Sports and superstitious rituals go together like baseball and chicken.
Well, that’s true if you ask Hall of Famer Wade Boggs, who correlated his hitting success to chowing down on pre-game chicken.
And that’s not even the strangest sports ritual.
We can pick apart Wayne Gretzky’s baby powdered hockey stick, Jason Giambi’s golden thong, and Moises Alou’s “pee hands.” But today, we are here to talk about how I single-handily helped the New York Yankees win their 23rd world championship after an 18-year dry spell back in 1996.
OK, OK. I didn’t help the Yanks win alone.
My sister helped.
Tom Petty helped, too.
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