Remember Your Fanhood!!

Man, it’s tough not being in the playoffs. I don’t like it when I don’t have any motivation to follow the postseason except to see that the Giants get knocked out of there.

READ THIS: http://rjsfro.com/2010-articles/october/fandomchangeplayoffs.html Must-read postseason article for all Padres fans. Whatever you do, don’t cheer for the Giants. Please. That’s just wrong.

We are PADRES fans. That means that we cheer for our team NO MATTER WHAT, even if they’re not even playing anymore. After all the believing and cheering during the season, you cannot, and I repeat, CANNOT, turn around and cheer for the team that detroyed your amazing season. Don’t think that the Padres aren’t watching. They’ve got the Santa thing going with the nautghty and nice list, except it’s more like the faithful and the unfaithful list. Just because the Padres are done playing doesn’t mean that your obligations as a fan are over. Fanhood doesn’t have a contract, but if it did, I’m sure there would be a clause obligating you to cheer for your team constantly. You can’t get out of the contract.

But fanhood shouldn’t have to be an obligation. It shouldn’t be something that you HAVE to do. If you really love your team, you’re just not going to cheer for the Giants because you hate them for what they did to us. It just comes naturally out of your love and heartbreak for your team.

Fanhood is a very special thing. And it’s unique for each fan. Maybe you feel okay cheering for the Giants. I don’t know how you could rationalize that, but maybe you can and you’re okay with that. But for a lot of us, we just can’t do that. We can’t cheer for the Giants. They were pests all season and the last straw was shoving us out of our rightful spot in first place. It would be going against everything I fought for as a fan to cheer for the Giants now. I won’t do it.    

I can’t wait for my Padres to get into the playoffs. I can’t wait for the start of next season!! I miss Padres baseball soo much :( It’s so sad not to have it around.

GO PADRES!!!

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1 Comment

I understand the strife and yearning by the fan-dom to extend their baseball past the regular season.
For 11 years my Rays did not even wink at the post season before going head-first into a whirlwind towards the 2008 World Series.
The Padres time is coming again.
The team has a great nucleus of young and veteran talent, and one of the most explosive bat in the major leagues at first base.
Pitching staff is maturing, and your Bullpen is adding valuable experience to get you to that next level.
The stride the Pafres made in 2010 will not be forgotten soon, and should fuel a great run again in 2011….possibly into late October or beyond.

Rays Renegade

http://raysrenegade.mlblogs.com

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