Professional Sports Teams Be Wary Of Taylor Swift In Your House
While Taylor Swift may be the world’s pop darling. Professional sports teams are reminded that she like some teams wags should never be present before the season, during the season, and especially not present during the all important post season run.
For our evidence we present to you the following:
— Todd Little (@Todd_Little) July 27, 2015
Well who was the last one to use Nationals Park last? Taylor Swift.. I blame her for the power outs tonight. We now have #BadBlood
— Max Scherzer (@Max_Scherzer) July 18, 2015
A die-hard fan was in such a state of exctasy. He decided to channel his energy and create this polished and priceless cover of Taylor Swift’s “BlankSpace”.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 1, 2015
Fast Forward a month later the Jays clinch the division for the first time in 22 years and their magic number for home field advantage is 1. Then Taylor Swift plays a double header concert in Toronto. What happens next is the Jays lose 4-3, the following day, their ace who Mark Buehrle who was approaching the history books gets rocked and the Jays get crushed 12-3.
— Alan Cross (@alancross) October 2, 2015
In closing here is the finally tally of the Swift Curse that befell MLB teams this year:
NATIONALS: Swift played at Nationals Park on July 13 and 14. At the time, the Nationals were 48-39 and had a two-game lead in the National League East. Since then: Nationals went 35-40 and missed the playoffs.
PADRES: Swift played at Petco Park on Aug. 29. The Padres were out of the race already at 62-67. Since then: Padres finished the year with a 12-21 record.
ASTROS: Swift played at Minute Maid Park on Sept. 9. The Astros were 76-64 and held a two-game lead in the AL West. Since then: Houston went 10-12 down the stretch and lost their division lead to the Rangers.
BLUE JAYS: Swift played a pair of shows at the Rogers Center. Toronto was 93-67 and tied for the best record in the American League. Since then: Toronto lost twice to the Rays and lost home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.