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alarimer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-15-08 06:21 AM
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12. I can't stand the east-coast baseball bias.
There are other teams besides New York and Boston.

Finally a team wins that doesn't have a billion-dollar payroll.

Fuck the Yankees and Red Sox. I am glad they lost.
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  -so tampa bay vs the phillies. could there be a more boring world series ever? CasualWatcher9  Oct-14-08 10:42 PM   #0 
  - Why would it be boring?  MrSlayer   Oct-14-08 11:59 PM   #1 
  - I happen to like teams other than the Yankees, Red Sox, Cubs, etc.  Fenris   Oct-15-08 12:12 AM   #2 
  - Tampa is an incredibly entertaining team to watch. You're crazy.  Mojambo   Oct-15-08 12:22 AM   #3 
  - Why would it be boring?  turtlensue   Oct-15-08 12:25 AM   #4 
  - In the end, good baseball is all that counts  reyd reid reed   Oct-15-08 12:34 AM   #5 
  - no, this will be a world series that no one cares about...  CasualWatcher9   Oct-15-08 12:45 AM   #6 
  - thank you for outing yourself as the casual, gloryseeking, johnny-come-lately 'fan'  Blue_Tires   Oct-15-08 09:20 AM   #21 
  - I believe this will be the first time I tell a DUer to go fu#k himself  Patiod   Oct-15-08 09:40 AM   #24 
  - TB v PHI = worst rated WS ever?  Saint Etienne17   Oct-15-08 01:20 AM   #7 
  - Possibly.  geomon666   Oct-15-08 01:29 AM   #8 
  - because of course THAT is why we watch as fans...  Blue_Tires   Oct-15-08 09:14 AM   #19 
  - actually, i think this is the best world series in years.  PittPoliSci   Oct-15-08 01:57 AM   #9 
  - We live in eternal hope  dropkickpa   Oct-15-08 09:01 AM   #17 
  - Don't know much about the Rays, other than they can be pretty  old mark   Oct-15-08 06:15 AM   #10 
  - Poor, bitter Yankee fans  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Oct-15-08 06:16 AM   #11 
  - And Ken Burns  Patiod   Oct-15-08 09:41 AM   #25 
     - Very true  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Oct-15-08 11:26 AM   #28 
  - I can't stand the east-coast baseball bias.  alarimer   Oct-15-08 06:21 AM   #12 
  - I live on the East Coast and I can't stand the NY-Bos thing  turtlensue   Oct-15-08 07:24 AM   #14 
     - What about the Pirates. They really are a true small market team.  madinmaryland   Oct-15-08 10:48 AM   #27 
  - Schmuck! You can't be much of a real baseball fan.  HERVEPA   Oct-15-08 06:30 AM   #13 
  - Are you kidding????  JerseyGirlDem   Oct-15-08 07:32 AM   #15 
  - A boring series would be another one with the Red Sox or Yankees involved.  PeterU   Oct-15-08 08:51 AM   #16 
  - of baseball is love of baseball  Blue_Tires   Oct-15-08 09:11 AM   #18 
  - What's the matter with Rays/Phillies?  deadparrot   Oct-15-08 09:19 AM   #20 
  - it is no longer enough that the best two teams remaining play  Blue_Tires   Oct-15-08 09:22 AM   #22 
  - Dude, the World Series is not about ratings and money and market share.  jobycom   Oct-15-08 09:37 AM   #23 
  - yes, because having players who play because they enjoy it as opposed to getting a bigger paycheck  charlie and algernon   Oct-15-08 09:48 AM   #26 
  - What the hell are you even talking about?  regularguy   Oct-15-08 11:34 AM   #29 
  - No. Speaking as a diehard Bosox fan, I think it would be good.  flvegan   Oct-15-08 12:09 PM   #30 
  - I'd rather watch the freakin' OLYMPICS!!!  dbaker41   Oct-15-08 01:05 PM   #31 
  - Why will it be boring?  turtlensue   Oct-15-08 01:33 PM   #32 
     - Boring for me, at least, because I don't care much for either team.  dbaker41   Oct-15-08 02:04 PM   #33 
  - If the Rays win it all, they are professional sport's franchise of the year  Ishoutandscream2   Oct-15-08 02:14 PM   #34 
  - As long as neither the Red Sox nor the Yankees are involved, I'm happy  LSdemocrat   Oct-15-08 02:16 PM   #35 
  - Yes. Substitute any of the recent NL expansion teams for the Phils.  KamaAina   Oct-15-08 02:25 PM   #36 

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