mabfan (Michael A. Burstein) (mabfan) wrote,
mabfan (Michael A. Burstein)
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World Series Thoughts

gnomi reminded me that the Red Sox last won the ALCS in 1986.

That fall, I began my senior year in high school. I lived in Forest Hills, Queens, and my younger brother had season tickets to the Mets. Because of it, we managed to attend games one and seven of the World Series. As a major Mets fan, I desperately wanted the Mets to win, but as someone with a sense of history, I didn't want the Red Sox to have to lose for the Mets to win.

Today, I don't have that problem. The Mets were long out of it this season, so here's hoping the Red Sox win the Series, and do it well.

On a final note, it's amusing to be living here in Brookline, hometown of Theo Epstein. There's been talk of renaming something for him should the Sox win the series. In fact, I've even heard of a proposal to rename the whole town for him: Theo Epstein, Massachusetts.

And, come to think of it, I am in town government...

:-)

Good night, all.
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