Monday, October 03, 2016

The Big Finish

Instead of shitting on the New England patriots for losing to the Buffalo Bills, Shank devotes his latest column to Big Papi, playing his last regular season game for the Red Sox.
It was not Teddy Ballgame hitting a home run in his final big league plate appearance.

It was not even Yaz popping up to the second baseman in his final at-bat after 23 seasons in 1983.

David Ortiz played his last regular-season game for the Red Sox Sunday. He went 0 for 4 with two strikeouts as the Red Sox lost to the Blue Jays, 2-1, and whizzed away home-field advantage in the first round of the playoffs against Cleveland.
You'll see a lot of that 'get off my lawn' tone throughout the column, which makes it worth not reading.

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