As the Cleveland Indians racked up win after win, I watched with amusement, appreciation, then apprehension, and now, finally, at 19 wins in a row, pure dread.
Maybe I’m just biased, bitter, petty, fearful, overprotective, all of the above. Whatever, I don’t care.
Like most A’s fans, I regard the team’s American League record 20 game win streak in 2002 as that era’s signature achievement.
The Streak was the most improbable of events. The 2001 A’s were a juggernaut, clicking on all cylinders, then losing in spectacularly heartbreaking fashion to the Damn Yankees. In the offseason, they lost the