Re: Thread Killers
posted at 4/10/2014 6:12 AM EDT
In response to TheExaminer's comment:
In response to Not-A-Shot's comment:
In response to billge's comment:
Thats just cause you don't have your papers from Red Sox nation.
I was an original member of Red Sox Nation. I had the card to prove it. It think it cost $20 and we got discounts on tickets.
Now? The Red Sox aren't about baseball. They're about marketing. I'm not interested.
Well, that and winning World Championships at least.....
No thanks to Lucchino trying to muck it up routinely. Money is more important than winning to ownership, of that I have little doubt. They have milked every single opportunity beyond death, and that is simply not deniable. They have been willing to invest in the team because they have routinely stolen the money back other ways.
The Sox made an unholy PARTNERSHIP with Ace Ticket, FOREVER keeping ticket prices high, nevermind the fake a s s padding of that meaningless sellout streak.
Now, even after having the highest average ticket price in baseball (until the new Yankee stadium, which kind of doesn't count), they also are playing the game of premium games and regular, inflating the high end even further.
THeo helped constuct a team in spite of meddling ownership, as proven by his quitting, and returning after Lucchino was neutered. Cherrington did the same when he obviously wanted Sveum, and Lucchino undercut him and brought in that CLOWN Valentine.
Those are the two blindingly bright examples of Lucchino's utter cluelessness when it comes to playing the actual game. The 3 stooges, to their credit, have managed to, when push comes to shove, actually give the GM responsibilities to some talented people. They DO deserve credit for that, as the Sox have sent maybe 3 GMs to other teams as well...they are obviously doing that part right.