• Another Reason To Root For A Boston Loss Today

    Posted by on August 31st, 2006 · Comments (1)

    From ESPN.com

    The Red Sox’s 7-2 loss in Oakland on Wednesday was their 21st during August (8-21). That tied the all-time record for losses in a month by a team that started the month in first place. Boston held a one-game lead over the Yankees at the end of July. Five other teams share the record: the 1971 Cardinals (8-21 in June), 1951 White Sox (11-21 in July), 1929 Boston Braves (8-21 in May), 1919 Yankees (13-21 in July), and 1908 New York Highlanders (7-21 in June).

    So, if Boston loses today, they will have the worst August, of all-time, for any team who started the month of August in first place.

    It’s so true: He who chokes last, chokes best.

    Comments on Another Reason To Root For A Boston Loss Today

    1. Raf
      August 31st, 2006 | 10:35 pm

      Move them to the Philippines and call them the Manila Folders 😀

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