Uh oh…

June 30th, 2006 → 9:29 am @ // 3 Comments

“It’s OK to say it. Don’t worry about jinxing them. The 2005 Red Sox are going to win the American League East. By a landslide…. Stop worrying about the Yankees, Orioles, and Jays. It’s not even going to be close.”
— Dan Shaughnessy, June 26, 2005

“The Sox have not made an error since the Nixon Administration (actually it’s June 11, 16 games, which ties a major league record) and they lead the Yankees by four games. It’s almost beginning to look like Secretariat in the Belmont around here…”
— Dan Shaughnessy, June 30, 2006

Ah, the unbridled optimism that comes with interleague play.


Post Categories: Dan Shaughnessy & Red Sox

3 Comments → “Uh oh…”


  1. Nordberg

    11 years ago

    Hyperbole NEVER appears in a Shaughnessy column.
    Dan should know better by now. I can’t say I was surprised to read it.

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  2. behindthepen

    11 years ago

    who in God’s name is Dan Shaugnessy? some idiot poster on one of those web sites?

    Reply

  3. Daniel W. Drezner

    11 years ago

    Your summer books for 2006!!…

    Astute and frequent readers of danieldrezner.com — all six of you — might have noticed that I did not post any books of the month for this June. Astute as you all are, no doubt you suspected this was because……

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