Nothing beats baseball in September

From pennant races to award races, final month of regular season one to watch

Originally Published: September 3, 2013
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

If you subscribe to the notion that September is a better month than October for pure, all-around baseball excitement, a heart-stopping sequence from the 2011 season makes the point more eloquently than words could ever convey.

It was approaching midnight on Sept. 28, 2011 when the world turned upside-down. After Dan Johnson homered to bring the Tampa Bay Rays back from a 7-0 deficit against the New York Yankees, Freddie Freeman grounded out to end the Atlanta Braves' season and the Baltimore ...

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