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  • Originally posted by SHOELESSJOE3 View Post
    Sounds like you don't think too much of the players representing the Yankee team, this is the Yankees as they are today.
    No, I'm not a fan of teams who win a couple championships in recent history and many fans act like they are God's gift to their respected sport or act like a couple of recent success negates decades and decades of inferiority to the team they brag towards the most. This is what I fear most when the Cubs finally win a W.S.. And it isn't just the Sox, lots of franchises do it. Not a fan of either team, and I really don't have anything personal against any of the players on either team and know that most fans of any team are great.
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    • Originally posted by SHOELESSJOE3 View Post
      Sounds like you don't think too much of the players representing the Yankee team, this is the Yankees as they are today.
      I'm curious, exactly are you saying about the current Yankee team? That their players believe that other teams are unworthy?
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      • Originally posted by STLCards2 View Post
        This is what I fear most when the Cubs finally win a W.S..
        Heh, exactly. Before Boston won it's WS I was a secret Cubs rooter, feeling that they were much like my own team, historic "almost greats" . After seeing how well *cough* Boston fans handled their own win and now having one less team with a historic losing streak, I now root against the Cubs and don't want them to even sniff a WS.

        Not before my team wins one anyway. :gt

        After that it's all good.

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        • I'm gonna tell you a story
          I'm gonna tell you about my town
          I'm gonna tell you a big bad story, baby
          Aww, it's all about my town
          Yeah, down by the river
          Down by the banks of the river Charles
          (aw, that's what's happenin' baby)
          That's where you'll find me
          Along with lovers, muggers, and thieves
          (aw, but they're cool people)
          Well I love that dirty water
          Oh, Boston, you're my home
          (oh, you're the Number One place)
          Frustrated women
          (I mean they're frustrated)
          Have to be in by twelve o'clock
          (oh, that's a shame)
          But I'm wishin' and a-hopin, oh
          That just once those doors weren't locked
          (I like to save time for my baby to walk around)
          Well I love that dirty water
          Oh, Boston, you're my home
          (oh, yeah)
          Because I love that dirty water
          Oh, oh, Boston, you're my home
          (oh, yeah)
          Well, I love that dirty water
          (I love it, baby)
          I love that dirty water
          (I love Baw-stun)
          I love that dirty water
          (Have you heard about the Strangler?)
          I love that dirty water
          (I'm the man, I'm the man)
          I love that dirty water
          (Owww!)
          I love that dirty water
          (Come on, come on)


          And..as an added bonus...to rebut last night's Yankee win...

          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fm4iU0yx9GY
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          • Based on how the Yankees-Red Sox series has gone so far I think it will be almost impossible to predict the AL Pennant Winner.
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            • I forget when these ran, but I thought they were funny.

              "Any pitcher who throws at a batter and deliberately tries to hit him is a communist."

              - Alvin Dark

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              • "Any pitcher who throws at a batter and deliberately tries to hit him is a communist."

                - Alvin Dark

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                • "Any pitcher who throws at a batter and deliberately tries to hit him is a communist."

                  - Alvin Dark

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                  • :applaud: Congratulations to Derek Jeter. What a great story and equally great player.

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                    • Originally posted by KenFougere View Post
                      :applaud: Congratulations to Derek Jeter. What a great story and equally great player.

                      Thanks, Ken. I didn't have the heart to reply here, but that's a nice story.

                      Sooooooooo ... how's things in Beantown, anyway?
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                      • Originally posted by Mattingly View Post
                        Thanks, Ken. I didn't have the heart to reply here, but that's a nice story.

                        Sooooooooo ... how's things in Beantown, anyway?
                        Well, I was heartbroken at the quick exit from the playoffs. (Now I know how you Yankee fans have been feeling for the last 9 seasons.)
                        A.J. came through big for you guys last night. Pedro pitched good too. I can't believe the pitch that Matsui hit for his HR.
                        And what's up with A-Rod? Aside from his 6 strikeouts, he hasn't done anything. He's got to be a major disappointment so far for you guys.
                        Has Joe Girardi lost faith in his bullpen to the extent that he'll have Rivera go 2 innings every outing?

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                        • Congratulations Matt!

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                          • Originally posted by KenFougere View Post
                            Congratulations Matt!



                            Merry Christmas Matt. Remember, you already got your gift in November.


                            Last edited by KenFougere; 12-30-2009, 06:22 PM.

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                            • And isn't it fitting that a former Sawxer gets into Cooperstown?



                              Congrats to the man who wore #10 in Fenway for two seasons!
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                              • Originally posted by SDL View Post
                                And isn't it fitting that a former Sawxer gets into Cooperstown?



                                Congrats to the man who wore #10 in Fenway for two seasons!
                                He's a nice guy.
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