"I really never thought I would actually see them run onto the field after winning the World Series. World Series and Red Sox — you really don't equate the two. Now we can."
And that brings Red Sox Nation to a new, bizarre and almost unimaginable predicament.
For 86 years, Red Sox fans were defined by their suffering and misery — and the suffering and misery they inflicted on everybody else when they moaned on and on about it. For more than three generations, fear and loathing has been a way of life in New England — and wherever transplanted Red Sox masochists land.
Take away the torment and the torture and what do those fans have to live for?
Friday, October 29, 2004
Red Sox Fans Need to Find a New Fret
From the L.A. Times: Red Sox Fans Need to Find a New Fret.