Between the lines

Lineup cards represent everything that makes October great

Updated: April 5, 2013, 12:23 PM ET
By Steve Wulf | ESPN The Magazine

This story appeared in ESPN The Magazine's Oct. 6, 2008, issue. Subscribe today!

JIM FREGOSI was so disgusted that his Phillies had lost 15-14 to the Blue Jays in Game 4 of the 1993 World Series that he ripped his lineup card off the wall, crumpled it up and threw it to the floor of the home dugout. To make a long story short, I am in possession of that lineup card. A photographer I knew handed me the wad of masking tape and cardboard, and I unwadded it and had it framed ...

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