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Awesome 1974 Cleveland Browns letter to a fan upset about paper airplanes

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Bob Cook, Dec 22, 2010.

  1. Bob Cook

    Bob Cook Active Member


    Read the Browns' response, and you'll agree -- they don't write 'em like that anymore.
  2. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    I thought it was a hoax at first.

    But I discovered there is a lawyer named Dale O. Cox in Idaho. Gotta be the same guy. I'll find out if he responds to my email!
  3. Bob Cook

    Bob Cook Active Member

    Tell him some asshole is signing his name to some stupid emails.

    By the way, I believe the Cleveland Scene has melted under all the traffic this is getting. You can also see the letters here:

  4. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

  5. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Wow, I wish it could be 1974 again.

    If that letter was written today there would be several lawsuits and several people fired.
  6. Bob Cook

    Bob Cook Active Member

    Not only did the Browns' attorney not try to hide the letter from Art Modell, he actually CCed him on it.
  7. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    These days, the person who got the letter would have held a press conference, hired an attorney and would be claiming he can no longer work because of the mental anguish caused by the letter.

    The owner would be apologizing and every person who read the letter before it went out would be fired.

    "Coach Mangini can you talk about this letter that a Browns employee sent to a season ticket holder? It was quite mean. It actually called him an (gasp) asshole."
  8. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    I wish I was alive when the Browns were worth rooting for. :(
  9. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    You weren't born in 1986?
  10. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    I hate you.
  11. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    "Dear Asshole."
  12. Colton

    Colton Active Member

    Turns out, it was true!

    Cool that the writer tracked down all the subjects.

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