Have you heard this one?
A man and his wife are walking down a busy city street when they see a giant billboard that reads: 16 Billion and counting….
“National Deficit?” asks the wife.
Her husband replied, “No dummy it is the New York Yankees payroll.”
Ok maybe not that specific joke, but certainly its theme.
My guess is you have heard something like it as the Yankees have been criticized for their free spending ways for years.
This is not limited to just the haters, as a bulk of the Yankees own fan base incessantly whines about player’s paychecks like it is their money.
Personally, I have never had an issue with the Yankees spending.
I appreciated the industrious and self-less effort made by the late George Steinbrenner by making money no object. (more…)
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Post tags: American League East, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, George Steinbrenner, Hiroki Kuroda, New York Yankees, Payroll, Yankees
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