Random Thoughts

Thoughts while shaving

Jim Tierney

What’s with guys and sports?  Maybe it’s a pleasant escape from the real
world? No matter how bad their team is, you’ll find them at the game cheering
their losers on. Some guys go to the “big game in heaven” without EVER
seeing their team win a championship here on earth. When their team DOES
win a championship, these diehard fans can’t get a ticket because the fair
weather fans come out of the woodwork and buy all the seats just to be seen
there or give them to their clients to make more money. And if there ARE
seats available, the price is out of reach for the loyal long suffering fan, like a
Super Bowl ticket in the thousands. A young lady recently told me about going
to a New England Patriots game with friends to see what all the fuss is about
and, after spending $400 on the ticket, food and drink, she said it was an
expensive learning experience but never again. It reminds me of the “good old
days” at Fenway Park when Dad bought a ticket for $2.50 and fifty cents for
each other family member, and we brought in a cooler full of food and drink.

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