And again, they face an old nemesis.
Although the deck has been reshuffled since 2007, and the romance may be a little less passionate, there are still a few ghost from 1946 and 1967 left to deal with. After all, neither Teddy Ballgame or Yaz ever got a ring, so I guess this one is for them.
In the words of extra-terrestrial poet Khan Noonan Singh, revenge is a dish best served cold — and it is very cold at Fenway Park in October.
Todd Lancaster often wears a t-shirt with the last name of Yastrzemski on the back of it, the consternation of his fellow coworkers, and Yankee fans. He can be reached at email@example.com.