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|Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2004 11:49 pm Post subject: Fans grab control in fantasy leagues
|When pitchers and catchers reported to spring training last month, the great Roger Clemens was wearing a Houston Astros uniform, to the chagrin of most real baseball fans - and certainly those who ever rooted for the Red Sox, the Blue Jays or the Yankees. That's real fans, I said: Fans who root for real teams and feel betrayed, if not downright foolish, for caring so much whenever a player willfully jumps to a rival franchise, leaving them holding the emotional bag.
But then there are an estimated 15 million fans who root for teams that exist only in their own minds....
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