Well, hell. You beat me to it. But since we're in agreement, let's walk down memory lane for a moment.
This is from Keith Hernandez's excellent If at First…, one of the better year-in-the-life books written by a pro athlete. It's from the 1986 chapter, found in the paperback edition. I've been thinking about it for a couple of days.
After we beat Montreal two out of three games our second trip in there, in early August, Backman snarled, “They're buried.”
“Hey, Wally, cool it,” I urged him. “That'll just steam them.”
“Tough,” he snapped.