I am not a fortune teller, prognosticator of the pigskin, oddsmaker, or bookie but I am a true believer in fate and that nothing happens by chance (but that can be an argument for another time).

However, sometimes I do get an epiphany that I feel the need to share and for me, it was the recent Atlanta Braves World Series win over the Houston Astros.

There are some things about that series and that team (Atlanta) that parallel the Buffalo Bills. So if you are ready to proceed with an open mind, I am sure you will see where I am coming from. As they say, everything comes in threes.


There you have it. So all those so-called prediction experts can use their computer-generated programs to rate and power rank teams but when you come right down to it, it is all about timing, numbers, and colors. Kind of how I like to pick my teams on a weekly basis.

Other fun facts for Buffalo and the other two sports teams back in 1995.


The Buffalo Sabres (still playing at the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium) was eliminated from the playoffs (first round) by the Philadelphia Flyers.

The Buffalo Bisons (still playing at Coca-Cola Field) finished in 8th place. NO PLAYOFFS for them.

Anthony Masiello was our 61st mayor until 2005 when Byron Brown took over.

Gas was $1.09 a gallon, postage stamps were 32 cents, the average price of a new car was $15,500.

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