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Thursday, December 22, 2005

Red Sox false messiah watch.

Now we know the answer to Red Sox Nation's faith-based query, "WWJDD?": He'll become a Yankee. (Red Sox theology watch: There's baptism in the opening graf in this Globe story.) Will his messianic hair survive the transition? Will he lose his powers like Samson? No matter what happens to Damon's locks, the Times predicts a lot of haircuts for his disillusioned followers.

Copyright © 2005 by Philocrites | Posted 22 December 2005 at 8:02 AM

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4 comments:

Paul S. Sawyer:

December 22, 2005 11:20 AM | Permalink for this comment

And the Globe quoted someone today calling him "Judas" Damon.

h sofia:

December 23, 2005 12:54 PM | Permalink for this comment

Not being a Red Sox fan, I can't sympathize. The guy did a great job and helped his team win. I just wonder why Boston wouldn't try to keep him when they knew Steinbrenner + Team were aggressively courting him.

Weird, if you ask me.

docsmartypants:

December 30, 2005 11:43 PM | Permalink for this comment

Wow. I just feel so...betrayed. What is there left to believe in?

Philocrites:

December 31, 2005 11:41 AM | Permalink for this comment

Converse, Doc, Converse. ;)



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