Bad Omen: Sox Eat Crow

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Sox Eat Crow

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Sox Eat Crow at Fenway
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" 'I don't remember seeing anything like that,' said Elliott Ginsburg, a 64-year-old Sox fan who's held season tickets since 1972. 'That thing ran from base to base pretty good. I think he was faster than [Doug] Mirabelli was getting to the plate last night.' "

'He can probably hit better than Mirabelli,' snapped Anthony Taurasi, 32. 'He's probably just as good [on the basepaths] as Manny Ramírez.' " -- 8.2.06, Boston Globe

"In Greek superstition crows are seen as a bad omen, often foretelling death."
-- OldSuperstitions.com

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“He [Jason Varitek] had the MRI and it showed some cartilage damage and to the extent they won’t know until they go in and scope it. The hope is it will be a quick return. He’s been hobbling for a while, going around the second the other night. The hope will be it will be shorter rather than longer [that he’s out], but we won’t know until they go in there… Lowell’s [foot is] going to be sore tomorrow, but he’s OK.” -- 8.1.06, Terry Francona on 'Tek and Lowell

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