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  • I think the Rays have seriously started to develop a rivaliary between the Sox,Yanks and Rangers.
    All it takes for evil to prevail is for good men to do nothing. -Unknown

    A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. -Nelson Mandela

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    • Originally posted by RaysFan_98 View Post
      I think the Rays have seriously started to develop a rivaliary between the Sox,Yanks and Rangers.
      The Rays have not been in existence that long, and they are not 225 miles from either Boston or NY
      sigpicMan, do I *HATE* the Yankees!!!!!!

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      • Originally posted by RaysFan_98 View Post
        I think the Rays have seriously started to develop a rivaliary between the Sox,Yanks and Rangers.
        I think you're right and I think they're going to be in the elite tier of teams for the foreseeable future which is necessary for developing a healthy, lasting rivalry.
        Ken Fougère

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        • After 8 years missing in action . . .
          Not heard from since 2004 . . .

          " YankeeMan" has emerged!* - :disbelief:


          *(May God have mercy on me.) -
          Ken Fougère

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          • With a small caveat to the Giants-Dodgers rivalry...

            The discussion of other insignifcant rivalries in this thread is disappointing...

            Nothing compares to Yankees-
            RedSux.
            WORLD CHAMPIONS!

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            • Heeee's Baackk...
              Ken Fougère

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              • One of the things that makes the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry great is that the history of the two franchises are inextricably entwined. A well-informed Yankee fan will know a significant amount of BoSox history. Conversely, the knowledgeable BoSox fan* will be well versed in Yankee lore. No erudite discussion of either team’s history can take place without discussing the other. We are very familiar with each other… and everyone knows what familiarity breeds…

                [*FYI: Contrary to public opinion in the 5 boroughs, “knowledgeable BoSox fan” is not an oxymoron (emphasis on “moron”).]


                HIYA KEN!
                WORLD CHAMPIONS!

                1923 • 1927 • 1928 • 1932 • 1936 • 1937 • 1938 • 1939 • 1941 • 1943

                1947 • 1949 • 1950 • 1951 • 1952 • 1953 • 1956 • 1958 • 1961 • 1962


                1977 • 1978 • 1996 • 1998 • 1999 • 2000 • 2009

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                • Originally posted by YankeeMan View Post
                  One of the things that makes the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry great is that the history of the two franchises are inextricably entwined. A well-informed Yankee fan will know a significant amount of BoSox history. Conversely, the knowledgeable BoSox fan* will be well versed in Yankee lore. No erudite discussion of either team’s history can take place without discussing the other. We are very familiar with each other… and everyone knows what familiarity breeds…

                  [*FYI: Contrary to public opinion in the 5 boroughs, “knowledgeable BoSox fan” is not an oxymoron (emphasis on “moron”).]



                  HIYA KEN!
                  Some of the very best baseball discussions I've had have been with Yankee fans, both in Fenway and in the Bronx.

                  Of course, most of the worst baseball interactions I've had have been with Yanks fans...wouldn't call them "discussions".
                  "If I drink whiskey, I'll never get worms!" - Hack Wilson

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                  • May God bless Harry Frazee, he started the ball rolling.

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                    • Yankee fan all my life and have to respect the devotion of the Bosox fans, sticking by their team after so many close calls that ended in disappointments..... so many years.

                      2004 was a bitter pill to swallow as a Yankee fan.
                      But, first thing I did was go to the Bosox page and tip my hat.
                      Even when the rival is the other team, they pulled it off and then walked through the Cards in a sweep, that was some ballplaying by the Bosox.

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                      • Whew!

                        Originally posted by SHOELESSJOE3 View Post
                        ...2004 was a bitter pill to swallow as a Yankee fan.
                        They say there’s a silver lining in every rain cloud…

                        One of the “bright sides” of my absence is that I wasn’t able to logon to this site in October 2004… I can’t imagine the abuse I would have suffered...
                        [Hiya Ken! ] I really dodged a bullet there… Still, I am stuck with this lousy avatar and signature for 1-year.
                        WORLD CHAMPIONS!

                        1923 • 1927 • 1928 • 1932 • 1936 • 1937 • 1938 • 1939 • 1941 • 1943

                        1947 • 1949 • 1950 • 1951 • 1952 • 1953 • 1956 • 1958 • 1961 • 1962


                        1977 • 1978 • 1996 • 1998 • 1999 • 2000 • 2009

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                        • Where ya been?
                          sigpicMan, do I *HATE* the Yankees!!!!!!

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                          • Originally posted by YankeeMan View Post
                            They say there’s a silver lining in every rain cloud…

                            One of the “bright sides” of my absence is that I wasn’t able to logon to this site in October 2004… I can’t imagine the abuse I would have suffered...
                            [Hiya Ken! ] I really dodged a bullet there Still, I am stuck with this lousy avatar and signature for 1-year.
                            Dodged a bullet? Try a minefield buddy.
                            Ken Fougère

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                            • After reviewing the 2012 schedule, I’m launching an investigation! I’m gonna’ find out who Ken has been bribing to get ALL six pre-All Star rivalry games at that decrepit ballpark in the Fens.*


                              [*Knowing that Fenway is named for the neighborhood it was built in is information usually only known to Red Sox and Yankee fans. That’s how “intertwined” we are. ]


                              [Hiya Ken! ]
                              How sad is it that my best baseball bud is a Sawx fan? :noidea
                              Last edited by YankeeMan; 04-13-2012, 08:50 AM.
                              WORLD CHAMPIONS!

                              1923 • 1927 • 1928 • 1932 • 1936 • 1937 • 1938 • 1939 • 1941 • 1943

                              1947 • 1949 • 1950 • 1951 • 1952 • 1953 • 1956 • 1958 • 1961 • 1962


                              1977 • 1978 • 1996 • 1998 • 1999 • 2000 • 2009

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                              • Originally posted by YankeeMan View Post
                                [Hiya Ken! ]
                                How sad is it that my best baseball bud is a Sawx fan? :noidea
                                Well, it shows that some New Yorkers have taste. - roof:
                                Ken Fougère

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