Pap Goes the Weasel

Jonathan Papelbon with the Phillies
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Jonathan Papelbon Says Fans in Philly Know Baseball
Better Than Fans in Boston ... Well, We Know This Baseball:



And Unfortunately, We Know This Baseball:
Papelbon Blown Save at Fenway Sends Angels to 2009 ALCS
... So We Know That Baseball, Jon
And Here's 14 Reasons Why Philly Has the Worst Fans in Sports


Separated at Birth

Calvin Schiraldi and Jonathan Papelbon
(Jim Davis / Globe Staff | Boston Globe File)

Stinko Ocho Was Calvin Schiraldi with a Better Entrance Song

Papelbon Takes Shot at Red Sox Fans on Philly Radio
Not Holding Our Breath for the Papelbon 'Thank You Ad' in the Globe Anytime Soon
Pap Says He Would Have Signed with Yankees, Too
Listen for Yourself
Pap Also Plans on Meeting Some Philly Fans, and Going to Philadelphia Someday

Jonathan Papelbon from Philly: "The difference between Boston and Philadelphia, the Boston fans are a little bit more hysterical when it comes to the game of baseball. The Philly fans, I think they tend to know the game a little better, being in the National League, you know, the way the game is played. I’ve had a guy take of his prosthetic leg and throw it in the bullpen in Boston...

You hate ‘em [Yankees] when you play in between the lines. But there's a fine line here. That hate and that passion to beat them was in between the lines, and that was it. I would have definitely entertained the decision to go to the Yankees if that was there, but obviously it wasn't."


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