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It's Rarely Sunny in Philadelphia

Being a Philadelphia sports fan is like being a Hawaiian who likes icicles... what's the point I barely remember the two years the Flyers won in the seventies Now the Sixers in 83 that was amazing, but since then...nothing When I was fifteen I seen the Phillies win it all back in 1980 The next time they won it all I had a son who was fifteen, 28 long years Oh, and the Eagles, they never won at all, but they're the "gold standard of the league" In desperation I once rooted for a horse named Smarty Jones to win the Triple Crown He was from Philly You guessed it, He lost at the wire as my son and I watched in the rain on the Parkway right near the Rocky statue In fact, Rocky is this towns biggest sports hero, shame he's imaginary. But as of late I have been cheering my mighty Sixer's Just honoring the guy who made famous the 'who needs practice' quote They have now lost 21 in a row, a team record Now our sights are set on the league record at 26 loses in a row I may take off from work that day Maybe take a lunch and go downtown and eat with Rocky Hopefully it isn't raining

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