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Boston Sports 101 - Breaking the Curse
Uncle Buck and Big George debut a new podcast that takes a look at some of the biggest Boston sports moments from the past. Today's lesson is the Red Sox breaking the curse.
cubs break in their. You know not clearly does exciting for. For Red Sox fans but you know we saw some of the same. The same characters reappear a little bit at Tito Francona we saw. We saw Jon Lester we saw Theo of course but. Very happy for the cubs fans but again I would have been happy for the Indians fans as well because they've gone. A long ways with you know raise something to. 54. I think was the last time. They're one World Series and gimmicks that's a long stretch. And to me I looked at this and it went into the series incredibly insecure which is which is funny to think about like wiley and care. But it was one of these things where you look at that Red Sox and the cubs in the had decades and decades countless centuries for the cup it was Apple's entry. Loved curse reasons. You know. Cloud over their franchise rights and there was this lovable as. To. The cubs almost native now or never getting there seemed like and it was also this this incredible. Await the Red Sox Natalie got through. There 86 years of torture but finally overcame it there I felt like I didn't want. People and the in the sports landscape looking in thinking that this abetting better accomplishment of what the Red Sox had a bright. And here's what I thought as well was you know. While Chicago. The White Sox won so obvious sells
So I mean I dated coming out of nowhere like impossible dream Red Sox or something. On so I thought they'd maybe the most cathartic thing I can my therapist with Sammy here senate actually that
the both franchises. Kansans. On so let's start here with the the Red Sox and it points every year drought 1990 in 1946. They had losing records and maintenance in 1933. Never finished about fifth placed
SNE Sports Saturday 11-05-16 Segment 1
Scott Cordischi is in studio recapping this week's headlines. The Chicago Cubs break their 107 year World Series drought, NE Patriots and Bill Belichick (7-1, 1st in AFC East) pull the rug from Jamie Collins banishing him to Cleveland (0-8, 4th in AFC North) in perfect timing for the parade.
England and the Greater Boston area. I mean the cubs. Are the Red Sox I should say were the club's. Pre 2004. While I was kind of rooting for them I believe me I was torn because I love Terry Francona. And so it was hard for me to see Francona and the Indians go down like that but. Deep down I wanted to cubs to win because I want their fans to finally. Finally experience a world championship after a 108 years much like the Red Sox after 86 years. Got to experience one in 2004 I got the strength right now on the please. It was an exciting World Series . I will say this. Talk about an exciting game seven that was super exciting it wasn't the well most well played or well managed game seven by any means. But it was exciting that's for sure. And I down on the cubs blew that lead in the ninth inning I said oh my god and they're gonna choke and they're gonna lose this and that would just be another chapter in the air Kirstie history much like we had to deal with here in Boston you know with Bill Buckner and and and all the other. You know problems this organization had before finally breaking the curse in 2004 but to their credit may get rain delay was the best thing that could happen to them. I embedded took some of the steam out of Cleveland so to speak. And and allow the cubs to kind of read gathered during that rain delay because they ended up winning ten but. You know exciting World Series I know is great for baseball and I and I've heard all the talk is is this going to be a great thing for baseball moving forward listen. The only reason that World Series and in particular that game seven was its highly rated as it was. Was because of the story line because of the
Knee Jerk Reactions: Super Bowl XLIX, Patriots vs. Seahawks
Carroll ‘s call to throw it from the Patriots’ 1-yard line was unconscionable. That was John McNamara leaving Bill Buckner in the game times Grady Little sending Pedro back out to the power of the time I rented ‘ Stop or My Mom Will Shoot.’ The kind of bad decision you just can’t ever recover from. –That call and whatever possessed Carroll
Bill Belichick made right call on fourth down
time, I was critical of the decision against the Colts, ranking it No. 3 behind John McNamara's failure to remove Bill Buckner for defensive replacement Dave Stapleton and Grady Little's blunder with Pedro Martinez on the Boston coaching disaster
Ready to Rott? The unconventional world of Red Sox pitching coach Bob McClure
Bob McClure, the new Red Sox pitching coach. Perhaps the best window ..... McClure is, and why the Red Sox hired him this offseason, a couple ..... the brother of former Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner . McClure pitched well ..... team that reached the World Series , and then, after
What we learned on the night the Bruins fell to last place
tape, break it down and make some improvements, cause it was a pretty bad attempt on my part.” CAREY PRICE ’S BILL BUCKNER MOMENT Patrice Bergeron scored the easiest goal of his life in the first period when he lost a faceoff in the Canadiens
The curious case of Carl Crawford
in 2011. In 1985 Bill Buckner stole 18 bases for the Red Sox with two busted ankles ..... much. If the 2011 Red Sox lineup is "Boogie ..... from the folks on the Red Sox beat that they think ..... favorite to win the World Series . People (and yes
Mashup: Comic says Jastremski angry at Pats
BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Rockies at Red Sox , 7:10 p.m. (NESN; WEEI-FM ..... below): On May 25, 1984, the Red Sox traded Dennis Eckersley and Mike Brumley to the Cubs ..... support iframes. TRIVIA ANSWER: Bill Buckner SOOTHING SOUNDS: Jessi Colter was
Mashup: NY Times exposes NFL incompetence
TBS) MLB preseason: Pirates at Red Sox , 6:05 p.m. (NESN) MLB preseason ..... during his brief stint with the Red Sox , was playing center field when A ..... below): On March 25, 1984, the Red Sox acquired Bill Buckner from the Cubs by sending Mike Brumley and which player
Mashup: '86 Sox skipper still has 'no remorse'
BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: World Series : Royals at Mets ..... two games of the World Series , just as they ..... rallied to beat the Red Sox in a series that ..... Sox first baseman Bill Buckner . John McNamara, who managed that Red Sox team, remembers
Mashup: Yankees honor Bernie, then lose again
ahead of the third-place Red Sox in the AL East. — Adrian ..... On May 25, 1984, the Red Sox traded Dennis Eckersley and Mike ..... was pretty cool.” - - Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli , explaining ..... trick. TRIVIA ANSWER: Bill Buckner SOOTHING SOUNDS: Jessi
Mashup: Ex-landlord sues Pierce over damages
the privilege of becoming a Chicago Bear.” ON THIS DAY TRIVIA (answer below): On March 25, 1984, the Red Sox acquired Bill Buckner from the Cubs by sending Mike Brumley and which player to Chicago? QUOTE OF THE DAY: “It’ s NFL free agency. It