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New York Yankees: Losing to the Pirates in 1960 Was Worse Than Being Swept

is nothing better than winning the World Series and there is nothing worse than losing it, but despite the fact that nothing hurts more than losing the final game of the season, some World Series defeats are worse than others.

In 1963, the New York Yankees lost four consecutive games to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Yankees never had a chance, although they were in every game.

When it was over, the players were embarrassed and depressed, but almost to a man, they felt that the 1960 loss was much worse.

 

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Mickey Mantle expressed it eloquently.

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