Baseball Toaster Bronx Banter
The Truth Hurts
2008-09-04 09:59
by Alex Belth
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In 1954, the Yanks won 103 games but lost the pennant because the Indians were seemingly unstoppable.


Richie McCabe was the bat boy in the Indians dugout at the Polo Grounds during the '54 Serious.  Here's a little story about an encounter with Bobby Avila:

2008-09-04 10:13:55
1.   Sox Fan In NYC
Hi, I was reading your archives from the '04 playoffs. Kudos. Good writing during a time that was probably really difficult not to just scream out. Good to get a sense of NY fans perspective. Good blog all around!
2008-09-04 10:31:17
2.   Alex Belth
Hey, thanks, man. Jeez, 04, yeah, that was a rough one, but something I had been anticipating, even bracing myself for, for years...

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