Found October 10, 2012 on isportsweb.com:
The Yankees and the ALDS have an eerie relationship. It serves as either a small stepping-stone towards alarger pedestal or a heartbreaking roadblock of a larger goal. The Yankees aren’t like your favorite baseball team. The Baltimore Orioles have already had a successful season, anything in addition to making the ALDS is icing on a historic cake. They are playing with house money, having been a consensus pick for 4th in the division in March.The Yankees don’t have that luxury.  Like every other season, this one is World Series or bust. Expectations never wavier in the Bronx, even though the ALDS has been anything but an easy hurdle for the Yankees in recent years.  Since its inception in 1995 the Yankees have lost in the ALDS six times. Every one of those losses has been considered an upset to a degree. As this year’s version of the most nervous week of a Yankees fan’s year heads back to the Bronx tied at one game apiece, an unfamiliar feeling has settled upon Yankeeland. Uncertain...
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