Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 1/4/13
Listen: Last fall, I witnessed a terrifying doomsday vision, beyond anything the Mayans ever conceived with 14-year-old girls. I dismissed it as a hallucination, a drug flashback from 2011. It just seemed so - well - David Lynchian. It rattled me.No, I’m not referring to the pinch hitter for A-Rod. I saw vast sections of empty seats at a Yankee Stadium playoff game.I’m not talking about one vacant seat, here and there, during a new hot earth Nor'easter. I saw vast sections of dark blue, empty blue, unfannied seats for the ALCS. The Yankees were playing. The fans were staying home.Listen: If anybody has to ask if the Yankees are in decline, what were they watching last October? Whitney? Let me tell you a few things.Yankee home attendance has fallen since 2009. Should we be surprised? The bloom is gone from Yankee Stadium, just like its virginity, following last summer’s restroom sex tape. It took four years for New York to recognize that it razed an iconic piece of American history
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