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About Me: Born Portland, Maine. Spent 21 years in New England. Catholic schools-Priests asked if I got the calling (to be a priest)but instead got the calling for the draft so chose(USMC). Lifelong Red Sox, Celtics, Bruins, Patriots fan. Been in the other BAY AREA past 45 years(SF) and as there is a rivalry similar to NY-Boston with SF and LA, the sports bars here in No. Cal. have fans rooting for us as if I were in Boston. Still go to New England once-twice per year to visit family---extremely partial to better seafood on East Coast & better sports fans as here they are more fair weather. Had a great run though with Joe Montana/Steve Young & 49ers and recently the SF Giants 2 World Series victories and now the Warriors to hopefully, along with the Clippers, keep the Lakers out of the playoffs. Remember Wrigley's Spearment Gum Ad ? Double your pleasure, double your fun. I get almost as much pleasure watching Yankees lose as I do watching the Sox win and ditto for the Celtics winning & Lakers losing !!! When Sox & Celtics don't play NY & LA, I root for any team that does!

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  • Posted 09/07/2014 10:08:37 EDT

    I am a Pats fan first but living in SF Bay area it's not difficult to like the 49ers too, especially in the Montana & Young days. Some fans are happy with a team having a winning record and making the more »

  • Posted 09/07/2014 09:45:52 EDT

    I recall some posts a few years ago when Garnett was compared to McHale in size and moves but I felt with Kevin's wing span he was a better rebounder, Garnett perhaps a quicker & better defender, but more »

  • Posted 09/04/2014 08:17:02 EDT

    In response to pumpsie-green's comment: [QUOTE] In response to J-BAY's comment: [QUOTE] In response to pumpsie-green's comment: [QUOTE] Looks like we will need about 8 runs tonight to win this. Workma more »

  • Posted 09/04/2014 08:13:09 EDT

    It's really too bad there are 8 batters in between Ortiz's at bats !!!

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  • Posted 09/03/2014 06:34:16 EDT

    Just got back from Oakland Coliseum and am anxious to watch on ESPN Sox –Yanks game at 4pm PCT and hope we put yet another nail, as we did one yesterday, in their playoff chances coffin. I was rooti more »

  • Posted 09/02/2014 06:04:39 EDT

    The biggest reason I want to beat the Yankees, in addition to hating them for the 70 years I've been a Sox fan, is to put a another nail or two or three(wishful thinking) in their wild card playoff ho more »

  • Posted 08/26/2014 12:42:57 EDT

    In response to pumpsie-green's comment: [QUOTE] I am going to bump up this thread just once to see if there is anyone who didn't see it the first time around. If there is no interest in meeting up tha more »

  • Posted 08/24/2014 11:49:04 EDT

    I will do some hindsight too! Yup, I wish we had kept V.Martinez who could play 1st but catch too and we haven't had a good 3rd baseman since Adrian left. Ok, it's not our fault Youk got hurt. Maybe b more »

  • Posted 08/24/2014 02:14:49 EDT

    In response to pumpsie-green's comment:   3-0 already. Game over. Go Mariners! Gotta stay ahead of the Yankees. WE ARE ALL JUST POPPYSEEDS IN THE BAKERY OF LIFE   When the Sox play out here at least 2 more »

  • Posted 08/23/2014 05:33:14 EDT

    In response to hill55's comment: [QUOTE] On the bright side, the Red Sox have held the Mariners scoreless in 16 of the 18 innings so far in the three-game weekend series. [/QUOTE] Yup...I agreed with more »

  • Posted 08/23/2014 05:09:18 EDT

    In response to pumpsie-green's comment: I am going to be visiting friends and family on the east coast in October. Several of us are tentatively planning a get-together so we can meet face to face. So more »

  • Posted 08/23/2014 04:10:51 EDT

    Would I be considered dusting off my old edition of Dale Carnegie and the Power of Positive thinking calling your attention to the fact that we held them scoreless for 8 innings yesterday and today 5 more »

  • Posted 08/16/2014 01:27:33 EDT

    In response to 67redsox's comment:   In response to dannycater's comment: I don't think I've ever been "rich," but I'm sure happy to have a great wife, children (and grandchildren) and I never thought more »

  • Posted 08/15/2014 02:23:48 EDT

    psychofool's pen name aptly fits for he/she is indeed a fool !!!   Thank you redsoxdirtdog for the following :   Yes! Not withstanding the despicable actions of a minority of military people who commi more »

  • Posted 08/15/2014 11:52:20 EDT

    Amazing that this post came out this 3rd week in August which, in effect, is National Friendship Week and although with our bogus/pen names we are in real life anonymous to each other unless some have more »

  • Posted 08/15/2014 12:19:32 EDT

    I am a combat Vet from Viet Nam. Two of my best buddies committed suicide and one in his 50s and another in his 60s some 40-45 years after they served but lived with Demons/Nightmares and PTSD(post tr more »

  • Forum Post: Key to Jon Lester

    Posted 08/13/2014 08:46:47 EDT

    This has nothing to do with Lester but I was happy to see Peavy finally get a victory after 2 losses with SF and about 10 losses in a row. He gave up 1 run & 4 hits in 7 innings and Giants gave him a more »

  • Forum Post: Key to Jon Lester

    Posted 08/13/2014 07:32:41 EDT

    In response to SFBostonFan's comment:   In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment:     In response to ThefourBs' comment: [QUOTE]   I keep coming back to, if the Sox wanted to throw a ton of money at a top p more »

  • Forum Post: Key to Jon Lester

    Posted 08/13/2014 02:04:06 EDT

    In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: In response to ThefourBs' comment: [QUOTE] I keep coming back to, if the Sox wanted to throw a ton of money at a top pitcher, why didn't they just do it this past o more »

  • Posted 08/11/2014 10:49:02 EDT

    In response to pumpsie-green's comment: Williams lived about 20 minutes from my home. Great actor, good person too. He always seemed so full of life; hard to imagine he took his own life. RIP. WE ARE more »

  • Posted 08/11/2014 06:23:18 EDT

    In response to billge's comment: [QUOTE] Is it a Dirty trench coat with a Belt ?  Oh wait are  we talking about baseball.. Were talkin about baseball ? [/QUOTE] And Roy's......... Sure I would, but it more »

  • Posted 08/09/2014 03:09:43 EDT

    In response to RedSoxKimmi's comment: [QUOTE] In response to Flapjack07's comment: [QUOTE] [/QUOTE] Short, and straight to the point. I'm still hoping that Lester will be back. In the meantime, Go As! more »

  • Posted 08/04/2014 02:13:42 EDT

    In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: [QUOTE] In response to J-BAY's comment: [QUOTE] Yes. I can only assume the organization does, as well.  [/QUOTE] The organization has no choice. They can't tr more »

  • Posted 08/03/2014 08:59:58 EDT

    2 hits 3 runs....walks kill you !!!

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  • Posted 08/03/2014 08:57:04 EDT

    Gardiner has always been a thorn !!!

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