By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -
OCT. 5, 2002
ALDS GAME 4
YANKEES AT ANGELS
ANAHEIM -- For the team that plays in The City That Never Sleeps, it was lights out.
The New York Yankees, the American League champions in each of the past four seasons and five of the past six, returned to New York early Sunday morning without any such banner, with their so-called mystique in their back pockets.
The Angels, who went 41 seasons without winning a playoff series, exorcised the demons of so many empty Octobers, eliminating the Yankees with a 9-5 victory in Game 4 of the American League Division Series before a red-clad crowd of 45,067 at Edison Field. After losing Game 1 of the series, the Angels won three in a row to close out the best-of-five series.
The Angels have a flight scheduled to leave this evening, but they must wait for the outcome of Game 5 between Oakland and Minnesota to learn where they're going and who they'll be playing in the American League Ch...