A. A classic case of a Momentum binge. Both the Pirates' and Orioles' playoff victories were attributed to Momentum, as were the Orioles' first two World Series victories.
Q. But wait. I thought you said that it was agreed that the Pirates were also being carried by Momentum coming into the Series.
A. They lost their Momentum in Baltimore.
Q. Did the Orioles have Momentum going for them when they went to Pittsburgh for the third game?
A. Absolutely, everybody agreed.
Q. What was Pittsburgh's aim at this point?
A. To regain Momentum.
Q. Did they?
A. Yes. They turned the Momentum around.
Q. But then, what happened to all that well-documented Oriole Momentum?