Manny's Pouring It On

Manny Ramirez celebrates with teammates after they clinched the National League West following their game against the San Diego Padres in Los Angeles, September 25, 2008.

LA Ram Kicks Sox Fans to the Curb and Boston in the Teeth
Pray for a Dodgers-Sox Series So We Can 'Welcome' Him Back

After All Those Years of Unconditional 24 Worship in Boston,
and After Less Than Two Months in Los Angeles, on Our Dime
Manny Says The Hub No Longer Houses the World's Best Fans

This is now: "What's going on L.A.? Thank you, all the L.A. fans for your support. You guys are the best. Mannywood!" -- 9.26.08, Manny Ramirez to Dodger fans at Chavez Ravine

That was then: "You guys are the best fans in the whole world." -- 10.30.07, Manny Ramirez to Red Sox fans at the rolling rally

Hooray for Mannywood?

BDD -- Mannywood
(BDD Photo Illustration / Joseph Boucher)

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Dodger Fan Thinks His Team Just Won the Pennant

"When I left Boston, it was great," Ramirez said, "A new life. My dream come true. I wanted to show people that I play hard and I wanted to show people what I could do. I know a lot of people doubt me. Whatever people say out there, well, that's good because I came and I proved everybody wrong." -- 9.26.08, Manny's comments in Extra Bases

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