It’s an off day, so you know what that means: Spirited debate, followed by snippy conversation, followed by full-on flame wars, personal attacks, misogny and homophobia. But enough about the Texas GOP, I have a question.
I’m too depressed after taking a wonderful anniversary weekend off (only to return and the Sox be 2 games out having lost two winnable games in ridiculous fashion) to discuss the Sox’ potential to be a playoff team. They’re not playing like a playoff team now, and if by some miracle, they make the playoffs, they won’t last long. So on to the question.
If David Ortiz hits 62 home runs this year (22 home runs in eight weeks, not an unheard-of clip), what will the overall reaction be as he approaches Maris’ mark? Untainted by steroids talk, Ortiz would represent a kind of new beginning for baseball. I wonder whether there would be a popular, though unofficial, consideration that 62 by Ortiz would be considered a "pure" home run record.
Discuss amongst yourselves, and thanks much to YF for filling in for us SFs as we
cowered in horror took some needed time off.