Found October 14, 2012 on The Platoon Advantage:
It was the top of the ninth, and the Nats were up 7-5.  Yadier Molina was at the plate, faced with a situation that most of us dream of being in when we’re kids—down to their final strike with the entire season hanging in the balance. Every one of the 46,000 fans at Nationals Park was on their feet as they had been since the start of the seventh inning.  The crowd was loud, raucous, and energetic in manner that was exponentially greater than anything I’d ever experienced before.  You could barely hear yourself think, let alone hear the sound of your own voice.  Despite this, I turned to my friend Jeremy, and yelled, “One more strike!”  I’m not entirely sure if he heard me or not, but I could tell he knew what I was saying.  We were about to witness a Washington baseball team win their first playoff series since the Washington Senators beat the New York Giants to take the 1924 World Series in seven games.  It was hard not getting caught up in the excitement. The funny thing is neit...
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