Originally written on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 11/10/14
In all of sports, it's common that fans of a team view their own club as the good guys and their rivals as the bad guys. For any Red Sox fan, the New York Yankees have always been seen as the 'bad guys' and also even dubbed the 'Evil Empire'. Well, after 27 World Series victories the Yankees are widely considered one of the most hated teams in the history of sports, with a majority of sports fans putting them at number 1 on the list. So, what does the most hated team ever decide to do? EMBRACE IT! The Yankees were recently denied access to the trademark "Baseball's Evil Empire". According to The Wall Street Journal, the team was not granted their request for this trademark, as the entrepreneur company Evil Enterprises wanted to keep exclusive rights to the phrase. The reference was first coined in 2002 by Sox president Larry Lucchino when the Yankees came to a contract agreement with the young Cuban star pitcher Jose Contreras. Lucchino was quoted saying: "The evil empire extends ...
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