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    • Originally posted by EdTarbusz View Post
      The Giants announced in August, 1957. The Didgers announced in October, 1957.
      Cool! The Giant's are the first MLB team to the Pacific Coast. Heh. This goes against accepted history why?

      Got a cite we can reference?

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      • Originally posted by CandlestickBum View Post
        Cool! The Giant's are the first MLB team to the Pacific Coast. Heh. This goes against accepted history why?

        Got a cite we can reference?
        The Sporting News
        The Dodgers Move West by Sullivan
        Koppetts Concise History
        and many more

        Probably any major newspaper of the day.

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        • Originally posted by EdTarbusz View Post
          The Giants announced in August, 1957. The Didgers announced in October, 1957.
          Thanks for the clarification on that.

          But which played their first game on the west coast first?
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          • Originally posted by SHOELESSJOE3 View Post
            Does it really matter. The only team that has bragging rights is the team that took the World Series last year, it was not the Bosox and not the Yanks.

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            Team history does certainly matter, and I am sure that the White Sox would trade in their 2005 trophy for the 26 that the Yankees have gotten since the W. Sox first one. And I am sure that the Marlins would trade in their history for the 26 Championships the Yakees despite the 2003 trophy. Same for the Diamonbacks in 2001. Yankees fans hae every right to be proud of their history - which shows something much more important that a single season trophy (which has a lot of luck involved) - franchise domination. give me the latter, thank you very much.

            I am not a big Yankee or Red Sox fan, but if I had a chose, I'd rather see the real Yankees on top, than the team that acts like they are the Yankees.
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            • Originally posted by STLCards2 View Post
              Team history does certainly matter, and I am sure that the White Sox would trade in their 2005 trophy for the 26 that the Yankees have gotten since the W. Sox first one. And I am sure that the Marlins would trade in their history for the 26 Championships the Yakees despite the 2003 trophy. Same for the Diamonbacks in 2001. Yankees fans hae every right to be proud of their history - which shows something much more important that a single season trophy (which has a lot of luck involved) - franchise domination. give me the latter, thank you very much.

              I am not a big Yankee or Red Sox fan, but if I had a chose, I'd rather see the real Yankees on top, than the team that acts like they are the Yankees.
              Sounds like you don't think too much of the players representing the Yankee team, this is the Yankees as they are today.

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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
                      sigpicMan, do I *HATE* the Yankees!!!!!!

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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.

                                Ken Fougère

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