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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? *
Sure, the Sox' current fortunes have the Royal Rooters wailing and Manhattan correspondent Steve M. smiling.
But this is all lead-up. Remember, the Yanks close out the season with seven games on the road, and the Sox, with seven at home. The Fates clearly have determined that all is to be settled by the three last games of the regular season between New York and Boston at Fenway.
And for the third straight fall, stress, bleary-eyed mornings and Sox-induced alcoholism await. There's no getting around it: Might as well set aside the heart pills and the IPAs.