PHILADELPHIA -- October. It was always the Yankees' kind of month. And the Cardinals' kind of month. Even the Angels' kind of month.
But until 36 months ago, October baseball -- in the town the Phillies play in -- was a phenomenon people were about as familiar with as the European Cricket Championships.
Oh, it was going on out there someplace. These folks were aware of that. But about as close as it ever came to their house, to their world, was their cable TV box.
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