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Just now, SteveA said:

Was talking to a guy at work and we were wondering... if it's Cleveland/GS again, it would be the same final two teams for the 3rd straight year.   Has that ever happened before in the four so-called "major sports"?   We couldn't recall any.   Don't think it's happened in college football or college basketball either, though Clemson and Alabama have a shot to do it this fall.

Dodgers and Yanks in Brooklyn days maybe?  Have to look it up.  

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Just now, SteveA said:

Was talking to a guy at work and we were wondering... if it's Cleveland/GS again, it would be the same final two teams for the 3rd straight year.   Has that ever happened before in the four so-called "major sports"?   We couldn't recall any.   Don't think it's happened in college football or college basketball either, though Clemson and Alabama have a shot to do it this fall.

I believe they mentioned that it hasn't happened in basketball.  Baseball may be the best chance.  Need to look at the old WS.

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Here in Elkridge it has mostly stopped raining.

It started here a bit before Baltimore, and it takes about 20 minutes to get the tarp off the field, so....

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Just now, VeveJones007 said:

Agreed...but I can't deny that I'm stoked for the Finals. 

I have hardly watched any of the playoffs. More hockey even though I don't watch regular season hockey at all. 

Should be a good one. 

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Just now, BohKnowsBmore said:

 

I believe they mentioned that it hasn't happened in basketball.  Baseball may be the best chance.  Need to look at the old WS.

 

1 minute ago, eddie83 said:

Dodgers and Yanks in Brooklyn days maybe?  Have to look it up.  

Yanks and Giants played three straight years from 1921 - 1923

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3 minutes ago, eddie83 said:

I'm sorry. I was being a smart ass. I have no idea. 

No worries. That was funny. I really thought you had the radar up and could tell how long it was going to take for the system to go though. I'll still take sleep and horse racing over late night baseball. I'll give it another 15.

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4 minutes ago, SteveA said:

Was talking to a guy at work and we were wondering... if it's Cleveland/GS again, it would be the same final two teams for the 3rd straight year.   Has that ever happened before in the four so-called "major sports"?   We couldn't recall any.   Don't think it's happened in college football or college basketball either, though Clemson and Alabama have a shot to do it this fall.

Lakers-Celtics played 4 out of 5 years in the 60s, but not three straight.

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1 minute ago, orioleslist said:

No worries. That was funny. I really thought you had the radar up and could tell how long it was going to take for the system to go though. I'll still take sleep and horse racing over late night baseball. I'll give it another 15.

I hope I am close or under.  

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2 minutes ago, BohKnowsBmore said:

 

Yanks and Giants played three straight years from 1921 - 1923

You beat me. 

All those Dodger- Yankees and not 3 straight.  

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1 minute ago, eddie83 said:

Yes.  I heard earlier it was a blowout.  

Hard for me to get into a sport with no competition until the Finals. Just awful 

I don't have a problem with it at all. Champions should be determined by who the best team is not a team who catches fire at the right time or have a few lucky bounces go their way. In the NBA playoffs, the best team always wins and that's the way it should be. They award excellence like no other professional sports league in North America

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One of those long nights. Had an early evening gig, a radio show. Listened to the game on At Bat on way home. Went out to dinner with the family, tracked the game. Listened on the way home and then to the storage unit to dump the drum gear. Back home, watching it on MLB-TV. And now a rain delay. It's playing out almost like that Davis two inning pitching game vs. Boston for me. I kept up with the game in 3 or four different places I was that day.

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1 minute ago, TINSTAAPP said:

I don't have a problem with it at all. Champions should be determined by who the best team is not a team who catches fire at the right time or have a few lucky bounces go their way. In the NBA playoffs, the best team always wins and that's the way it should be. They award excellence like no other professional sports league in North America

Yep, but it's still no Premier League. That is a "true" champion.

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9 minutes ago, SteveA said:

 

Was talking to a guy at work and we were wondering... if it's Cleveland/GS again, it would be the same final two teams for the 3rd straight year.   Has that ever happened before in the four so-called "major sports"?   We couldn't recall any.   Don't think it's happened in college football or college basketball either, though Clemson and Alabama have a shot to do it this fall.

 

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The Cleveland Browns and the Detroit Lions played in the NFL World Championship game 3 years in a row, from 1952-1954.

 

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