I didn’t have a dog in the fight but I was leaning toward Cleveland in the World Series just because I miss Terry Francona and think the Sox did him dirty on his way out of Boston. But then I started reading the stories of all the old timers, waiting their entire lives, 70, 80, 90 years or more, just to see the Cubs win a World Series. I only had to wait seven years to see the Patriots win their first Super Bowl (though, I should note that my dad did have to suffer much longer, as well as enduring Super Bowl XX in person). I couldn’t even imagine waiting 80 years (!!!) to see them win a championship.

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