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Yankees curses?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by EStreetJoe, Mar 28, 2007.

  1. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member


    Story also mentions the "Curse of Mike Mussina" and the "Curse of A-Rod"

    I'm a Yankees fan and I'm undecided on whether I believe in the Curse of Mattingly or not.
  2. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    The Curse of A-Rod spans every team he is employed by, not just the Yankees.

    And I will defend Mattingly in that:

    a) it didn't help that their pitching didn't match their offense (Dennis Rasmussen anyone?);

    b) the strike ended the 1994 season with the Yankees 6 1/2 games up on the Orioles in the AL East, ending Mattingly's best shot at a pennant;

    c) Mattingly batted .417 in his only postseason series in 1995;

    d) Steinbrenner spent the entire 80s trying to buy a pennant and didn't win one until homegrown guys like Jeter came up (which, magically, happened during Steinbrenner's suspension from baseball, go figure).
  3. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    Not sure why a franchise with four World Series titles since 1996 would feel any sort of curse. All coincidence.
  4. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    The idea of a curse is so patently, undeniably stupid.
  5. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    Only Yankees fans would feel a "curse" after not having won a title in less than a decade. ::) No sympathies at all.
  6. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Because arrogant stupid Yankees fans (ooops, doubly-redundant) have to whine about not winning the World Series EVERY year...

    kinda the reverse of Cleveland loosers whining over their teams sucking forever ;D
  7. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    As long as the Yankees fans are recognized as arrogant and stupid, I'm cool with that. :)
  8. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Since 1992, the Brewers have suffered from the Suck Curse.
  9. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    It's been since 1983 that the Baltimore Orioles have suffered from that curse, but as long as peter "the anti-christ" angelos owns the Orioles, that streak will continue.
  10. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    I curse the Yankees every day. Several times on Thursdays.
  11. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    At least they've finished with a .500 record since then, unlike the Pirates.
  12. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    If anyone had bothered to click on the link you would have seen the story was written by a Pawtuckett Times Red Sox writer.
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