consecutive World Series appearance, itÃ†s almost a moot point to point to last yearÃ†s achievements. Ã¡ We entered the 2008 Series playing underdog to a Cinderella team. This year weÃ†re told we shouldnÃ†t have bothered to try outÃ¹HollywoodÃ†s Dodgers should have taken us out of contention like a bloc ...
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