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Jorge Posada: New Trick By an Old Dog Saves the Day for Yankees

Posada had become something of a forgotten man around the Yankee Universe this season.

He's always stayed in the shadows of New York's starry landscape when you think about it, which is pretty amazing when you realize he's one of the greatest offensive catchers to ever play the game.

If the Core Four was U2, then Posada would obviously be drummer Larry Mullen, Jr.—all brooding intensity, happy to stay in the background and do his job, but the first to call out a member of the group if they get out of line.

For posterity: Bono = Jeter (face of the franchise, polarizing, iconic), The Edge = Rivera (quiet, remarkably consistent, wholly unique), and Adam Clayton = Pettitte (likable, gray hair, profoundly underrated).

But Posada is 39 now, ...

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