Over the course of their extensive history, the New York Yankees have often been among the most hated franchises in sports.
Boasting 27 World Series victories, the Bombers have inspired many players to step up their games against the Yankees in order to take down the "Evil Empire." Those players include many members of the mid-2000s Boston Red Sox.
To be included in the list of most-hated Yankee opponents of all time, however, a player must have either a strong body of regular-season and postseason work that shows dominance over the Bronx Bombers, or alternatively boast off-the-field actions that would incriminate him among Yankee fans.
Ahead is a list of the most hated Yankees' opponents in history.