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Thursday, September 29, 2011

1978, 1986, 2003, 2011 ... Red Sox Nation Grieves

Red Sox I was born and raised in Red Sox Nation, and still consider myself a citizen. So I am grieving another historic Red Sox collapse. The New York Times (of course) reports that the Red Sox had a 99.6% chance of making the playoffs on September 3, as they had a 9-game lead over Tampa Bay with 24 games left:





(Hat Tip: Kent Schenkel.)

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It feels so good to see the arrogant Red Sox fans grieving over their team's loss to the Orioles. Makes my hardened heart all soft and gushy to see them weep. I hope they have a long, cold and bitter winter.

Posted by: chris | Sep 29, 2011 8:51:45 AM

Cruel. Just cruel.

Posted by: anon | Sep 29, 2011 9:16:46 AM

I would say quit whining, but the Sox fans' tears are like candy, so keep it up!

Posted by: anonymous coward | Sep 29, 2011 10:37:05 AM

The Red Sox simply didn't deserve to make the playoffs this year and they would have been eliminated in short order anyway. Go Rays!

Posted by: ry | Sep 29, 2011 11:10:39 AM