Found August 05, 2012 on Fan View Point:
I attended my first Boston Red Sox game in 1972, a 13 inning spectacular punctuated by a Rico Petrocelli grand slam to win it. I was the young little leaguer mimicking Freddie Lynn's dives in the outfield,  Butch Hobson's bare handed grabs at third. I cried when they lost the one game playoff to New York, the Bucky Bleepin' Dent game. I stood on the railing outside Lou Gorman's office for Oil Can Boyd's AL East clinching win in 1986. I cried again when they finally beat the hated New Yorkers in 2004, and I basked in the glory of '07. In 2012, I have shed no tears for this unlikable bunch. Five years, five flippin' years later, and the Red Sox have completely lost me.I just don't care.This weekend, they've dropped 3 out of 4 to the AL Central juggernaut Minnesota Twins, including last night's heart wrenching ninth inning loss. A team that was once billed as the greatest ever can't get out of thier own way. They come off to this fan as an ar...
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