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    Boston Red Sox or Chicago White Sox?

    Hi,

    I am not familiar with sports field and I don't live in USA,
    so, the following quesitons really need your help.

    Thanks.

    I am really not sure which Sox does the Sox in the following context refers to.

    "I used to screen my dad's calls because I didn't have time to talk about whether the Sox would make it into the playoffs."

    ("I" lives in Vermont, as for her dad, it is not sure in the story where he lives.)

    I have googled "the Sox", and learned that there are two Soxes: Boxton Red Sox and Chicago White Sox.

    Which Sox do you think the underlined part means?

    Thank you very much for your help.

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    Re: Boston Red Sox or Chicago White Sox?

    I can only guess that he means the Boston Red Sox, as Vermont is very much nearer to Boston than it is to Chicago.

    Rover

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    Re: Boston Red Sox or Chicago White Sox?

    As Rover mentioned, if the speaker lived in Vermont then most likely he/she was referring to the Boston Red Sox. The BoSox (shorthand for "Boston Red Sox") have a very large fan base in the state of Vermont.

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