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A quarter-century after Thurman Munson's tragic death, Llama Butcher Steve recalls the Fisk-Munson rivalry, seen from here at the time as pitting the New England Apollonian ideal against the brutish embodiment of the despised New Yorkers. It seems so long ago (particularly when you consider Fred Lynn and Mark Fidrych performed their rookie wonders back then for a wage of something like $20,000 a year).
Meantime, while Pudge campaigned for W in New Hampshire in 2000, Luis Tiant was making the Democratic party scene in Boston during convention week. (Wonder if El Tiante was dispatched to spin New Yorkers chagrined at the Southie bathhouse venue of their delegation party?)