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Yankees finally put out of their misery

Everything that could go wrong for Yanks in '13, did go wrong, even on Wednesday

Updated: September 26, 2013, 2:15 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- It turned out to be a fortuitous bit of timing that on the same night the New York Yankees were finally and mercifully eliminated from the playoff hunt, the giveaway at Yankee Stadium was a Charlie Brown bobblehead.

Because if ever a team's baseball season and plastic figurine belonged together, it was the 2013 Yankees and the most hapless and frustrated fictional athlete in the history of American popular culture.

Nothing ever went right on the ball field for Charlie ...

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