Thoughts, lists and other compulsive bits about baseball from comedian filmmaker television producer/Red Sox fan Paul Francis Sullivan....
feel free to call him “Sully.”
Tuesday, August 09, 2011
It is fun to see Mariano Rivera fail
I have nothing personally against Mariano Rivera, but as a Red Sox fan it is special to see him lose.
Because with as incredible he has been since Clinton was up for reelection that ANY loss by Rivera seems like a shift in the time space continuum has occurred.
And it is also a reminder of that awkward moment that will EVENTUALLY happen to Yankee fans. At one point Mariano Rivera will not be the closer. And for the first time in decades Yankee fans will have to endure what all other 29 franchises had to deal with at one point or another:
The 9th inning NOT being a forgone conclusion.
And oh yeah, any time the Yankees lose a game that looked like it was in the bank... let's face it. That is a beautiful thing.