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2011 MLB Playoffs: MLB Made a Mistake by Even Beginning Game 1 in New York

as Major League Baseball had gained the most momentum it has had in years, it came to a screeching halt on Friday night in the Bronx.

After what was the most fantastic finish in MLB history, baseball had silenced some of its critics—until Game 1 of the ALDS between the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees.

In what was slated as the best Game 1 matchup on the mound in all of baseball, the game was "postponed" seemingly before it even began. Two perennial Cy Young contenders, Justin Verlander and CC Sabathia, were set to dual only to have the game washed away by rain as early as the middle of the second inning.

The anticipation for this pairing was immense, all eyes were on the pitching mound in New York. Shortly after it began, it ...

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