'Four Days In October' on Red Sox-Yankees debuts
When the night of October 16, 2004, came to a merciful end, the Curse of the Bambino was alive and well.
The vaunted Yankee lineup had just extended their ALCS lead to 3-0, pounding out 19 runs against their hated rivals.
The next night, in Game 4, the Yankees took a 4-3 lead into the bottom of the ninth inning, and then turned the game over to Mariano Rivera, the best relief pitcher in postseason history, to secure yet another trip to the World Series.
But after ...
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