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Complete euphoria, or worst nightmare awaits all Philadelphians

Originally Published: October 29, 2008
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- In Philadelphia, folks are used to seeing the sky fall on their greatest sports parades.

Just usually, it's not quite this literally.

In Philadelphia, a place I confess I've lived most of my life, they know stuff happens in sports. They just wonder why it's mostly bad stuff. Especially when things seem way too good -- by which we mean way too non-Philadelphian -- to be true.

So Game 5 of the 2008 World Series fits right in. It's so utterly Philadelphian, ...

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