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Old 09-27-2012, 12:16 PM
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Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post
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.
Yeah, exactly. This team overachieved. Period. If they come back, defy the scheduling gods, and win the division, they deserve medals.
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