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September 27, 2011


Raoul Duke

I'm not even going to watch these last two games. I'm just going to assume the season is over and I don't care. I'm just going to focus all of my attention on the Pats & B's and pretend the Sox don't exist until next April. I can't keep caring anymore, the frustration is unbearable at this point.

Hollie Mendillo

Thank you, I needed a hardy laugh! You're right, I was just thinking, I don't know if I can endure us making the playoffs and then losing miserably. It may be better for it all to end now. Put us out of our misery! And yet...why does some part of me think we can still win it all?


You guys must be kidding me. I assume you gave up hope in 04 as well. As a young red sox fan and son of an old one i know better than to give up hope. we can do this.

Keep the faith,

The NH Sox fan

Derek Hixon

If you're not questioning the Sox (who have a worse record than the Royals since the All-Star break...true story) than you're wearing some strong rose colored glasses.

As far as me giving up in 2004, nope. That was the birth of this site actually, and I had nothing but hope:

The real difference between '04 and '11 is that the Sox lost 3 games in a row and were against the wall in '04. This year they've lost for a whole month and are against the wall. A lot of people like to claim they never gave up in '04 - but that's not really how it was. No one truly did, but their hope and faith was paper thin - as it is now.

I hope you're right - and appreciate the optimism for sure (I was right there a few days ago).

Michael Burke

Who here remembers 1978?

In my opinion, blowing a 14 game regular season lead is a far greater collapse than blowing a 3-0 ALCS lead. Sure, my opinion is predicated upon my view that far too much attention / weight is given to the post season.

However, in defense of the 78' Sox, they did win their last 8 and 14 of their last 15 to force the 1 game playoff with the Yankees.

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