Skip to comments.'05 WORLD SERIES GAME 1 Live Thread
Posted on 10/22/2005 4:25:07 PM PDT by raccoonradio
Will it be Rocket Launch or Rocket Failure?
Clemens vs. Contreras
I give Alabama credit as they finally play someone with a lil pulse and find a way to win..But I still dont think they are a top five 5..Top 15 yes but in the league of VT,SC,Texas and Miami? Nooooo
As for Series? LETS GO STROS
As a lifelong Red Sox fan, I'm stopping by to say best wishes to both teams.
I'm rooting for the White Sox purely for sentimental reasons- it's a Sox thing. Besides- The White Sox last won the (1917) year before WE last won (1918) back in the last century- so they're DUE!
What goes with SOX???? DeFeat, of course.....LOL.
I was looking for a live thread. Thanks!
Here we go guys...
Baba is #5 until somebody knocks 'em out.
The toughed it out and won.
Fellow Bosox fan as well, but I'm rooting for Clemens to wind up his career with a W.S. for his home town.
Dan Duquette was a horse's ass.
I'm a Red Sox fan, and a baseball fan (which means I keep
following the playoffs even after my team is eliminated). I _like_ both teams but in most cases I cheer for the AL (except if the AL team is the Yanks!). So I will probably cheer a bit more for the Chi-Sox but if Houston wins (fave team of
Bush 41 & Barbara Bush), so be it.
Each time has a league pennant to be proud of. One will emerge with the ultimate prize, though.
As of right now only 5 teams have never been to the World
Series: Montreal/Washington Nationals (the old Wash.
Senators won a Series though didn't they?), Colorado,
Tampa Bay, Seattle, and that _other_ team from Texas.
Chi-Sox--unbelievable pitching. 4 straight complete games
in the ALCS! Bullpen only pitched two-thirds of an inning in the whole series!
The Boston Red Sox reign officially ends some time in
the next week: Wed. night (a sweep? unlikely) or Fri,
Sat, or Sunday of next weekend. Will it be the go-go
Sox or the former Colt45s?
no problem--if there isn't one, start it...
What could have been: "It's a cold, raw, rainy night here in Boston. 48 degrees and feels more like 40--starting to
rain a bit heavier now. Not sure if we're gonna get this
game in, folks..."
Duquette now acknowledges that he may have been a BIT off
with that comment about Roger being in the twilight of his career...
No,that isn't Nancy Faust on the organ (I think she went to Wurlitzer Heaven a couple years ago) but someone is carrying on her tradition of appropriate tunes; as the Astros were being introduced he/she played everything from "I've Been
Working on the Railroad" (not sure what that was for), to
"Yellow Rose of Texas" (got that), and when "MisterRoger"
Clemens was introduced, "It's a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood..."
How come we get Mr. Roger's "Won't You Be My Neighbor" music and they get Star Wars music?
Bogus man. Bogus.
Very funny...reply to me again when the Sox take it in 6 lol
That was the best rendition of the National Anthem I have ever heard. And I go back 60+ years!
Tiger fan myself but I'm rooting for the SOX tonight.
51 degrees in Chicago and chance of rain tonight and
tomorrow. Meanwhile it's a GIVEN that the roof will be closed when they go to Houston. They want the crowd noise to be at a max!
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My money's been on the Sox. They just seemed to be on a roll. Let's see if they kept their momentum during their days off.
5 minutes in and already I've had to mute the TV feed. Anyone have a good radio feed? Usually MLB blocks all but pay outlets.
Try and get a tape of the 2002 Salt Lake City winter olympics opening ceremonies...The Mormon Tabernacle Choir rendered the most spine tingling rendition I have ever heard. The time and place in context of course added much to the moment.
First pitch - it's on!
Thanks :) I'm going to root for the other Sox (since ours are not playing this time) as a sentimental choice.
I don't know if I can take McCarver and Buck for another week.
I agree. Josh Groban is AWESOME!
Wonder if they'll have a live rendition of Take Me Out to the Ballgame by a certain jazz-rock band that named themselves after the city? After all, it is "Saturday...in the
Darn. I missed it. Did Josh do the National Anthem?
...and may our RED Sox be back in the World Series NEXT year! :o)
If you have a stereo or portable radio nearby try your local ESPN radio affiliate. If the one in your city doesn't have a strong signal (which is the case in Boston) there are some distant stations that do well, like WBAL 1090/Baltimore
My daughter went to school with Josh for three years at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. A good kid.
I'm glad Jeff Bagwell is the DH for the Astros tonight. It may backfire - hard to believe Jason Lane isn't in the lineup - but for just one game it can't be fatal to the Stros chances. Bagwell DESERVED this treatment and, I think, will come through.
Yes, Josh did an absolutely incredible rendition of the Nat'l Anthem. I would've pinged you immediately, but I didn't know he was doing it. I almost missed it myself, I had just gotten off the phone...
Nothing for the Stros in the first. Let's get the Rocket off to a good start.
To the bottom of the first.
Wonder if the Red Sox will wind up with Brian Cashman as GM, and Theo Epstein goes to Yankees or another team that needs
Where will some Red Sox wind up...Manny says he wouldn't mind playing for Ariz., Anaheim, or even back in Cleveland
New schedule out. Red Sox get to play NL East including Washington Nationals, and Pedro and the Mets.
Clemens won't need to bat tonight, though he does get the ocassional hit in the NL parks (got one in playoffs).
Boston won't deal Manny unless they're sure they can get a good bat to protect Ortiz.
I agree..I would MUCH rather listen to my local guys,Hawk and DJ(you can put it on the board..YESSSS!!!) GO SOX!!!!
I am normally inclined to root for th A.L. team when I dont have a horse in the race. But if Clemens hits Everett square between the eyes with a 94 mile per hour heater I will pull for the stro's
Usually I can't get ESPN radio at home. Think I'll try fiddling with the aerial - with this rain maybe I can catch a distant signal.
Astros are from a Bush state -- The Sox went for Kerry.
Astros have every player carry his own weight -- The Sox use the "social welfare" clause (the DH).
Houston aligns with Senators Cornyn and Hutchison -- The Sox have Obama and Durbin.
Need I say more?
Real Freepers root for Houston. I can't see any other option. :^)
Also, aren't there more Texans here on FR than any other state?
Turned out that Dan Duquette was the one in the twilight of his career.
That had me LMAO!! Even as a die-hard Sox fan, I would like to see that too lol
Then you are in for a rude wake up call!
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