Heh. If the Sox win the World Series this year, then and only then should they proclaim “the curse has been broken!” As it is... sure, it's a unique sense of circumstances, but it's just a kid getting smacked in the mouth with a baseball.
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Originally posted by The ThrillHopefully, I'm wrong, and the Sox overtake NY and go all the way...just so millions of Chowds can die happy. :-)
If the Red Sox ever won a World Series, New England wouldn't know how to deal with it, if only because there's so many of them that are only happy when they're miserable (read: when the Sox fail to win when it counts).
But if the Red Sox wins then then the Cubs fans will be even whinier about their curse. Then after they win we would have to listen to the White Sox fans talk about their curse but of course no ones gives a shit about the White Sox.
Marge I am just trying to get into heaven not run for Jesus.
I think the issue with Damon is what kind of player will he be in the second half of the contract? He will be 35 and 36 for the second half and paying him $13 million per year will be overpaying at that point. That is the Yankee advantage, though.