Originally posted on Angelswin  |  Last updated 8/1/12
  Tim Salmon’s clutch home run wins itRob Goldman - AngelsWin.com Historical Writer The 2002 World Series followed the same script as the ALDS and ALCS. We came up short in Game #1, losing a squeaker 4-3, and we responded with a win in Game #2.  The prevailing view on the team was been there, done that. There is no reason to panic. To drive our point home, we came out swinging the sticks like we had in the previous playoff series. The headlines in the Orange County Register read, “Off the Hook.” It was a clever play on my name and the fact that I stepped it up after my poor performance in Game #1. Game 2 was really a fun game to be a part of…. as a hitter.  In what turned into an offensive battle, both teams combined for 28 hits and 21 runs. The lead went back and forth as both teams battled it out like a great heavyweight fight.  The series really turned on this game. Hitters on both teams flushed out any anxieties they had and settled into offensive juggernauts. Fortunately...
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