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I ran a topic on Twitter…called: #ThingsYankeesFansHate and I got a ton of responses. It even became a trending topic in New York City. I thought I would share a bunch with some of you guys. I don’t agree with all of these, but I’ll let these fans speak out (so, don’t get offended). Here is a list in no particular order:

Things Yankees Fans Hate

  1. The Boston Red Sox and Red Sox Nation
  2. The Wave
  3. Dallas Braden and “His Mound”
  4. West Coast Night Games
  5. Fox, Joe Buck, Tim McCarver
  6. Fans who wear Yankees jerseys with a name on the back
  7. ESPN, ESPNNewYork.com, Joe Morgan, Jon Miller, John Kruk
  8. Morons who say Jonathan Papelbon is “the best closer in baseball”
  9. Playing in Anaheim
  10. Fair weather/Bandwagon fans
  11. Games televised on MY9
  12. The Rally Monkey
  13. “Rays Fans”
  14. Luis Gonzalez and his bloop single off Mariano & Game 7 of the ’01 Fall Classic
  15. Listening to Sterling & Waldman on the radio
  16. The Cleveland Indians drum
  17. The “Yankees Suck” Chant
  18. Joe West. You sir, are a disgrace to umpires everywhere
  19. The Zales Fan Marquee & people who actually pay money to be on it
  20. W.B. Mason Commercials
  21. The suits sitting in the expensive seats
  22. Mike Lupica, Ian O’Connor
  23. People who really believe you can buy a championship
  24. When girls say yes to marriage proposals at Yankee Stadium
  25. Carl’s Steaks with a 20-minute line and 67 hot dog stands with no line
  26. Outrageous facial hair
  27. Fans of other teams doing a roll call
  28. Curt Schilling, Kevin Youkilis, Kevin Millar, Jason Varitek, Pedro Martinez, David Ortiz, Manny Ramirez, Jonathan Papelbon, Josh Beckett, Bill ‘Spaceman’ Lee
  29. Carl Pavano, Chan Ho Park, Hideki Irabu, Kyle Farnsworth, Jaret Wright, Kevin Brown, John Rocker, José Valverde
  30. Fans of other teams sitting in the bleachers
  31. Mascots
  32. John Henry
  33. Rainouts and off-days
  34. Flash doing commentary
  35. Michael Kay and his man-crush on Paul O’Neill
  36. Kate Smith’s rendition of God Bless America
  37. Josh Beckett’s Game 6 performance in the 2003 World Series
  38. Giuseppe Franco
  39. Yankee Stadium Parking Garages $
  40. Derek Jeter double plays
  41. Fans who really think Cervelli is Posada’s heir apparent
  42. Empty Legends seats
  43. The price of the Lobel’s Prime Rib Sandwich
  44. YMCA and Cotton Eye Joey
  45. Not being able to hit a pitcher we haven’t seen before
  46. People who bring gloves up in the grandstand
  47. Felix Hernandez, Edgar Martinez, Francisco Rodriguez
  48. The 2004 ALCS
  49. Pink Yankees hats
  50. Jimmy Rollins talking shit during the 2009 World Series
  51. The B Train
  52. Bill Mazeroski
  53. The Rays tank at the Trop, The Green Monster
  54. A-Rod (Pre-2009)
  55. Stupid Yankees Fans
  56. Losing
  57. Stub-Hub Saturdays
  58. Box Seats, according to the Bleacher Creatures
  59. ROGER CLEMENS IS IN GEORGE’S BOX AND ROGER CLEMENS IS COMIN’ BACK. OH MY GOOD–GOODNESS GRACIOUS! OF ALL THE DRAMATIC THINGS–OF ALL THE DRAMATIC THINGS I’VE EVER SEEN, ROGER CLEMENS STANDING RIGHT IN GEORGE STEINBRENNER’S BOX ANNOUNCING HE IS BACK! ROGER CLEMENS IS A NEW YORK YANKEE!

Now, I’m sure you could come up with a lot more. If you want me to add more to the list, feel free to drop more in the comments section below.

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…what is he like on a bad day?

…he compares the New York Yankees to The Third Reich

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Brian Cashman, Tim McCarver, Bill James, Bob Murphy, and Mike “King” Kelly to Be Inducted in Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame on Friday, Aug. 6, 2010

Housed in Foley’s NY Pub & Restaurant Recognizes Players, Executives, Journalists and Entertainers of Irish Descent

New York, NY (July 1, 2010) – The Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame today announced its inductees for 2010: New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman, veteran TV analyst and former player Tim McCarver, longtime New York Mets announcer Bob Murphy, famed statistician and Boston Red Sox executive Bill James, and Mike “King” Kelly, baseball’s first superstar.

The honorees will be inducted on Friday, August 6 at Noon, when their plaques will be unveiled at a ceremony held at Foley’s NY Pub & Restaurant ( 18 W. 33rd St. ), which houses the Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame.  Voters include past inductees and a panel of baseball historians.  (more…)

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Yankees World Series

As the World Series approaches, I thought I would take a look back at some of those classic quotes from World Series past. Some of them are classic, and some are just hilarious. Let’s hope we make a few more of them come late October. Take a look:

1996 World Series Quotes

“They [the Braves after taking 2–0 lead in the Series] said they could beat the ’27 Yankees. But they forgot about the ’96 Yankees.” —Joe Girardi after winning World Series (from Baseball Weekly).

“We play today, we win today. ‘Das it.”—Mariano Duncan, before Game 6 at Yankee Stadium.

“The Yankees have marched through Georgia, and where have we heard that before?”—Vin Scully, radio broadcast at the end of Game 5

“Again the 2–2 to Leyritz…in the air to left field…back…at the track…at the wall…we are tied!”—Joe Buck’s call on Jim Leyritz’s game-tying three-run HR in the top of the eighth inning in Game 4

“Once again, it will be a 3–2. The stretch and pitch. Swung on and popped up again off third. Hayes has room. Hayes make the catch! Yankees win! The Yankees win! The New York Yankees have won the 1996 World Series. They have surmounted every challenge! They have climbed every mountain and the New York Yankees are World Champions!”—John Sterling calls the final out in Game 6

“Fly ball into deep right field, (Paul) O’Neill is there…Ballgame! The Yankees win it, 1–0…as Wetteland gets the save for Pettite.”—Joe Buck calling the final out of Game 5.

“Another chance to the left side, Hayes waits…the Yankees are champions of baseball!”—Joe Buck’s call of the final out of Game 6

1998 World Series Quotes

“From ear to ear, you can feel Darryl Strawberry smiling.”—FOX announcer Tim McCarver after the Yankees win. Darryl had cancer and could not play in the 1998 postseason.

“And The Yankees have done it again, #24, they are the world champions in 1998!”—Joe Buck calling the final out of the series. (more…)

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