Through the magic of blogdom, I'm posting this after the blog entry below, which I'm still working on while listening to the Red Sox and A's go to the top of the tenth. I'm listening to the game on the radio, which to my mind is the best way to experience a game you can't see in person.
I'm pulling for the Sox, and in the National League for the Cubs. I remember asking a wizened old-timer what would would happen if Boston and Chicago met in the World Series. "It would go seven games," he replied, "be tied in the bottom of the ninth, bases loaded, three-two count, and then the earth would swallow the stadium whole..."Posted by Ideofact at October 2, 2003 01:39 AM