Hate The Yankees? Nah, But Hate What Their Money Can Buy

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Hate The Yankees? Nah, But Hate What Their Money Can Buy
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A friend suggested last night that I write about how everybody hates the Yankees. His suggestion sounded like an idea worth exploring. I did think about it for a moment, but I couldn’t find the hatred in me that he and others had.

 I have long understood what was behind their anti-Yankee sentiments: They detested sports dynasties.
 
In the history American sport, the Yankees have been the quintessential dynasty, littering haters across the baseball landscape. Whatever linguist discovered the word “dynasty” must have had the Yankees in his mind, unless he was partial to the Roman Empire. For if the Yankees aren’t the team that embodies that word, no team is.
 
Their win last night over the Phillies sealed their 27th World Series, the most of any franchise in any team sport. Their latest championship came as no surprise; it seemed like their destiny since Opening Day.





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