Saturday, June 11, 2011
Red Sox fans should be thinking about the number 99 today.
Not in honor of Wayne Gretzky
Not in honor of Barbara Feldon who played 99 on Get Smart.
Not in honor of Nena and her 99 Luft balons.
Not in recognition of the element Einsteinium which is 99 on the periodic table of elements.
Not even for the 99 Restaurant, where so many of us Native New Englanders went to eat growing up.
Nope... 99 is the Magic Number for the Red Sox to eliminate the Yankees and win the American League East.
It looks good being in double digits.
Now let's see some winning streaks and see it in SINGLE digits.
Lackey takes the hill later today.
Stay focused John and push the needle to 98!