Being an athlete comes with pressure. Being an athlete in New York comes with even more pressure. The fan and media attention in New York makes it a very difficult place to play.
The New York Yankees have brought in players who could not handle it. There have been many quality and star players who turned into a different player and folded once they put on the pinstripes.
With A.J Burnett's Yankee career over, here is a look at some former Yankees players who could not handle the spotlight of New York.