Flashback: Tree Pined Over Rangers' Loss

Editor's note: Take a look back into the archives of The Dallas Morning News.In 1975, then-assistant managing editor R.E. "Buster" Haas had an important question: if talking to plants helped them grow, would listening to the Rangers on the radio give them a similar boost?He quickly learned that sports games have the same outcome on plants that they do on die hard fans- nothing devastated the little tree more than listening to the Rangers lose. Unfortunately for Haas and his tree, the Rangers fell into a nine game slump. It took a Rangers recovery to perk up the tree, leading Haas to beg the Rangers- keep winning and save my tree!  Continue reading...

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