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October 27, 2005

White Sox Win Series

Some team called the White Sox or something, playing a game called baseball (sp?) just beat someone else in their playoff system to win the big trophy thing.

Seriously though, remember when people used to care about baseball? No, not just the ‘idea’ of baseball – the misty-eyed metaphor for America’s Simpler-Souled Past that literary types and Billy Crystal continually mistake for a sport. No, I mean care about it as a living thing, care about the outcome of actual present-day games like they do in Football and stuff that doesn’t make you sleepy.

I dunno, maybe it’s just me. Maybe that’s just the empty, blah nothing you’re left with after years of waiting (with waning concern) for your team to make you pay attention again. At some point, you just forget you're supposed to care. For you White Sox fans though, congrats.

And here: A piece on why they’re the ‘Sox’ and not the ‘Socks’


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