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The choke's on them

When it comes to deciding games, Page 2's Brian Murphy looks forward to the pleasure and pain of The Choke.

Updated: October 6, 2003, 2:27 PM ET
By Brian Murphy | Special to Page 2

The beautiful thing about tonight's Red Sox-A's Game 5 is this:

One team, more than likely, is going to choke.

That's sort of the dark underbelly of these sensational baseball playoffs, isn't it?

For every Mark Prior fastball, for every Roger Clemens calendar-stopper, for every uncanny Pudge Rodriguez 800-pound-gorilla imitation, there is always the other side of the story, the element of The Choke.

Or, if you prefer, The Gag.

Or the Spit-Up.

Or ...

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