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Phillies-Yankees World Series Preview: A Tale of Two Franchises

When you come to think about it, there aren't any two teams on such opposite ends of the baseball history spectrum as The Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Yankees.  So it's kind of ironic that on Wednesday night, the two teams will be squaring off against each other as the World Series finally begins.

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The Phillies Continue To Get No Respect

Where’s Rodney Dangerfield when you need him? One would think winning a World Series would afford one a modicum of respect, yes? Furthermore, one would assume in winning said World Series with a core group of very likeable players would afford said team a degree of esteem, right? I give you three examples of why the above is anything but true when it comes to the Philadelphia Phillies...

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Phillies on the verge of something special

The Phillies postseason run in 2009 has been anything but predictable. In the Division Series, they beat a heretofore dominant Houston Street not once, but twice in back to back games. The latter in spectacular fashion with a two-out, three run rally in the 9th inning. And with Ryan “get me to the plate” Howard picking up this team and placing it on his back, the Philadelphia Phillies are seriously charging towards something special.

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