Times were simpler in 1967. Carl Yastrzemski and the Red Sox' "Impossible Dream" season captured the minds of young sports fans in Boston, even if it meant a rap on the knuckles by a stern sister in a habit.
The World Series doesn't hold people's attention in quite the same way anymore. The only "rap" most schoolkids know nowadays involves Snoop Dogg.
Will O'Toole puts the two eras side-by-side in the cartoon below.
Since graduating from Seton Hall University, Will O'Toole has been doing cartoons for over 30 years for a number of papers (USA Today), magazines (College and Pro Football Weekly) and websites (CBSSportsline.com). He is believed to be the only national cartoonist to have voted for the Heisman Trophy and the Wooden and Naismith Awards.
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