SNY Analyst Bobby Valentine refuses to back down from comments he made yesterday that the Yankees were no where to be found in the aftermath of the World Trade Center attacks on September 11th, 2001.
His remarks led to this statement from New York Yankees president, Randy Levine:
Bobby Valentine should know better than to be pointing fingers on a day like today. Today is a day of reflection and prayer. The Yankees, as has been well documented, visited Ground Zero, the Armory, the Javits Center, St. Vincent’s Hospital and many other places during that time. We continue to honor the 9/11 victims and responders. On this day, he would have been better to have kept his thoughts to himself rather than seeking credit, which is very sad to me.
Today, Valentine appeared on the Erik Kuselias Show on the NBC Radio Network, and while most thought he would take back his comments, he instead refused to back down and asked that the Yankees should present photographic proof they were out comforting...