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Old 09-27-2012, 11:37 AM
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Originally Posted by CHISOXFAN13 View Post
Not about the size of the lead for me.

The Sox held a three game cushion nine days ago and lost four games in the standings since.
You can call it choke or whatever, it really doesn't matter, it's all really meaningless rhetoric anyway. I think people are taking exception to the term "colossal" or "epic" or whatever choke job. The Sox never had a real hold on this division, plenty of teams in baseball history that have lead a division by 3 games have gone on to bow out. This will sting us, but nobody is going to put the Sox in the category of say, the '69 Cubs, '64 Phillies, or '11 Red Sox and Braves.

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