Hoping We CC a Lee Victory

Posted: 26th October 2009 by Lewie Pollis in MLB
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Sunday nightÆs ALCS game was a watershed event in my young life. After relentlessly hating them for years and yearsùsince before I can rememberùI found myself almost kind of happy to see the Yankees beat the Angels. When I drew pictures of IndiansÆ games in first grade, I would always depict my heroic Tribesmen humiliating the Bronx Bombers. When I adopted the Red Sox as my second-favorite team in middle school, it was mostly because Boston fans shared my hatred for Steinbrenner and his crew. And when, during multiple trips to New York, I risked my life by wearing my Yankee Hater hat on the subwayùbeing killed for thumbing my nose at the boys in pinstripes would be the noblest death I could imagine. Yet on Sunday, I was on the verge of actively rooting for the Yankees, because their v ...

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