No ordinary come-from-behind win for the Phillies

Originally Published: October 13, 2008
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

LOS ANGELES -- The magic of October is that you can't script it, you can't predict it, you can't even explain it.

So who wrote this script? Who predicted this finish? Who can explain the unbelievable chain of events that have led the Phillies to the brink of their first World Series journey in 15 years?

A game-winning, pinch-hit home run by a 40-year-old guy who hadn't gotten a hit all month?

A game-losing, series-altering gopher ball ...

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