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Pedro once again the enemy in Bronx

Phils' Game 2 starter knows all about pitching under the bright lights against Yankees

Originally Published: October 29, 2009
By Jorge Arangure Jr. | ESPN The Magazine

NEW YORK -- Yankee Stadium -- the old, crumbling version with all the history, not the new monument to financial excess -- is quiet now, shrouded in black netting like a widow at a funeral. Soon it will be condemned to a death sentence, execution by jackhammers and wrecking balls.

Five years ago, on a brisk night -- not unlike the one that's expected Thursday for Game 2 of the 2009 World Series -- the old Yankee Stadium was solemn and sullen, not much different than how it is now ...

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