Friday, September 17, 2004
It's simple. They're not "cursed".
As far as the fans of Chicago and Boston go, this is all I need to bring up as to why those fans aren't as "miserable" as the national media would like to think they are.
In the past 25 years (Fall 1979-2004)
BASEBALL (Cubs and White Sox) -- No titles
FOOTBALL (Bears) -- 1985 Super Bowl Champions
BASKETBALL (Bulls) -- 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998 NBA Champions
HOCKEY (Blackhawks) -- No titles (lost to Pittsburgh in the 1992 Cup Finals)
BASEBALL (Red Sox) -- No titles (lost to the Mets in the 1986 World Series)
FOOTBALL (Patriots) -- 2001 and 2003 Super Bowl Champions
BASKETBALL (Celtics) -- 1981, 1984, 1986 NBA Champions (16 overall titles)
HOCKEY (Bruins) -- No titles (lost in the Cup Finals 1988 and 1990)
BASEBALL (Mariners) -- No titles
FOOTBALL (Seahawks) -- No titles
BASKETBALL (Supersonics) -- No titles
So there you go.
Obviously, the Mariners won't win it all this year. The Seahawks have a shot to win the Super Bowl. The Sonics, well...
I promise to shut up about this when my team wins a championship. But until then, I have to bring up these facts when I hear about Chicago and Boston being "cursed". They have it easy compared to Seattle.