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Old Oct 28th 2004, 4:14 am
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Originally Posted by Bob
Wouldn't have thought you going for the Sox after what happened to the yankees...which was a surprise...

certainly a bit of history this...well the breaking of the curse
The curse of the Bambino is about to be broken. A sad day in the history of baseball, Mickey Mantle and Joe DiMaggio will be turning in their graves tonight.
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Old Oct 28th 2004, 4:42 am
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The SOX sweep the Cardinals 4 - 0
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Old Oct 28th 2004, 4:44 am
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a little presumptious aren't we.
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Not really. St Louis's home record and stats are far better than their road record.
smug smile on my face tonight Mr Pimpbot.
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The curse of the Bambino is about to be broken. A sad day in the history of baseball, Mickey Mantle and Joe DiMaggio will be turning in their graves tonight.
yeah but Bill Buckner will get a good night sleep for the first time in 18 years.
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yeah but Bill Buckner will get a good night sleep for the first time in 18 years.
So the Red Sucks win one World Series in almost 90 years, big deal just goes to show how stupid they really are, falling for the whole 'curse of the bambino' thing and all that. Let them enjoy their 5 minutes of fame before the Yankees show them their place next year.
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Old Oct 28th 2004, 5:01 am
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So... the WORLD series.. what other countries play in it then?...
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Old Oct 28th 2004, 5:12 am
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Who cares about next year...they won this year coming back from 3-0 against the yankees

1918+86=2004 so it really was destiny
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So... the WORLD series.. what other countries play in it then?...
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Old Oct 28th 2004, 5:19 am
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Originally Posted by Bob
Who cares about next year...they won this year coming back from 3-0 against the yankees

1918+86=2004 so it really was destiny
It would have to be on the same night as a lunar eclipse. A lot of crazy shit happens..............
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Originally Posted by bored-silly
So... the WORLD series.. what other countries play in it then?...
It's called the world series because the first sponsor was named something like "World Fabrics" or something innocuous like that. It just stuck.
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It's called the world series because the first sponsor was named something like "World Fabrics" or something innocuous like that. It just stuck.
Yeah but when they won, the commentator said "the Boston Red Sox are world champions" like they really meant the world... Sorry Manc, I'm a bit pissed....
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Originally Posted by bored-silly
Yeah but when they won, the commentator said "the Boston Red Sox are world champions" like they really meant the world... Sorry Manc, I'm a bit pissed....
Don't be offended by the quote, it's not as if you'll be hearing it again for another 86 years
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Originally Posted by Manc
It's called the world series because the first sponsor was named something like "World Fabrics" or something innocuous like that. It just stuck.
I thought it was something to do with Japan's involvement but due to the logistics, it just ended up being a US thing. As usual I could have that totally wrong.

I went into Boston to watch it with friends. Hubby was in Palm Beach watching it. I still can't quite believe it. F*****g awesome night.
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Originally Posted by sibsie
I thought it was something to do with Japan's involvement but due to the logistics, it just ended up being a US thing. As usual I could have that totally wrong.

I.
I thought it was because an old New York newspaper, The World, was the original sponsor.
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Old Oct 28th 2004, 1:52 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter
I thought it was because an old New York newspaper, The World, was the original sponsor.
that's it. I knew I'd read it somewhere. Couldn't remember exactly what it was, but knew it was a sponsorship thing.
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