I live in oshawa for about two years which is only like 30-35 minutes east of Toronto but before these two years i lived in Hamilton all my life. I have been a ti cat fan for years. Im going on 30 years old and even though i live close to Toronto i will never be a argo fan no matter what.
People ask me "what is it about hamilton tiger cats that you like so much?" "there a losing team and there a bunch of losers!" Thats what i always hear around here in oshawa since most people in and around the city i live in like the argonauts. I tell them pretty much that ti cats are totally different. Our fans are great and the people that watch and listen to the games have passion for the team.
I have been to a few games this year and the weather was sometimes crappy but the fans stuck it out. We were losing and we still had a passion for this team. We clearly support them and we always will. We fill up the stands and cheer them on and we never give up game after game. I myself, wear the black and gold tall and proud in oshawa, wearing my ti cat hat and jersey and everything else. I get a lot of dirty looks in oshawa but i dont care. My passion and love for the team is so strong i could care less what others think here. That will never change no matter where i live.
I have seen teh good times and bad times of the tiger cat organization. I have noticed some people tell me when the bad times were going on that the organization would fold. I knew deep down that would not happen. It was scary for a little while before Bob Young took over this team. I didnt know what was going to happen but i knew something would turn around.
I have a lot of respect for Bob Young. Hes a great guy and he seems like he was the kind of guy that the organization needed. He brought in the fans!! Like i mean the fans were always there but he brought them back. Made us look at things differently. He knows what this team brings to hamilton and i have a lot of respect for that. I have seen changes in this organization since he has come to hamilton and i think we are stronger as an organization then we ever have been. Things look so promising for us and we should all be happy about it. yeah we didnt have the best of year but who cares. Things will get better. Lets go out there and support them again next year. Thats what its all about. Thats what makes me stay a fan in Hamilton..ITS PEOPLE LIKE YOU>.THE PEOPLE THAT COME ON HERE NIGHT AND DAY AND WRITE ABOUT THIS TEAM AND GO TO THE GAMES!! I LOVE IT!!
GO CATS GO!!!