American Major League Baseball Playoffs - 2018

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Re: American Major League Baseball Playoffs - 2018

Post by Scot Dutchy » Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:25 pm

I am quite sure the rest of the world will be impressed. Not.
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Re: American Major League Baseball Playoffs - 2018

Post by Brian Peacock » Tue Oct 30, 2018 12:02 am

Forty Two wrote:Congrats to the BoSox on another World Series win. Well played.
Was it a classic?
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Re: American Major League Baseball Playoffs - 2018

Post by Forty Two » Tue Oct 30, 2018 12:06 pm

Brian Peacock wrote:
Tue Oct 30, 2018 12:02 am
Forty Two wrote:Congrats to the BoSox on another World Series win. Well played.
Was it a classic?
I wouldn't say so. Although the BoSox this year should be ranked one of the best baseball teams ever, with 119 combined regular season and playoff wins. Only the 1998 Yankees and the 2001 Mariners had more wins. Their post season record this year was 14 wins, and 3 losses, losing only once each to the Trolley Dodgers, the Asstros, and the Yankees. So, while the World Series itself didn't offer what I would call a "classic" battle, one has to credit the Sox for just being fucking awesome.
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Re: American Major League Baseball Playoffs - 2018

Post by Forty Two » Tue Oct 30, 2018 12:17 pm

Scot Dutchy wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:25 pm
I am quite sure the rest of the world will be impressed. Not.
It depends who you consider to be part of "the rest of the world." Canada plays, and there many baseball fans in Canada. Japan is very much into baseball. Cuba loves it. Taiwan, Dominican Republic and Venezuela like baseball more than soccer. It's fairly popular in the Phillipines, and in South Korea.

I mean, clearly, they aren't part of "the rest of the world."

Only those countries whose sporting claim to fame is "speed skating" really are part "the rest of the world."
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