In a season of highs and lows for the Yankees and the Mets, the teams split the first two games of a series. But they joined each other in a moment of unity on Saturday.
Within the past month, the Yankees managed to win 13 straight games but also endure losing streaks of four and seven games. The Mets began August in first place and ended it in third place, out of the playoff picture and apologetic that some of their stars had been flashing thumbs-down gestures to their own fans.
The streaky, star-crossed seasons of both teams converged this weekend in the first Subway Series played on the anniversary of
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