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The magic number is …

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Sep 26, 2009 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

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The Yankees (99-56) beat the Red Sox and have clinched at least a tie for the American League East title. They can celebrate tomorrow with a series sweep.

Sue, Billy Martin would have been the easy choice for the magic number. But the late Bobby Murcer knew most of the players on this team and was close friends with Joe Girardi.

Plus he was one of the nicest guys in the game. So as the Yankees move a win away from clinching, let’s remember Bobby.

Back in a bit with clubhouse reaction.

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