I realize that many of you are reading this from your iPhones and Blackberrys as you line up on the George Washington Bridge to plunge into the icy depths of the Hudson River.
But before you do, the LoHud Yankees Blog Research Staff looked far back in baseball history and discovered that is possible to lose the first two games of the season and then win the World Series. It took several seconds to find a team that had done so, that team being the 2008 Philadelphia Phillies.
In total seriousness, calm down. Listen to your captain.
“It’s two games,” Derek Jeter said after the game. “Just two games.”