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SB Nation’s Rewinder series butterfly effect’s the 2014 World Series

Madison Bumgarner doesn’t end up pitching the last out of Game 7 without Derek Jeter announcing his retirement. That may sound like nonsense to you, but trust us, there’s a connection here and it deserves your RE2PECT.

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Did you know the Giants won the 2014 World Series? I’m sure you did. They did it solely because of Madison Bumgarner, right? Maybe not. Decisions made by Derek Jeter months earlier and by MLB years earlier provided big assists.

Episode 2 of SB Nation’s Rewinder looks back at all the small decisions that led to one big moment and it’s definitely worth your valuable time.