At the beginning of August when the Arizona Diamondbacks were still having delusions of grandeur, I received a letter in the mail providing instructions on how to order post season tickets for when the Diamondbacks made the play-offs. The letter had pricing for my two season tickets for all play-off games and a deadline of when payment had to be received. At the time I was very excited and planned on buying the ticket package. But soon the Diamondbacks began falling away and by the time the deadline arrived Arizona was for the most part eliminated. I kept the letter and the invoice for my tickets just to remind me how close we were at one point in the season. Today I was going through papers on my desk and I came across that envelope and looked through it again. What I didn’t notice was that there was another piece of paper in the envelope as well.


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