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MR. NOVEMBER
Tom Verducci
November 11, 2009
ALEX RODRIGUEZ LOWERED HIS PROFILE AND LIFTED HIS GAME—AND THE YANKEES TO THE TITLE
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November 11, 2009

Mr. November

ALEX RODRIGUEZ LOWERED HIS PROFILE AND LIFTED HIS GAME—AND THE YANKEES TO THE TITLE

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There can be no doubt that the $423.5 million the Yankees spent in 11 days in December 2008 on Sabathia, first baseman Mark Teixeira and pitcher A.J. Burnett helped the Yankees win their first World Series in nine years. But the biggest boost came from a player who was already on the team, one who is simply a good baseball story right now.

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