Sport: Chilling the Yankees

The Cincinnati Reds came to the World Series seeking their legend. The Big Red Machine was the reigning world champion, victor over the Boston Red Sox in one of baseball's most thrilling World Series ever. They had just demolished the Philadelphia Phillies in three straight games for the National League pennant. By the time they took the field against the American League's Designated Luddites, the New York Yankees, they were playing for their place in the pantheon of the game's great teams. When the four-game sweep of the hapless Yanks was over, they had...

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