Thursday, October 21, 2004

Aura and Mystique

Ha, the Boston Red Sox have completed the greatest comeback since Lazarus, recovering from being three outs away from elimination and a 0-3 series deficit against the Evil Yankees Empire to reach the World Series for the first time since 1986.

So, is it fair to expect meteors to start falling down upon us?

Well, maybe not yet, since they've yet to win the World Series. They're still waiting for the winner between St. Louis and Houston, although if the series goes according to script, they'd be facing the Astros. Houston not only features Red Sox enemy no. 1 Roger Clemens, but the Massachussetts versus Texas angle would be representative of another important competition in America this fall.

Regardless, it was a truly historic feat by the Red Sox, and against the Yankees at that. Yesterday's game was truly a Rocky moment, and watching the re-run last night, I was just waiting for the announcers to start screaming, "He's cut! The Russian is cut!" With a few swings of the bat, the Red Sox demolished 85 years worth of the Yankees' aura and mystique.

Of course, Boston ace and Game 6 hero Curt Schilling said it best a few years ago, after leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to win the World Series against the Yankees.

"Aura and Mystique are dancers in a nightclub."


first, purefoods. now, the bosox.

go underdogs!


yeah, that was a great comeback, but they will not win the world series against albert pujols and my cardinals(of course, they still have to win game seven of the NLCS vs clemens). the curse lives!


the red sox won the series 4-0 against the cards for a world series ring after 86 years of tears and heatbreaks, the greatest comeback in the history of mlb, spunked d yanks's all star line-up with the highest payroll in the league. its good for the cards they redeem there selves last season with he expense of detroit tigers.Now the curse is on the yankees. the curse of A(pril)-ROD...


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