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Monthly Archives: April 2007

April 29, 2007: Odds on Evens

“One of the baseball adages oft-repeated by grizzled third-base coaches and Little League parents alike is ‘it all evens out.’ Those screaming liners that were caught, robbing a hit, even out by those soft dribblers that the infield can’t get to. Well, Yankees fans and Red Sox fans alike know that the disparity between the two teams’ championships is unlikely to ever ‘even out.’ A popular shirt in the Bronx reads ‘Got rings?’ and points up the difference between 26 and 6. But this is little consolation to citizens of the pinstriped empire as their team as of this morning had lost seven in a row, including four meetings in a row now with these same Boston Red Sox…”