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  1. Standard member bill718
    Enigma
    10 Apr '16 15:58 / 1 edit
    Baseball fans, count your blessings. Wherever you live, it could be worse!

    For 40 years, I've watched with mild dismay as the Seattle Mariners
    and their fans bask in the fog of mediocrity. Year after year, Mariner
    ownership unfailingly pays for just enough talent to call itself a major
    league team, and legions of loyal Mariner fans happily pay their hard
    earned dollars for the privilege of sitting on their rumps with their little
    baseball caps yacking about ERA's and batting averages, as their
    home team ends another season far out of the playoff hunt. With the
    exception of a few teams in the 90's, this has been the accepted way
    things are done in the Pacific Northwest. Tell a baseball fan this, and
    all you'll hear is a boatload of statistics, but all the numbers in the world
    won't change history. If Yankee ownership in New York did this, there
    would be public lynchings! (with the full blessing of New Yorkers everywhere)
    It's interesting that so few people from the Northwest seem to care if the
    Mariners win or not. Maybe the Mariners should change their logo, from
    their present one to that of Ziggy the loveable loser.
  2. Standard member KellyJay
    Walk your Faith
    12 Apr '16 09:20
    Originally posted by bill718
    Baseball fans, count your blessings. Wherever you live, it could be worse!

    For 40 years, I've watched with mild dismay as the Seattle Mariners
    and their fans bask in the fog of mediocrity. Year after year, Mariner
    ownership unfailingly pays for just enough talent to call itself a major
    league team, and legions of loyal Mariner fans happily pay their ...[text shortened]... Mariners should change their logo, from
    their present one to that of Ziggy the loveable loser.
    Hey I've been a Cub fan my whole life....maybe this year?
  3. Standard member bill718
    Enigma
    13 Apr '16 18:36 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by KellyJay
    Hey I've been a Cub fan my whole life....maybe this year?
    Chicago and Seattle is in touch with their inner" mediocrity"