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Former WWE Star Suggests World Series Fix

It was the Clint Eastwood character "Dirty Harry" who, during the movie "The Dead Pool" uttered the now popular adage "opinions are like assholes, everybody has one" and, anatomically speaking…he was right.

The problem is, too many people take to the Twittersphere to show theirs off.

Throughout the World Series, a bevy of folks, probably trying to show off how clever they are, tweeted their thoughts as to whether or not the games were rigged for the Boston Red Sox to win.  Included in the nonsense, former WWE wrestler/commentator Matt Striker who, while he didn't necessarily come out and say it, implied it.

And, yeah, he has since deleted this from his timeline.

It's funny/sad to me how quick people jump on the conspiracy bandwagon nowadays.  But Striker might be on to something.  I mean, remember how following the September 11, 2001 attacks on New York, the Yankees won the World Series? Or, how in 2005, the New Orleans Saint hoisted the Lombardi Trophy to help the city heal from Hurricane Katrina?

Yeah…me neither. 

You know why?  Because neither of those things happened.

Shawn Anderson

About Shawn Anderson

Shawn Anderson is that guy who, instead of sitting there talking about the game going on around him, is talking wise about the history of baseball. He believes baseball figures such as Tommy John, Harold Baines, Ron Guidry and Billy Martin deserve their own plaque somewhere if not in Cooperstown. You can follow him on Twitter at @HOVG.

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