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November 2, 2009 |  1:14 pm

Ad The back page of Monday's A section in the Philadelphia Inquirer contained a five-column department store ad congratulating the Phillies on winning back-to-back World Series titles and hawking championship T-shirts.

The Phillies, of course, woke up Monday trailing the New York Yankees, 3-1, in the World Series. The store placing the ad? The New York-based Macy's company.

-- Kevin Baxter

Photo: The Philadelphia Inquirer apologized Monday for printing a Macy's ad congratulating the Philadelphia Phillies on winning the World Series. Credit: Matt Rourke / Associated Press