Today I was alerted on a NY Post cheap shot on the Phillies. I was disgusted to be frank. The article, which was written by Rich Calder, Erin Calabrese and Jeremy Olshan, was published for the October 27, 2009 post article. The article goes on to have Yankees fans telling post readers how Philadelphia is the "red headed step child" and that "no one in Philly cares." The article continues on to bash Philadelphia for its brutish way's and finishes with the Yankees motto of "26 world championships" to the Phillies two.
Let me say that I find it funny they could not bash the actual Phillies. Not a mention of Ryan Howard or Jimmy Rollins appeared nor did a mention on the fact that we took 2 out of 3 from them in NY. Never mentioned how the Phillies went into the new Yankee Stadium in July and faced Petite, Burnett, and Carsten Charles Sabathia. While Lidge blew the Petite game for JA Happ they beat Burnett and Sabathia and as I hinted to before would have swept the evil empire if it wasn’t for Lights Out.....who was Lights on that series.
While the article bashed my fashion as a Phillies fan (I have 15 Phillies shirts I guess I should try Sean John?) They never mention the fact that the new Yankee Stadium is 314 in the corners. Citizens Bank Park by the way is 334 but we are considered a bandbox. And while 314 is a minor league dimensions they were unable to have 1 player on their team reach 40 HR's. Imagine Ryan Howard in 2006 with 314 in the corners??
They claim the city is classless. And while Philadelphia doesn’t take any crap this is one of the biggest cheap shots I’ve seen in a while. I can’t remember the last time I picked up the Philadelphia Daily News and they never mentioned sports once but instead chose to say how much more inferior our opponent’s city was.
Finally I will say that in this time of Americans going "Green" for this post season try a more organic source of power in Ryan Howard instead of the artificial New York product of Alex Rodriguez.
The article is listed below. Not so much for your "viewing pleasure" but more so you can have an email address to respond to this Moran.