Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 9/13/12
Not all Yankees fans follow their team because of its many wins, the club's legendary history or, you know, the 27 world championships. Some New York fans, believe it or not, are less about the bravado of victory and more about the sentiment that goes into the game. They grew up watching the game with their grandparents, their middle name came from Babe Ruth, or the only time they could get their brother to talk was when Derek Jeter was in the batter's box. For many fans -- Yankees or not -- the love affair with baseball begins when the...

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