Baseball Crank
Covering the Front and Back Pages of the Newspaper
October 9, 2003

Another too-busy-to-blog day, but before we get rolling with Game Two, I'll leave you with your depressing Hated Yankees postseason stat of the day:

Since 1995, the Yankees have played in 19 postseason serieses (not counting this one), and won 15 of them. They have won the first game of a series 12 times and lost 7 times. How does that break down?

Record when winning the first game: 9-3.
Record when losing the first game: 6-1.
Record when losing the first two games: 2-1.

It's not how you start against the Yankees. It's how you finish.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:32 PM | Baseball 2002-03 | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

Since you seem to be interested in baseball and politics, I thought you might enjoy this post about the political implications of the Red Sox-Yankees series.

Posted by: Laura in DC at October 12, 2003 5:35 PM
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