For the first four games of the 1999 ALDS between the Cleveland Indians and the Boston Red Sox, the two teams engaged in a heavyweight bout, scoring a combined 59 runs. Then, in the bottom of the 4th inning, enter Pedro Martinez.
In 2004 the Boston Red Sox were on the verge of getting swept by their bitter rivals, the New York Yankees, in the ALCS. But this team of self-proclaimed 'idiots' refused to believe in the curse and made history.
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