Saturday, September 19, 2009

Remember Les Expos

The Expos were gutted of their best talent after the players strike that cancelled the 1994 World Series finally ended in April of 1995. Christinne Muschi, Reuters

From The National Post:

The team may be gone, but the logo lives on.

It was five years ago this month that the last pitch was thrown at Olympic Stadium, but walking the city's streets these days you might think the Montreal Expos were in the thick of a pennant race. Young men wear Expos caps, jerseys and hoodies, and stores sell earrings and belt buckles with the team's distinctive logo. Walls displaying dozens of different colours of Expos hats greet customers at some sports shops.

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My Comment: It is hard to believe that it has already been 5 years. Sigh .....

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