As the calendar page flips to September, the leaves start to change colors and there is the familiar smell of fall tailgates for football season, sports fans begin to drift towards America’s favorite sport, football.
However, for the baseball fanatic, the lingering potential of an October playoff berth is now so unavoidably in their face, a blind man would be able to read the writing on the wall.
This is it. For all the marbles. Where push comes to shove. The loser goes home and the winner goes on to the World Series.