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1476Re: Why the Rockies will beat the Red Sox

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  • mandreox
    Oct 29, 2007

      --- In unmuzzledox@yahoogroups.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
      > five.
      > --- In unmuzzledox@yahoogroups.com, 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
      > triumph.
      > >
      > > Allah cackled. He prepared his mighty airliners.
      > >
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