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Sunday, October 07, 2012

The 2012 Red Sox Season ends - Grantland

I’m not old enough to remember 1965 or 1966. I did grow up with my father’s stories about that terrible time period. I do remember the ‘Gansett ads.

Jim Furtado Posted: October 07, 2012 at 12:53 PM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Dale Sams Posted: October 07, 2012 at 02:07 PM (#4257876)
The farm system is nearly desiccated, and there isn't enough talent on the roster to contend anytime soon


Is the farm system dessicated? Cause that was the only selling point I thought the rose-shaders had.
   2. catomi01 Posted: October 07, 2012 at 02:25 PM (#4257918)
Just add water?
   3. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: October 07, 2012 at 02:45 PM (#4257995)
Is the farm system dessicated?

It's actually a better word choice than decimated. The farm may actually be dried-up, 1-in-10 prospects were not killed.
   4. cercopithecus aethiops Posted: October 07, 2012 at 02:58 PM (#4258041)
1-in-10 prospects were not killed.


Well, somebody needs to be accountable.
   5. Matt Clement of Alexandria Posted: October 07, 2012 at 03:24 PM (#4258085)
The Sox have a top 10 farm system and a set of very good prospects who project to be ready by 2014 (Bradley, Barnes, and Bogaerts).
   6. Scott Ross Posted: October 07, 2012 at 09:37 PM (#4258649)
The Narraganset ad was the best part of that piece.

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