When you have followed Philly sports all of your life, starting the season 1-6 is just a bad omen.
I think that what you meant to say was
"When you have followed Philly sports all of your life, starting the season is just a bad omen."
I was jest telling a friend today that I'm disappointed by the Phillies this year at all. I expect them to lose every game so wins like on Sunday are surprises. I'm never disappointed by them.
But seriously, Manuel doesn't see Memorial Day as the Phils manager.