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Lee takes over Yankee Stadium

Phillies' lefty continues historic postseason with Game 1 masterpiece

Originally Published: October 28, 2009
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- He leaped out of the dugout and sprinted to the mound in a city where October legends are born.

It was the ninth inning of the first World Series start in the 31-year-old lifetime of Clifton Phifer Lee. And he gave you the impression, with every pitch he threw, and with every mad sprint back out there, that there was no place in the solar system he would rather be.

What happened at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night is not supposed to happen. What ...

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