Found October 15, 2012 on Lady Loves Pinstripes:
PLAYERS: Derek Jeter
TEAMS: New York Yankees
It is no secret that the New York Yankees are struggling; losing Derek Jeter; they can’t score a run; and they are already down 0-2 to the Tigers in the ALCS but thatEnglish: A picture of the frieze of the new Yankee Stadium, during an interleague baseball game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Yankees (Photo credit: Wikipedia)is just the tip of the iceberg.Blame has been thrown around from A-rod, to the umps to old age but the latest excuse is that Yankee fans are not showing up; and the ones that do boo and heckle players the entire game.The later is true and I don’t love it but I grew up in Manhattan and that is just New York.If you want to cheer after your team gets eliminated from the postseason, move to Oakland or Baltimore because thanking the team for losing but having a “good season” won’t ever happen here. Not even Mets fans would do that.New York is a competitive place where people work hard and play hard, but to say that fans don’t show up to support the...
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