Thoughts, lists and other compulsive bits about baseball from comedian filmmaker television producer/Red Sox fan Paul Francis Sullivan....
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Friday, October 07, 2011
Don't gloat today, Red Sox fans... just grin
Hey fellow Red Sox fans... do me a favor. Stay off the Yankee message boards today. Don't write on Yankee blogs and don't gloat.
Yeah the Yankees did a faceplant and couldn't take advantage of having Verlander rained out to only one start. They stranded a 25 man roster on base last night and A-Rod is back to being a goat.
Trust me, I understand. I LOVE the sight of the Yankees staring from the dugout with the collective "How did it get to here?" 1,000 yard stare.
It's great. I'm reading all the articles breaking down the Yankee's disappointing ending which are all basically the same article that has been written EVERY fall since 2001 with the exception of 2009.
I'm watching the clips.
But I'm not gloating.
The Red Sox did an epic collapse and couldn't make the playoffs. The Yankees collapse wasn't epic. It was more of a whimper.
So yeah, it takes a little of the sting out knowing that there won't be ANOTHER parade in New York.
But that's not reason to gloat. Just grin and revel in a little Schadenfreude.