Wednesday, November 03, 2004

Johnny Damon Wept: The Curse Lives On

Sorry, Sox fans: your reign is over. Hope you enjoyed your week of glory.

Think about it: one week ago the Sox were the Idiot Kings of the World, ending nearly a century’s suffering. On October 27, its 3-0 victory iced a 4-0 sweep over the St. Louis Cardinals, earned Boston its first World Series Championship in 86 years, and capped one of the greatest playoff runs in American history.

Today, in a stunning turn of events that eclipses the shame and disappointment conjured by names like Bucky Dent, Aaron Boone and Bill Buckner...

[--and let us not forget Ralph “Black Sock” Nader, the bag-man to the black-clad officials charged with calling balls and strikes, who delivered the 2000 Series to the Florida team]--

Today the Red Sox have been ingloriously stripped of their rightful title.


Originally posted as under "Occasional Pontificator" as a post-election Sidebar Rant, 11/3/04


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