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Red Sox fans can't take a joke

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by EStreetJoe, Sep 17, 2007.

  1. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    Hopefully this isn't a d_b but nothing came up on it when I did a search.

    I think you gotta love ballplayers who have a sense of humor like this....
    (if you want to read Duncan's comments on this, go to the link)
  2. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    I have Verizon FIOS as my cable TV supplier. The Boston-New York games was listed as being:
    Red Socks v. Yankees. BOSOX fans shold be upset about that. Besides, if Manny can just be Manny, can't Shelley just be Shelley?
  3. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    "Avoid The Clap, Jimmy Dugan."

    Personally, I think that's funny. He personalized the autograph as opposed to signing his name and doing nothing more. Those parents ought to lighten up.
  4. Tommy_Dreamer

    Tommy_Dreamer Well-Known Member

    1. Nice quote
    2. Can't agree more!
  5. I thought it was pretty funny too, though, to be fair, the sense of humor of your average 10-year-old isn't exactly sophisticated, and irony is usually lost on little kids.
  6. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    I have about half a dozen 10-year-olds in my neighborhood, and five of the six are little assholes. All five of those kids would've told Shelley to fuck off if he did that in their book, and then they'd have had it at school, showing off the autograph the next day.

    Give today's kids some credit, why don't you?
  7. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    Funny thing is most Red Sox fans (and apparently a lot of Yankees fans) think this was a cruel thing to do to a 10-year-old.
  8. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    But the Red Sox DO suck!!
  9. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    I'm not surprised Sox fans would feel that way. Yankees fans? That's a surprise.
  10. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    But do they swallow? :)
  11. spaceman

    spaceman Active Member

    Screw that kid, and Redsocks Nation too.
  12. Pastor

    Pastor Active Member


    The kid should learn sooner than later
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