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Never saying die, their courage sorely tested, 
they fought so valiantly to win one more; 
seemingly defeated, they always battled back, 
then Damon put the Yankees on the floor. 

With scarcely any time to blink or even catch their breath, 
the Bean Town boys were destined for St. Lou 
to play a franchise known for their ability 
to hit 'em deep, and steal a base or two. 

It was never even close to being a contest, 
we clipped their wings and made the Red Birds crawl; 
from Foulke to Millar for the final killing, 
our RED SOX are the CHAMPIONS of them ALL!

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  1. Date: 12/10/2013 9:32:00 PM
    Not up on my sports.. I at least hope your team won. soup mail phyl

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 12:11:00 AM
    If I knew anything about sports, I think I would LOVE this one, so that is saying a lot!!!

  1. Date: 11/18/2013 8:01:00 PM
    Oh yeah....all the games were awesome....!!!!

  1. Date: 11/11/2013 7:32:00 AM
    Excellent rhyming throughout. Enjoyed readin'! Always, Laura

  1. Date: 10/29/2013 8:48:00 AM
    GO SOX! Could tonight be the decider. I should have known by your beard of your loyalty.

  1. Date: 10/28/2013 4:58:00 PM
    uh oh! i'm a yankees fan, so i can't agree with your sentiments, but i enjoyed the poem just the same. good to see you on the soup, keith!