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Old 03-03-2005, 08:27 PM
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You are welcome to express your opinion and views on any baseball team. We recognize that the rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox can reach extremes but NOT here. Good natured ribbing is okay but inflammatory and abusive language will not be tolerated. You may be the assistant head coach of a high school baseball team or played left field for your college team but we don't really care, you are just a chump like the rest of us. Express your opinion but keep in mind it is only baseball it is NOT the most important thing in the world. If you disagree we suggest you...


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