Re: Jack Trice's #37 has been known for over a decade.
Originally Posted by Mesaclone1
The Statue of Liberty is just a....statue.
The Constitution is just words on a piece of paper.
The Mona Lisa is just a painting.
A crucifix is just a piece of wood.
A national flag is just a piece of cloth with geographic designs on it.
The obvious point I'm making via extreme exaggeration, is that symbols mean something because they signify deeper concepts to people. For us, I think all of us, Jack Trice embodies an ideal that signifies integrity, honor and courage in the face of ignorance and cruelty...and honoring his number is just a way to express that we think his sacrifice and character and life were important. I know you were just kidding, Cyphyllis and I don't mean to come across as over serious or over critical, just saying that there's nothing wrong with honoring the man by honoring his jersey number as symbol for who he was and what he stood for.
Originally Posted by TXCyclones
The flag of Cyprus pops in to say...stop being a smartypants.
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