Top 10 reasons ...
We'll be asking you for your top 10 lists all during the playoffs, and on the eve of Game 1 of the ALDS between the Red Sox and Angels we're kicking off with this question:
Name the top 10 reasons why Manny Ramirez should win the American League MVP over Angels outfielder Vladimir Guerrero. Be serious, funny, clever, or all three, if you can pull it off. Have fun!
As much as you all are gonna hate me, Sheffield is better than Manny, hands down. I LOVE THE YANKEES!!! GO YANKS!
Pete Terry, Weymouth
Because Manny does it without being conscious!!!
Mike, Standish, Maine
10. The hair. 9. The double-point. 8. No superstar tries harder to improve his game. 7. 130 RBI. 6. Clutch. 5. 43 home runs. 4. Pure joy in the game. 3. The Catch. 2. .613 SLG 1. Best attitude adjustment ever.
Easy. He shouldn't.
Because he stole that home run from Cairo who still ran all the bases.
Earlier in the season, when Nomar Garciaparra was threatening to boycott playing because of a wage dispute, Manny volunteered to take a paycut to compensate for Nomar's proposed pay raise. What a sport!
b/c Manny IS Red Sox Nation. He is what NE and the Red Sox are all about. Manny could have taken the Nomaah route and been a little kid, or he could dominate at the plate and make some spectacular plays in the field. And the bottom line is, Manny is just having fun, and making those around him better.
Brian, Winthrop, MA
POWER, baby, POWER!
He needs more money!
In a game of Sox - Halos - Whiffers: Halos beat Whiffers Whiffers beat Sox Sox beat Halos!
John, N. Yarmouth, ME