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Fenway
02-13-2007, 06:51 PM
OOPS

This just came across as a RED SOX message




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redsox.com (http://redsox.com) - 2/14/07
YOUR EXCLUSIVE PRESALE STARTS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15 @ 10am CT
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As a thank you for being a valued Boston Red Sox registered
user, we are pleased to offer you an online presale opportunity
to purchase additional tickets for the upcoming season prior
to the general public onsale.

Beginning at 10 a.m. CT on Thursday, February 15, you'll have an
exclusive online opportunity to purchase individual game tickets
for the 2007 White Sox season. To take advantage of this online
offer, you'll need to order online by using your exclusive presale
passcode.

Your passcode is:
Please note, the online presale ends on Thursday, February 15,
at 10 p.m.

Thank you for your support of the White Sox. We look forward to
seeing you at U.S. Cellular Field this year!

I want Mags back
02-13-2007, 07:21 PM
from Red Sox page on wikipedia.orgNickname
The name Red Sox, chosen by owner John I. Taylor after the 1907 season, refers to the red hose in the team uniform beginning 1908. Actually, Sox was adopted by newspapers needing a headline-friendly form of Stockings, as "Stockings Win!" in large type would not fit on a page. The Spanish (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_language) language media sometimes refers to the team as las Medias Rojas for Red Stockings.
The name originated with the Cincinnati Red Stockings (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cincinnati_Reds), 1867-1870 member of the pioneering National Association of Base Ball Players (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Association_of_Base_Ball_Players). Managed by Harry Wright (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Wright), Cincinnati adopted a uniform with white knickers and red stockings, and earned the famous nickname, a year or two before hiring the first fully professional team in 1869. When the club folded after the 1870 season, Wright was hired to organize a new team in Boston, and he did, bringing three teammates and the "Red Stockings" nickname along. (Most nicknames were then only nicknames, neither club names nor registered trademarks, so the migration was informal.) The Boston Red Stockings (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boston_Red_Stockings) won four championships in the five seasons of the new National Association (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Association_of_Baseball_Players), the first professional league. The success of the two teams in Cincinnati and Boston gave "Red Stockings" and other "Red" nicknames some historical and profitable grounding there and probably grounded other "Stockings" nicknames in other cities.
Boston and a new Cincinnati club were charter members of the National League (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_League) in 1876. Perhaps in deference to the Cincinnati history, many people reserved the "Red Stockings" nickname for that city; the Boston team is commonly called "Red Caps" today. Other names were sometimes used before Boston officially adopted the nickname "Braves" in 1912; that club is now based in Atlanta (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlanta_Braves).
In 1901, the American League (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_League) led by Ban Johnson (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ban_Johnson) declared itself equal to the National League and established a competing club in Boston. For seven seasons, the AL team wore dark blue stockings and had no official nickname. They were simply "Boston" or "the Bostons"; or the "Americans" or "Boston Americans" as in "American Leaguers", Boston being a two-team city. Their 1901-1907 jerseys, both home and road, simply read "Boston", except for 1902 when they sported large letters "B" and "A" denoting "Boston" and "American". On December 18 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/December_18), 1907, Taylor announced that the club had officially adopted red as its new team color.
The Red Sox are one of two teams in the American League with Sox in their name, the Chicago White Sox (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago_White_Sox) being the other.

Pilgrims

For years many sources have called the early Boston AL teams "Pilgrims" or "Puritans" or "Plymouth Rocks", or "Somersets" for owner Charles Somers (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Somers), but Bill Nowlin has demonstrated that none of those names was used much and that "Pilgrims", the most popular today, was barely used at all.[13] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boston_Red_Sox#_note-11)

Summary


Called "Bostons" or "Boston Americans" or (in Boston) "Americans" from 1901 to 1907
Called "Boston Red Sox" or "Red Sox" from 1908 to present
Name often shortened to "Bosox" or "BoSox" by headline writers - to distinguish from the Chicago White Sox (or "ChiSox") - and also called simply "The Sox" by the team's fans. to conclude, if your team would have kept one of these crappy nicknames, and not stolen ours, we wouldnt have this problem:tongue:

Fenway
02-13-2007, 07:25 PM
[/list]to conclude, if your team would have kept one of these crappy nicknames, and not stolen ours, we wouldnt have this problem:tongue:

I think they should have taken the bame the Braves discarded

Boston Beaneaters


rest of the country would have had a field day with that name

MincHiaPettito
02-13-2007, 07:26 PM
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lakeviewsoxfan
02-13-2007, 07:30 PM
Someone is getting ****canned tomorrow:D:

MincHiaPettito
02-13-2007, 08:26 PM
i was just playin around but thanks

esbrechtel
02-13-2007, 08:45 PM
is that an insult for you guys fenway? to have your baseball shrine mistakenly called US Cellular Field?

comiskey2000
02-13-2007, 10:30 PM
is that an insult for you guys fenway? to have your baseball shrine mistakenly called US Cellular Field?

That was not the mistake. Red Sox tickets went on sale weeks ago. The mistake in the email was 'Boston Red Sox' instead of Chicago White Sox.

Fenway
02-13-2007, 11:11 PM
That was not the mistake. Red Sox tickets went on sale weeks ago. The mistake in the email was 'Boston Red Sox' instead of Chicago White Sox.

and they sent it to Red Sox fans.....

WhiteSoxFan84
02-14-2007, 02:13 AM
What was the password? And how do I get in on that pre-sale? Do I just need to be a member of mlb.com or whatever?