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  • Shh, I better hide. I fear that someone is going "wabbit hunting" on Red Sox fans, and it may be natural selection. What do I do? It's either someone from Seattle or someone from New York...I better hide before I'm attacked by a swarm of pigeons.

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    • Originally posted by SDL View Post
      It's more than that.

      It's also Pats vs Jets/Giants.
      Bruins vs Rangers.
      Celtics vs Knicks.

      Boston is about 220 miles from NY. Go to the campus of Boston U. Us MA natives don't call it "Long Island U--Boston Campus" for nothing.

      My wife is from Long Island. She's a Met fan. Trust me. If she was a Yankee fan, I never would have given her the time of day.

      Also there is a attitude from NYers that seems to take it to another level. We will say the Yankees Suck. they will say Boston/New England Sucks. They will attack the region as a whole, while we confine it to just the Yankees.

      It is more than a rivalry..it is a way of life for some.
      So how about the whole "Yankees Suck" during the Pats' Super Bowl parade? I mean a parade where your team wins and you folks were complaining about a baseball team that had no involvement.

      I don't hate New England. Well, I'm not too crazy about some of their fans, but that's another story.
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      • Originally posted by Solair Wright View Post
        Shh, I better hide. I fear that someone is going "wabbit hunting" on Red Sox fans, and it may be natural selection. What do I do? It's either someone from Seattle or someone from New York...I better hide before I'm attacked by a swarm of pigeons.
        Only if you're a "wascally wabbit" would it be "wabbit hunting".

        Speaking of Seattle, as they say over a latte and some Meatloaf, well "2 outta 3 ain't bad".
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        • Originally posted by Mattingly View Post
          So how about the whole "Yankees Suck" during the Pats' Super Bowl parade? I mean a parade where your team wins and you folks were complaining about a baseball team that had no involvement.

          I don't hate New England. Well, I'm not too crazy about some of their fans, but that's another story.

          We knew you Yankee fans would be watching the parade. That's why we yelled it

          Keep in mind..."Yankees Suck" is a New England (the region, not the Pats)mantra of sorts.
          sigpicMan, do I *HATE* the Yankees!!!!!!

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          • Originally posted by SDL View Post
            We knew you Yankee fans would be watching the parade. That's why we yelled it

            Keep in mind..."Yankees Suck" is a New England (the region, not the Pats)mantra of sorts.
            Well, after the Giants put the kibosh on the Pats, none of us were saying "Red Sox S*ck" or anything like that. A few were tempted to, but we had a championship to remember, and there were two ceremonies: one up lower Broadway's Canyon of Heroes in NYC, and the other in the Meadowlands in New Jersey. Plenty of Yankee fans along the route, since the Giants used to play in Yankee Stadium for many years. I'd love to see what Schill would have to say about that one.

            Oh well, how's the wife and kids? Oh, and that loud-mouthed guy on your team, too. Oh, I forgot to say which one.

            Oh yeah, Papelbum.



            Oh, I'm glad that you folks know the number of outs per inning. Wouldn't want to have it any other way.

            Last edited by Mattingly; 07-06-2009, 03:55 AM.
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            • Hey, how'd the Yankees do in Hollywood this weekend?

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              • THIS JUST IN!

                Beantown about set to take a nosedive. Yanks about to restart their win streak.

                Stay tuned, story at 11.
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                • Yeah. like when?
                  The Yankees have looked like Little Leaguers the last few days.
                  Sox have mopped the floor with them.

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                  • Originally posted by Paulmcall View Post
                    Yeah. like when?
                    The Yankees have looked like Little Leaguers the last few days.
                    Sox have mopped the floor with them.
                    Sneer, sneer, Mr Mcall.

                    At least the Yanks got the win streak started, and the Melkman Delivered!

                    Let's just hop that Boston doesn't play many more games against last place Baltimore.
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                    • The Angels and Dodgers have a bigger rivalry than I ever knew existed. You commend the Angels on a job well done and immediately Dodger fans will tell you to knock it off or praise all things Dodgers instead.

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                      • Originally posted by Bobby_Ayala View Post
                        The Angels and Dodgers have a bigger rivalry than I ever knew existed. You commend the Angels on a job well done and immediately Dodger fans will tell you to knock it off or praise all things Dodgers instead.
                        Do you mean the Anaheim Angels and the Los Angeles Dodgers? If so, I don't see much rivalry other than the fact that Los Angeles actually plays there, while the Angels play in Anaheim.

                        Before this, the Los Angeles Dodgers were the first west coast team, followed by the California Angels.
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                        • I've been busy the past few days collecting some images. Just a few nice ideas created by others re this weekend's series:


                          The most famous of all Yankee chants has returned. Welcome back, my friend.






                          ^^ Why is the teenaged batboy jawing with Jorge Posada?


                          ^^ What the heck is going on here?

                          Hopefully, today's photo ops will be better. Ken, y'all smile out there in TV land. You're being watched on Fox. :

                          Last edited by Mattingly; 08-08-2009, 05:52 PM.
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                          • Originally posted by Mattingly View Post
                            Before this, the Los Angeles Dodgers were the first west coast team, followed by the California Angels.
                            Change this to "Dogs were first team in LA County, followed by the Angels" and you'd be correct. As written it's just plain wrong there East Coast Don.

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                            • Originally posted by CandlestickBum View Post
                              Change this to "Dogs were first team in LA County, followed by the Angels" and you'd be correct. As written it's just plain wrong there East Coast Don.
                              I was really referring to west coast baseball.

                              http://www.ballparks.com/baseball/american/anahei.htm

                              Now then, who are the "Dogs"?
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                              • Dogs? Really?

                                No one can make you
                                Do what they want to
                                You know you're stronger
                                Than the lies
                                That they tell you

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