Lee takes over Yankee Stadium
Phillies' lefty continues historic postseason with Game 1 masterpiece
NEW YORK -- He leaped out of the dugout and sprinted to the mound in a city where October legends are born.It was the ninth inning of the first World Series start in the 31-year-old lifetime of Clifton Phifer Lee. And he gave you the impression, with every pitch he threw, and with every mad sprint back out there, that there was no place in the solar system he would rather be.
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During their entire first regular season at the new Yankee Stadium, the Yankees never once allowed any opposing pitcher to march into the Bronx, go all nine innings and hold them without an earned run.
WORLD SERIES GAME 1: PHILLIES 6, YANKEES 1
Behind Cliff Lee's gem and Chase Utley's power, the Phillies went into the Bronx and beat the Yankees in Game 1. World Series page »