I don't really have anything useful to say about the Lidle thing; it's just so tragic, and really puts the whole "sports" and "rivalry" things into perspective. (My sister lives basically across the river from the building, so can see it from her street.) Alan Schwarz's article is definitely worth reading. Anyway...
Turning to happier, and less important, subjects...here's a quiz. What's this a list of?
2006 Red Sox
2001 Red Sox
2002 Red Sox
I'll give you a hint...here's a related list, one I like much, much more: