It’s the top of the 9th, elimination game. You’re team is down 2 runs. You’ve got to do what you can. So you knock on the table twice, and toss back your 3rd, maybe 4th rally shot. Who’s counting? Suddenly with 2 outs and 2 strikes in the 9th, the ball gets launched in to right field. It’s tied.
Then in the 10th, the opposing team takes a 2 run lead. All is lost. Better up the rally shot pace if we’re going to get out of this one.
Bottom of the 9th. Two outs again, down 1 now. Toss back another one. Running low on booze. Things aren’t looking great. 2 strikes again, and…THERE IT IS!
Hold them in the 11th. Time for another shot. Someone mentions Game 7. Better knock on wood, twice. Suddenly, the ball is going back. Way back. It’s over.
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