To all the sports writers and media personalities who’ve been complaining for the last few days that
Did you honestly think it would – or even could – work out any other way? Yes, Damon’s accomplishments in his four years as the Red Sox centerfielder were pretty impressive. Yes, the man played hard every day he took the field. Yes, he was the public face of the team for many people.
But how is that supposed to make everything okay? The way I see it, it only made everything worse. If your best friend of 20 years screws your wife behind your back, are you going to forgive him because he was there for you through thick and thin? No, you’re going want to kick his face in because he screwed your wife. Some actions are just unforgivable, no matter what the situation. And in baseball terms, voluntarily leaving
If Benedict Arnold came back after the end of the American Revolution and was all “Look, okay, I tried to turn
So a rousing chorus of boos and some fake money thrown on the field (which was, by the way, a brilliant idea - Fenway grandstand denizens are the cleverest drunks in all of baseball) is actually getting off pretty lightly, if you ask me. Remember,
Except outright rioting and murder… we leave that shit to
*At the Ryder Cup a few years back.