Monday, September 27, 2004

Glad to See I Wasn't the Only One

Eric Neel, who is quickly becoming my favorite online columnist, has a diary up of the 3-game series in San Francisco. Neel is a diehard Dodger fan, and the piece is terrific.

This is what the Dodgers and Giants do. This ain't no one-sided, David-and-Goliath, Sox-and-Yanks sort of thing. This is Akroyd and Curtain going blow-for-blow. This is Beatrice and Benedict going, "I know you of old." This is real rivalry.

The two teams have finished 1-2 seven times. They've played dead even head-to-head in the last seven years.

It's like Capone and Ness. They Bobby Thomson us, we 12-1 them as a no-soup-for-you capper to their pretty (as in pretty meaningless) 103-win season in '93. That's just how it is. That's just how it's always been.
Like I said, terrific.

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