Yankees-Phillies Series A Throwback to the Glory Days

Posted: 28th October 2009 by Nick DeWitt in MLB
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Okay, so perhaps a better throwback matchup would have been if the Yankees were preparing to face the Dodgers.á But let's face it.á Since the Dodgers bolted from Brooklyn, the matchups haven't been nearly as exciting. This will do, however.á In fact, this will do quite nicely. In a sport which depends so much on tradition and is so steeped in its own history, a matchup between two of its elder statesmen is perfect. These are troubled times, baseball fans.á Wild cards, rampant overspending, and owners more concerned with bottom lines than play within foul lines have quite possibly damaged baseball. But the World Series, which begins tonight in New York's new baseball cathedral, should be perfect. Let's face facts. Baseball purists will never really fully embrace teams in Tampa Bay or Co ...

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