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Red Sox Tribute
Major events that have occurred since the Red Sox last laid claim to a World Series championship:
Radio was invented. Red Sox fans got to hear their team lose.
TV was invented. Red Sox fans got to see their team lose.
Baseball added 14 teams. Red Sox fans get to see and hear their team lose to more clubs.
George Burns celebrated his 20th, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th, 70th, 80th, 90th and 100th birthdays.
Halley's comet passed Earth ... twice.
Babe Ruth was sold. He went on to win four World Series titles with the Yankees.
The NBA and NHL were formed, and Boston teams won championships in both leagues.
Man landed on the moon, as have several home runs given up by Red Sox pitchers.
Fifteen U.S. presidents were elected.
There were 11 amendments added to the Constitution.
Prohibition was created and repealed.
The Titanic was built, set sail, sank, was discovered, and became the subject of major motion pictures -- the latest giving Red Sox fans hope that something that finishes on the bottom can come out on top.
Fenway Park was built and becomes the oldest park in the American League.
Flagpoles were erected on the Fenway Park roof to hold all of the team's future World Series pennants. Those flagpoles have since rusted and been taken down.
A combination of 40 summer and winter Olympics have been held.
Thirteen baseball players have won the Triple Crown; several thanked Red Sox pitchers.
Bell-bottoms came in style, went out of style and came back in style. Disco did the same.
The Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians and Florida Marlins have all won the World Series.
Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii, Oklahoma and New Mexico were admitted to the Union.