A night in the pennant race

It's September now, and the pennant races are burning up. Several contenders faced each other Tuesday night -- and Eric Neel took it all in.

Updated: September 8, 2005, 12:14 PM ET
By Eric Neel | Page 2

Don't tell my lifelong Methodist grandmother I said so, but I've always admired the Baptists. It's the full-body immersion thing. Complete surrender; not just sprinkled, but surrounded. That's the way to do it.

Don't tell my lifelong Methodist grandmother who, despite whatever Annie Savoy might say in my defense, would call me a blasphemer if she heard me say it, but I feel like a Baptist when it comes to baseball in September. I want to be washed in it.

So last night, with ...

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