If this were your pre-playoff era and it was just three days past the end of the regular season like it is, then the World Series would be starting today. That's what happened in 1955 - they didn't even wait for October to roll around. You call this progress? Why the whole shebang would be wrapped up by Columbus Day and you could get on with the things you needed to do to survive, like gathering wood and finding a wife for the winter.
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