December 5, 2013
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From the Major League Playoffs to the World Series
As the summer begins to wind down, many sports fans begin to wonder if their baseball team has what it takes to make it into the World Series. As the days become a little shorter, the World Series becomes a little more real to those die hard baseball fans with their fingers crossed and all their lucky rituals in full swing. Many fans will also begin to buy their season MLB tickets to prepare for the baseball season.
Each year as dynasty teams struggle and teams who once had losing records battle it out, no one is disappointed when the real race foe the World Series begins. Many teams, like the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees have been there before, but there always seems to be a new team, with a few new players, vying for their spot in the pinnacle of the season and the top honor.
As the Major League Playoffs begin, after what has been a grueling season of nearly 162 games, fans from all walks of life, in all areas of the country, sit on the edge of their seat and watch their idols try to swing for the fence and take their team to the World Series. Other than the World Series, the playoffs are some of the most exciting times for a fan and MLB playoff tickets can be hard to obtain.
For some, the baseball season seems long, but to others, 162 games is not enough and they just can't seem to get enough of the sport they grew up playing in their own backyard. The playoffs typically begin around the first week of October. This magical time in the Fall is like no other. With jack-o-lanterns being carved, a chill in the air, and some even getting ready for the upcoming holidays, baseball fans alike wait in anticipation of their team winning the playoffs and advancing to the World Series. World Series tickets are the hardest to come by so be sure to buy them as soon as you can to avoid disappointment.
Eight teams make the playoffs, four from the American and four from the National League. The three division champs and one wild card qualify for the wonderful postseason. A wildcard team is the team with the best record that did not win their division. The wild card team, although often dismissed, is never easy to beat and fans of this team are the most eager for their team to prove they should be there and that have earned the right to play in the World Series.
Those teams lucky enough to make it deep in to the days of October are the teams that have worked hard all year in every aspect of the game. Every team in Major League Baseball has top athletes and every team has the skill to get to the top, but which ones actually make it is anyone's guess.