"who's more foolish, the fool or the fool who follows him"
One of my biggest pet peeves involving baseball fandom is how we take the great players for granted and come to expect incredible performances instead of treasuring them. Newer players experiencing similarly solid campaigns or players that come from out of nowhere seem sexier and often cause us to look past the tremendous players that produce at high levels each season.
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This isn't to say that Lee nor Lincecum did not deserve their accolades last season but rather that the proven aces who have helped carry their teams for several seasons should not be the Woody tossed aside for the Buzz Lightyear.
A long, long time ago (last weekend) in a galaxy far, far away (New Zealand), young Amanda Lucas was engaged in battle with forces from the Empire (ex-members of the British Empire, that is).