noun, plural series.
1. a group or a number of related or similar things, events, etc., arranged or occurring in temporal, spatial, or other order or succession; sequence.
2. a number of games, contests, or sporting events, with the same participants, considered as a unit:
The two baseball clubs played a five-game series. (Or, a SEVEN-game series)
3. a set, as of coins or stamps.
4. a set of successive volumes or issues of a periodical published in like form with similarity of subject or purpose.
Speaking of a “SEVEN-GAME SERIES,” have you noticed the significance of 84 in all this? Eighty-four is SEVEN times TWELVE, two numbers of Biblical significance. Seven is the number of completion – in many ways, it’s Yahweh’s number. There are seven days of Creation; the Sabbath is the seventh day of the week; Daniel’s 70 weeks prophecy is mane up of units of “weeks of years,” or seven year units; the Shemitah year is every seven years, which usually meant blessing for Israel; and who can miss the sevens upon sevens in the Book of the Revelation – the book that completes the Bible?
And there are 12 tribes of Israel, and 12 disciples, who became the 12 official apostles? There are 12 gates into the New Jerusalem; there are 24 elders (12 times two) in John’s vision of heaven. The Bible Study Site says, “The meaning of 12, which is considered a perfect number, is that it symbolizes God’s power and authority, as well as serving as a perfect governmental foundation. It can also symbolize completeness or the nation of Israel as a whole. For example, Jacob (Israel) had twelve sons, each of which represented a tribe begun by a prince, for 12 princes total. Ishmael, who was born to Abraham through Hagar, also had twelve princes.”
Also: “Twelve thousand from each tribe of Israel (144,000 total) will receive salvation during the end time’s Great Tribulation (Revelation 7). Another set of 144,000 (12 x 12,000) will be taken from earth in order to serve and follow the Lamb of God (Revelation 14:1 – 5). Christ’s bride in Revelation 12, the church, wears a crown containing twelve stars.” … There are also twelve people in the Bible who are said to be anointed or set apart for some purpose: “Twelve people are specially noted in Scripture as being anointed for a unique task or responsibility. They are Aaron and his four sons to serve as priests (Exodus 29:7 – 9) and Saul (1Samuel 10:1), David (1Samuel 16:13) and Solomon (1Kings 1:39) to serve as kings over a united Israel. David’s son Absalom, who wanted to take the throne of his David but was killed (2Samuel 19:10), was also anointed by some to be king. The remaining three specially anointed are King Jehu of Israel (2Kings 9:6) and Kings Joash (2Kings 11:12) and Jehoahaz (2Kings 23:30) of Judah.”
So, the number 84 has multiplied powers of completion. It is multiplied anointing – to serve a purpose for Yahweh.
I make note of this because the number 84 keeps showing up for at least four of the MLB teams that have bee cursed by Elohim.
The Boston Red Sox were cursed for 84 seasons, from 1920 – when they disrespected Babe Ruth by selling him to the Yankees for money so that, allegedly, Harry Frazee, the team owner, could finance his dream: a Broadway musical. After that season (ended by… Grady Little and Pedro… Aaron Boone), the Red Sox broke through their curse when they came from a 3 – 0 deficit to the hated Yankees and won that ALCS (including Curt Schilling’s bloody sock), going on to win the 2004 World Series in four games.
The Phillies also went through 84 seasons of cursing. The curse, according to my study of MLB history, started when they disrespected one John Peter Wagner – also known as “Honus” – by not signing him when they had the chance, calling him “too big and awkward” to play Major League baseball. Honus Wagner is considered today to be the Greatest Shortstop the game has ever seen; he dominated in the field, at bat, and on the base paths. Mostly for the Pittsburgh Pirates, not for the Phillies. That scouting report was in 1897; 84 seasons later was 1979. That year, the Phillies didn’t make the playoffs, but I’m convinced that the Most Amazing MLB Game Ever Played that year – Phillies 23, Cubs 22 – broke “The Dutchman’s Curse.” (Honus Wagner was nicknamed “The Flying Dutchman”).
So, what about the Cubs? They haven’t won since 1908. That’s 107 seasons. They haven’t played in a World Series (until this year, 2015) in 70 years. Where’s the 84? The 1932 World Series – the Babe’s Called Shot, remember?
What about the Brooklyn Dodgers? They began existence in 1890 and moved out to Los Angeles after the 1957 NL season – that’s only 68 seasons. Ah, but look at the Wikipedia entry for the Brooklyn Dodgers: “Despite the early success of Brooklyn clubs in the National Association of Base Ball Players, officially amateur until 1869, they fielded weak teams in the succeeding National Association of Professional Base Ball Players, the first professional league formed in 1871.” In other words, the first truly professional league – the National Association – started in 1871, with a Brooklyn representative. So, Brooklyn had its first professional team that year. Eighty four seasons later was 1954… when the Dodgers curse finally ended with the signing of Sandy Koufax. Brooklyn won its only World Series the next season, in 1955. “The team currently known as the Dodgers was formed (as the “Brooklyn Grays”) in 1883…” the same year the team now known as “The Philadelphia Phillies” started – which was a Shemitah year.