Mark (mhaithaca) wrote,

Since the Sox last won...

Courtesy of blueinatl, this cute list of things that have happened since the Boston Red Sox last won the World Series.

1.Radio was invented. Red Sox fans got to hear their team lose.
2.TV was invented. Red Sox fans got to see their team lose.
3.Baseball added 14 teams. Red Sox fans get to see and hear their team lose to more clubs.
4.George Burns celebrated his 20th,30th,40th,50th,60th,70th,80th,90th, and 100th birthdays.
5.Haley's Comet passed Earth......TWICE!!!
6.The NBA and NHL were formed, and Boston won championships in both leagues.
7.Man landed on the moon, as have several home runs given up by Red Sox pitchers.
8.Fifteen U.S. Presidents were elected.
9.There were 11 ammendments to the Constitution.
10.Prohibition was created and repealed.
11.The Titanic was built, set sail, sank, and was discovered and became the subject of a major movie, the latest giving Red Sox fans hope that something that finishes on the bottom can come out on top.
12.Fenway Park was built and became the oldest park in the A.L.
13.Flagpoles were erected on the Fenway roof to hold all of the team's future world series pennants. The flagpoles have since rusted and been taken down.
14.A combination of 40 Summer and Winter Olympics have been held.
15.Bell-bottoms came in style, went out of style, and came back in style. Disco did the same.
16.The Cleveland Indians, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Florida Marlins have all WON the world series.
17.Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii, and New Mexico were admitted to the union.
18.Women got the right to vote.
19.Sliced bread was invented.

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