Phillies Hope to End 364-Day World Series Drought

The Onion:

“The bottom line is we’re a pretty inexperienced team, and for many of these young players, this will be the first time they’ve been to the World Series in a year.” Manuel said. “A lot has changed in that time. If you would have told me last October that this country would elect a black president before the Philadelphia Phillies made it back to the World Series, I would have laughed in your face.”

While Philadelphia players admitted the 11-month championship- winless streak has been difficult for them personally, most agreed that it’s the fans who’ve suffered most, enduring more than 500,000 minutes without a World Series victory.

β˜… Thursday, 29 October 2009

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