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New York Yankees: How the Bronx Bombers Bailed Out Andy Pettitte in 1998 ALCS

is often forgotten that the 1998 New York Yankees, the team that won more regular season games (114) than the 1927 Yankees (110), were in a dire situation during the playoffs.

After winning the first game of the ALCS against the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium, the Yankees lost Game 2 in 12 innings, 4-1.

Jim Thome led off the Indians' 12th with an opposite field single to left field. Enrique Wilson ran for him.

Travis Fryman bunted toward first base, where Tino Martinez fielded the ball and threw to second baseman Chuck Knoblauch, who was covering first. Martinez' throw hit Fryman in the back.

Knoblauch argued that Fryman should have been called out for interference. He continually pointed to where he believed Fryman had run out ...

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