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chisox59
08-18-2005, 06:04 PM
http://www.slate.com/id/2124605/?nav=ais

Interesting article from a Sox fan's perspective. I don't agree with everything but he makes a lot of valid points.

JohnBasedowYoda
08-18-2005, 07:50 PM
i like it

DumpJerry
08-19-2005, 12:38 PM
http://slate.msn.com/id/2124605/?nav=fo

He has a link to Soxtalk, not us. Maybe we need to reach out, he claims to be a Sox fan from Indiana. Not a bad article. Kinda puts the whole Red Sox/Cubs "pity us, we're losers" thing in perspective. I apologize if a thread was already started, I could not locate one.

The White Sox, who last won the World Series in 1917, haven't lost in heartbreaking ways like the Red Sox always did. They don't lose despairingly often like the Washington Senators and St. Louis Browns. These Sox just lose, that's it. The team's futility has no romance, glamour, or meaning. And when they lose, they still can't win—the White Sox aren't even the losingest losers in the Second City.

jackbrohamer
08-19-2005, 12:43 PM
He does, here:


We're also lacking a raft of celebrity fans (http://www.whitesoxinteractive.com/Fun&Games/FamousSoxFans.htm) who make a public spectacle of their tortured loyalty. (To give you some idea, our Ben Affleck is Styx's Dennis DeYoung.)

DumpJerry
08-19-2005, 01:07 PM
He does, here:


We're also lacking a raft of celebrity fans (http://www.whitesoxinteractive.com/Fun&Games/FamousSoxFans.htm) who make a public spectacle of their tortured loyalty. (To give you some idea, our Ben Affleck is Styx's Dennis DeYoung.)
Ok. I did not click on every link in the article.