To Scott M. and Louis P.-Forget the Cubs and/or Yanks

Rob Frantz rfrantz at u.washington.edu
Wed Aug 30 17:06:13 MDT 1995


Jeff-
Sorry to have to correct you, but the Giants are hardly an expansion team.
I'm old enough to remember the New York Giants. That's where Willie Mays
got his start. They went west after the 1957 season along with the Dodgers.

Rob

On Wed, 30 Aug 1995, Jeffrey Booth wrote:

> Rob,
> 	It's just that I have a hard time taking expansion teams seriously
> (with the important exception of the Giants).  And I have to admit falling
> into a sort of mass psychosis regarding the Sox getting to the Series but
> I've seen three games this year and I think these guys are up for it
> (including Wakefield, contrary to his last three starts).  Everyone at work
> that's into baseball is like:  "we", "us", after years of "they suck".
> 	Anyway, who are these Yankee fans on the list?  I was hoping
> they'd raise their ugly heads...
>
> 			For the Public Ownership of the Red Sox and the
> 			Preservation of Fenway,
> 						Jeff Booth
> 						
>
> On Wed, 30 Aug 1995, Rob Frantz wrote:
>
> > Jeff-
> > I've got nothing against the Bosox, except for the next two nights
> > (go M's!). But, to be serious, the Tribe certinly look formidable,
> > so even though your boys will certainly make it to the playoffs, it
> > could be rough sledding to the W.S.
> > Frankly, I think the wild card thing is the biggest load of shit baseball's
> > ever heaped on us, but, still, if my team's got a chance for the big dance,
> > I go for it.
> > I'm a life long Phils fan (finally epiphanized in 1980) and, of course,
> > I've been with the M's from the start. If the M's can make it, it sure
> > would do alot for baseball in this town.
> > Well, to paraphrase a country song time "It's ain't Marxism, but it ain't
> > bad."
> >
> > Yours,
> >
> > Rockin' Robbie
> >
> > On Wed, 30 Aug 1995, Jeffrey Booth wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > 	Good thing you didn't try shitting on the Red Sox!  It feels like
> > > 1918 again... .  The curse of the Bambino is finally lifting so don't get
> > > too excited about the Phillies or the Mariners (yuch! yuch!)... .
> > > 	Who in his right mind could like the Yankees anyway?
> > >
> > > 					-- Jeff Booth
> > > 					
> > >
> > > On Wed, 30 Aug 1995, Rob Frantz wrote:
> > >
> > > > This year of the wild card, we will see a Phillies-Mariners October Classic.
> > > > I spent the first 26 years of my life in Philly, the last 23 in Seattle
> > > > and now my home and adopted-home teams are in position to go all the way.
> > > > The Phils, due to their recent resurrection are tied for the NL wild card
> > > > lead and the Mariners are only 1/2-game back. Yes, I do believe!
> > > >
> > > > Rob "Do ya, Do ya Wanna Dance" Frantz
> > > > Seattle, WA
> > > >
> > > >
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