At one time a fan could park at State Fair and ride the 18 NATIONAL car to within walking distance of the stadium. The Rapid Transit line was abandoned just before County Stadium was built, precluding parking at Pius XI High School and riding a 2 LOCAL RAPID TRANSIT car from 76th Street to Soldiers Home.
The game? The Curse of the North Shore Line lurks in Philadelphia, first stop in the playoffs.
It was nice redemption for the Brewers. They blew a big lead in the NL Central last year, and were in danger of a big fold this season after going 3-11 to start September.The big fold was in New York. Remember this?
If the Mets go 4-3 in the final week, the Brewers would have to finish 5-1 to force a one-game playoff.The Brewers finished 5-1, while the Mets had to work to earn a 2-2 split with the Iowa Cubs, and the Florida Marlins took 2 of 3 to close Shea Stadium for good.
The Packers? Too many turnovers, a loss at Tampa Bay, and quarterback Aaron Rodgers may have a shoulder separation.