1476Re: Why the Rockies will beat the Red Sox
- Oct 29, 2007Oops.
--- In email@example.com, mandreox <no_reply@...> wrote:
> The Red Sox won the World Series in 1918 and 2004. In 1918, the
> Stanley Cup Finals were canceled because of the world-wide influenza
> epidemic. Hockey players and fans alike were dropping like flies. In
> 2004 the Stanley Cup Finals were canceled because of a labor dispute.
> Those are the only recent years without a Stanley Cup and the only
> recent years the Red Sox won the World Series. "No puck: Red Sox good
> luck." However, this year the Stanley Cup Finals went off without a
> hitch. Everything connects. Ergo, the Red Sox cannot win. Rockies in
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, mandreox <no_reply@> wrote:
> > Back in 1999 just before the Millennium, God and Allah were in a bar
> > up in heaven. God has always been a Yankee fan. Allah favors the Mets.
> > "Jeez, God," said Allah, "for like a thousand years the Yankees always
> > win. Why don't you make it interesting? how about giving my boys a
> > chance?"
> > All right, said God, games should be fair. The Mets can win
> > henceforward sometimes, and the Yankees accordingly will lose. And
> > such is the All-new Divine Plan.
> > But Lo! The Yankees immediately in that Very Millennial Year, 2000,
> > defied the Lord's Plan and humiliated the Mets to win the World
> > Series. Allah sneered. Some God! Saith Allah, Come October You can't
> > even control nine guys on a ball field.
> > Maybe they're more afraid of Steinbrenner than Me, saith the Lord. You
> > Allah may smite New York Itself and henceforward I assure You until
> > the Mets win and win again, the Yankees will come close and then
> > closer but, like the Cubs, with whom I am also wroth, never again
> > Allah cackled. He prepared his mighty airliners.
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