Originally written on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Sometimes, it's hard to be a Yankee fan, if you think about what and who you're supporting. For me, the trick is to just close your eyes and think about Yogi.  Don't let the other stuff intervene. Just ponder Yogi, and the anxieties will go away.Today, the Scroogebrothers nixed StubHub, the website that represents what for generations was illegal: the crass scalping of tickets. Now, it's "the secondary market." It's part of the biz. There are many reasons why you could feel good about the Yankees' decision to drop StubHub. But then you realize that they're dropping StubHub so they can use TicketMaster... and you're back to thinking about Yogi. The Yankees dropped StubHub because last year, too many fans bought bulk quantities of tickets for the purpose of legally scalping them. For years, it was a money-maker. Then the Yankees - seeing how high the secondary market had gone - raised their tickets to astronomical prices.Thus, the tickets no longer fetched scalper money, and fans actu...
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  • the yanks just alienated 3/4 of their non corporate fans. you are all watching how NOT to run a ball club. george is rolling over in his grave..
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