Thread: 1990s pitching
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Old 08-12-2013, 09:52 PM
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Originally Posted by lpneck View Post

I was 16 years old and convinced after the game the Sox were a team of destiny. A new park they were filling... Thomas having an MVP caliber season... Ventura hit a walk-off grand slam against the Rangers a week earlier and I had been at the game (best sporting event I have ever attended, including the black out game)... now you bring up a rookie who goes out and throws a no-hitter? No way this team doesn't win it all- it's a magical story.

Then they lost 15 of the next 17 and were 9 games out by the end of August.
I was at that game with the Ventura slam. From the upper deck on the 3rd base side. it looked ike a gapper for sure, but didn't drop
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