Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 5/14/14
Dear Sir,Yesterday, I visited a buddy in the hospital, recovering from major surgery. We talked about the time we have left on this earth. I figure I've got six more Stephen King novels, four Springsteen albums and three Yankee world championships. But frankly, I'm not sure about those championships. I better eat right. They won't come soon.Sir, we are staring into a long, deep abyss. Maybe you cannot see the abyss, because you are inside it. But every Yankee fan can see it. We see the ghosts of 1966 and 1984, as sure as you can see the words on this blog. (Forgive me: I realize you are NOT reading this blog. I am a lowly fan, and - yes - we Yankee fans do recognize the contempt that the Yankee organization feels for us. If you think that you've successfully masked it, you're wrong. Those feelings come through quite visibly. Yankee fans love this team, even though we know we're not wanted. ) But what happens over the next two months may determine whether I get to see three champions...
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