For the second time in the history of Major League Baseball, the World Series was being played in November. After an exciting Game Three that saw the bats come alive, the Yankees were facing the Phillies in Game Four of the 2009 World Series. Coming into the game, the Phillies fans were excited and some were present earlier in the day to watch the Philadelphia Eagles rip apart the New York Giants just across the street at Lincoln Financial Field, so for some of the fans at Citizens Bank Park, it was going to be a long night, but one filled with excitement and drama. The Yankees were sending up their ace in CC Sabathia, pitching on three days rest after losing in Game One, while the Phillies were countering with Joe Blanton, pitching in his first game of the World Series. The Yankees came o ...
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