1986: The best three weeks ever?

In Page 2's tour of the most memorable sports years, Paul Lukas recalls the most riveting postseason in baseball history, in 1986.

Updated: July 31, 2008, 8:30 AM ET
By Paul Lukas | Page 2

In 1986, I was in college and dating a girl whose attitude toward baseball was indifferent at best. I used all the usual arguments to explain why baseball was a superior game: "It's the only game where one guy can beat nine guys. And there's no clock, see, so the players determine when the game ends. So even if you're losing, you can always come back and win as long as you don't make that last out."

And so on. Somehow she remained unmoved.

And then came the fall ...

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