Weather takes backseat in Game 1
Phils, Yanks not bothered by conditions as Series opens
NEW YORK -- With light rain falling in the Bronx all afternoon, the Phillies and Yankees couldn't help but get a sense of deja vu in the hours leading up to Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday.After all, it was in Philadelphia that a World Series game took three days to play last October. And all but one of the last four games the Yankees have played at home has been threatened by rain -- and the one clear day was for a makeup game.
Tim Britton is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.