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A lost treasure

In looking at post that I have started but not finished or published, I noticed one from more than two years ago. I don't know the exact context, but I'm going to publish it anyway, because I think it's funny and sort of blast-from-the-past interesting. This was written on Aug. 22, 2005, a day after a kid named Papelbon started, part of the Roberto Petigine era in Red Sox history. It has not been edited at all. You are welcome...
The fans have pushed these moves since... probably week two of this season. The Boston sports media proded the organization as they "spoke for" the worried fans all season. Now, let's see if this all works. John Olerud is the starting first baseman, replacing the remarkably punchless Kevin Millar. Tony Graffinino seems to have solidified his status as wicked great at not being Mark Bellhorn. Now if Jim Rice can get in the Hall... and Dan Duquette teams with Bill Buckner to fight a pissed off bear... and Fenway tickets were only $10 but you'd have to show 86 forms of identification as a "legitimate" fan (ranging from old tickets to Lowell Spinners' games to anecdotes about having coffee with Tim Naehring) THEN we'd be truely satisfied, maybe.

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