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It's because of the death of "Butch from the Cape"

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  1. Lifer

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    this cant be denied anymore. Since the anti-Boston sports irritant who used to call WEEI died in 2001, its now up to 6 sports titles.

    has anyone else noticed this, people??
     
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    Re: Its because of the death of "Butch from the Cape"

    I am sure there were many others who also died that year....I KNOW he had connections..but....
     
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    Re: Its because of the death of "Butch from the Cape"

    Seems like you've got a rock solid therory there.

    Just for kicks, does anyone know how many titles we had before he passed away?
     
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    Re: Its because of the death of "Butch from the Cape"

    That should be easy...we had 16 Celtics banners and 5 Stanley Cups going back to '28??
     
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    Re: Its because of the death of "Butch from the Cape"

    Works for me; conartist kicks the stick, Boston sports go into championship overdrive............
     
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    Re: Its because of the death of "Butch from the Cape"

    i like it also. i wish he was still around to eat heapings of crow.
     
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    I'm def buying into this theory ..
     
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    What makes Butch's death even more significant is that he died in mid-October 2001, the same week as the Patriots season saving comeback against San Diego which cemented Brady as the starter. The Yankees dynasty also came to an end a couple weeks later.
     
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    Rod Serling is talking in the background...
     
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    It got me thinking how many of the championships I've been around for.....
    Born in 1959 just after the Celtics won their 2nd championship

    Celtics alive for 15/17
    Patriots 3/3
    Bruins 2/5
    Red Sox 2/7

    Total 22/32 Not too shabby. I may have been too young to remember a few of the early Celtic ones but these are 'the good old days"
     
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    Thanks

    I felt a little guilty for offing him. Glad it turned out all right.:)
     
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    So is Frank from glocester responsible for any of this ... seeing how we have won all these titles when he became a celebrity on WEEI ... we need to hook Frank up to life support if need be to keep it rolling.:p
     
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    ^^^^^ youz greazball ... wack job .. good bye men .. foxy lady #1 .. :rocker:
     
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