Friday, October 7, 2022

Newsletter Excerpt, October 7, 2022 -- "Playoffs 2022: Notes"


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"In 2014, the Royals were last in the AL with 95 home runs. Then they hit four in three games against the Angels in the Division Series, all at critical times. They hit four more in a sweep of the ALCS. The team defined by its lack of power turned into the 1961 Yankees for a week and won a pennant."