As the quote goes, "You can't script October." Well that may be true, but there is no doubt this was the way for the Yankees to win their 27th world series in franchise history. Andy Pettitte is baseball's Brett Favre, except without the diva portion. He is a great player who still looks and plays like he's 22. Mariano Rivera is the one man deserving to still hoist the great Jackie Robinson's number 42. Jorge Posada and Derek Jeter are arguably the two greatest players not only in Yankee history, but the greatest players at their respective positions. So how did it go down in the Bronx? Well it was not an American born player; it wasn't even an original Yankee draft pickùit was the great Japanese import, designated hitter Hideki Matsui, who would provide all the support the Yankees would ...
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