Bandwagon Nation: confirmed

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The Red Sox picked up an under-the-radar free agent this winter: some kid named Tim, who they paid off to become a Sawx fan. Drunk Jays Fans has the news, complete with a full arsenal of not so nice language. This whole thing is just too funny.

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  • http://www.puristbleedspinstripes.com Rebecca-Optimist Prime

    I had to explain pink hats to my father last night.

    However, I actually kinda like the idea of free agent fans…I mean, anything that inspires the team to be better can’t be bad, right?

  • thisisthedavid

    ahahahah

    Red Sox Nation = bunch of soft, weak hearted people

  • thisisthedavid

    there is only one billion dollar mlb teammm get atttt USSS

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  • http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/group.php?gid=43434432275 Ace

    That is funny but I don’t see how this is a slight against the Sox. A baseball fan wrote them a letter and they sent him some swag. That’s a BAD thing?

    • http://www.riveraveblues.com Mike A.

      We’re just poking fun at the Sox. Could you imagine what Sox fans would be saying if the Yanks did this?

      • http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/group.php?gid=43434432275 Ace

        I know, I know. I’m disappointed that the Nationals, Pirates or Rays didn’t respond.

        • Tom Zig

          They couldn’t afford him.

          if the Yankees sent him a hat, there would be cries for Joba to the bullpen and a salary cap only to apply to the Yankees. Even though it would be completely unrelated.

        • http://26ncounting.blogspot.com VO

          Nope the Rays like to build from the organization

        • http://26ncounting.blogspot.com VO

          The Rays like to bring fans up through the organization?

          • http://26ncounting.blogspot.com VO

            why does this always happen to me?

            • Mike Pop

              This was funny

    • Jake H

      It just shows he has no loyalty. That is a part of fanhood. I have friends who are Royals fans who have been struggling for years. When they came out of no where a few years ago to go to almost playoffs the city was great. Fans were just happy to be winning. After that the team blew and lost a ton of games. Those same fans still love their Royals, they aren’t flocking to other teams. Loyalty is at least to me one of the most important things of fanhood.

  • Jake H

    I laughed so hard reading this. I love how there are so many bandwagon jumpers since the Sox won. I saw a ton of KC fans start to wear Sox hates. It was just pathetic.

    • http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/group.php?gid=43434432275 Ace

      This guy didn’t jump on the Sox bandwagon because they won. They were the only team to respond this letter.

      HUGE difference

      • Jake H

        I wasn’t talking just about him but all fans who jumped on the Sox bandwagon.

  • Phil McCracken

    I’m surprised Henry didn’t charge him the 19.95 for the plastic member of Red Sox Nation card.

  • pat

    All successful teams have bandwagon fans, that comes with the territory. The yankees have more than their fair share of bandwaggoners. Look at the rays and now the arizona cardinals. Errbody has em.

    • usty

      Yeah, those are the douches I tell to shutup when they talk about “Legends Garden” in left field(true comment. I almost spit out my beer. Then remembered the beer was 9.50 and I should savor every drop) or how A-Rod sucks.

  • http://www.puristbleedspinstripes.com Rebecca-Optimist Prime

    The funny thing is, Boston might treat their fans well (with the most expensive prices in the game, of course), but they treat their players like shit.

    • UNION YES.

      Well, in this case, non-fans.

  • http://www.new.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/profile.php?id=594331910&ref=name Jamal G.

    Guess which bean eating smug fucking entitlement jock queef fuck mongering retard team was the only one to bite on Douche here’s little proposal?

    Best. Line. Ever.

    • http://actyankee.blogspot.com Matt

      Seconded.

  • UNION YES.

    What a poser. Is this kid on The Hills? He looks like one of those Orange County types. I hope he hangs 10 into Kevin Youkilis’s hairy ass.

  • Raul

    Haha wow. I live in RI can’t wait to send that link to a my Boston worshiping friends. And how do you get dirt out of the infield in all of this snow?

  • UNION YES.

    Dirt off the infield is absurd. Fenway is still up and running. Who cares about their dirt?

  • http://26ncounting.blogspot.com VO

    lmao

  • Mike Pop

    This kid is kind of ridiculous. Not to mention the organization. It is hilarious how Drunk Jay Fans called him out on it, just so hilarious lol.

  • Whitey14

    This kid read an old copy of USA Todays’ Baseball Weekly and copied the guy that did this in the 90’s. I believe he either had been, or became, an Orioles fan.
    Very weak though that every team didn’t respond and to those concerned about bandwagon fans, all successful teams have them. People in glass houses blah, blah, blah

  • Charlie (in SD)

    Hah, I live in San Diego, and I’ve seen the unbearable increase in Boston hats, shirts, and other paraphernalia first-hand. I love how the comments to that thread on sawxheads are all supportive, like “wooo, hooray, a bandwaggoner worse than I am!”

    It’s tough watching the Padres, they have potential, and conceivably are only a few pieces of the puzzle away from making a run. Losing that game to the Rockies in ’07 seemed to put them in a funk all through 2008.

    -For the record, I grew up a Yankees fan in Stamford, but now live in SD.