gueman Posted October 28, 2008 Share Posted October 28, 2008 OK so now Philly has jumped on the "cursed" bandwagon with the silly "curse of Billy Penn" BS. My mother was Philly born and raised and never heard of such a thing. And My Pop if he was still alive would have said "there is no curse, they just stink", my Pop met my Nanny at an A's game in 1919, she sold programs so the old guy new his baseball.So today I came up with curses for almost all 30 MLB teams...Baltimore Orioles- Curse of the Cartoon Bird- Record with, 2030-1614 and 2 AL East and 6 AL Crowns and 3 World Championships, Record with out, 2389-2504 with one wild card and one AL East crown.New York Yankees- Curse of the Moose - Mike Mussina went to the Yankees in 2001 to win a World Series Ring, the Yanks have not won the series since.Boston Red Sox- Curse of the obnoxious fans. Sox Pats and Celts all won titles the last few years, yea we get it you are the center of the sports world.Toronto Blue Jays- Curse of the ???Tampa Rays- Curse of the Boss- King George wanted the Rays to be his other AAA team. The joke may be on him in 2008 and beyond.Cleveland Indians - Curse of the Cuyahoga- Just 'cause I like the sound of it, and the river has been polluted since the team last one a championship, and maybe even before.Detroit Tigers- Curse of the Noid. Ever since that Domino's ad campaign the team has not won a WS.Chicago White Sox- Curse of - Team has not won the WS since he started to run for President. Kansas City Royals - Curse of the we had our chance in the '70's and '80'sMinnesota Twins - Curse of Kirby- Since he retired the team has not been back to the WS.Oakland A's - Curse of Al Davis- The A's have not been back to the Series since Al brought the Raiders back to Oakland.Seattle Mariners- Curse of the Rising Sun - They are owned by Nintendo for gosh sakes!Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim- Curse of the pick a location name and stick with it.Texas Rangers - The Curse of the Star The only time the team has won anything at all is when a Star has been featured predominately in the logo. Just like the Cowboys and the Stars only star logos win in the Big D.Atlanta Braves - Curse of Crazy Ted- Crazy Ted is gone and so are the wins.New York Mets - Curse of Billy Buckner - Only won because of some one else's misfortune.Philadelphia Phillies - Since the curse of Billy Penn seems to be a media creation. How 'bout the Curse of Hall & OatsWashington Nationals - Curse of Rusty Staub - The last act of the Expos folk hero was to curse the franchise as the team packed up and moved south.Florida Marlins - Curse of the fair weather Fans - Not even 2 World Titles in 6 years can put fans in the stands.Pittsburgh Pirates- Curse of the really bad management since the mid '80's took a once great franchise and drove it into the ground.Cincinnati Reds- Curse of Marge- The team has not won much since the chain smoking maven sold the team.Chicago Cubs- Curse of the Billy Goat or If we ever win it all what else will ESPN have to talk about in September.St. Louis Cardinals- Curse of Inbev - The Cards will not win much as long as AB is owned by Inbev.Houston Astros - Curse of Astroturf - The team that gave us plastic grass on cement. No titles for you!Milwaukee Brewers - Curse of Bud - ' Nuff said.San Francisco Giants - Curse of the Clear- Barry and Balco soiled this franchise for a generation.San Diego Padres - Curse of Brown - no team in baseball that had brown as a color has ever won the WS. Then again only 2 ever wore brown. The Padres and the Browns.Los Angeles Dodgers - Curse of the late arriving and early leaving fans. Come late and leave early that is the LA Dodger fan way.Arizona Diamondbacks - Curse of the "but it's a dry heat"Colorado Rockies- Curse of the "How can we possibly get quality pitching at this altitude." Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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