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The Yankee$ are a disgrace.

Posted on: December 23, 2008 5:39 pm
Edited on: December 25, 2008 4:53 pm
 

Their reckless spending is disgusting. 400+ million on 3 players. All were grossly overpaid. They were because the Yankees don't care about that joke of a tax MLB tried to pass as some preventive measure. The Yankees don't care about taxes. They just care about being able to acquire players at will to feed their obsessive need for attention. Yeah, attention.

For all those who say, they just want to win, that's a crock. Since 2000(their last title) their payroll has risen from 92 million to over 220 million. That's more than double! How many world championships have they won? How many Series have they lost since then? How much money have they thrown at overrated cheaters like Giambi, Clemens and Pettitte? It's not about winning. It's about attention. They crave it like a petulant 3 year old. They're a disgrace. They're a bunch of spoiled brats whose parents encourage their bad behavior. Yankee pride? What a crock! Their pin-stripes should be green with dollar signs at the end. It's not pride, it's greed. They're not the Yankees, but rather the Bankee$.

It's official, the Yankees have won the off-season. They've won the jersey sales. They've bought themselves another backpage during the final week of the NFL season. They'll trot out Teixeira in a press conference. They'll say all the right things that delusional Yankee fans love to hear. They came to wear the pin-stripes. It's about tradition. It's about winning. However, they're lying through their teeth. It's about money and attention. The Yankees always win that game. When 2009 is over and they are again trophy less, then what? Will they use injury excuses? Will Girardi be the reason? Maybe it's the new Stadium and the loss of tradition and my personal favorite myth, the ghosts of Yankees past? Perhaps it was because of an extra west coast trip or too many rainouts? Anything, but the truth. The truth is teams win titles, not a group of mercenaries. This group should be called the Hessians.

Yankee tradition? That died in 2000 when the season ended. The only tradition they have is overspending, whining and destroying the salary structure. Enjoy the off-season Yankee fans. You'll go in everyone's favorite. However, some team will come out of the blue to ruin their season. It may be the regular season. It may be in the playoffs, but someone will. That's your new tradition. Spending money and failing to bring home the prize. Hey, there is always next year. They can then spend 500 million to lose again.

Category: MLB
Tags: Mets
 
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Since: May 24, 2007
Posted on: January 3, 2009 2:54 am
 

The Yankee$ are a disgrace.

I just read where the Yankees are going to cut their payroll this year compared to last year even with these signings. What's up with that. They pick up these 3 players and reduce payroll? And the article says they may free up 30 million for next year so we will have this all over again. Doesn't sound right we do need a cap so the Yanks can stick this money in the Steinbrenners pocket instead of some of the other owners pockets by the luxury tax and selling out their ballparks when they come to town. The Major league Players union will NEVER allow a salary cap. Weak ownershgip has alrady let this go to far to change it now. Teams like the Yanks, Red Sox, Mets, Dodgers work within the rules. Yes money doesn't win championships but it will always be like this in baseball. This was just a strange situation with the Yanks losing 80 million a year in payroll and replacing those dollars. Not sure how much they really wanted Tex but paying him Giambi dollars and keeping him away from Boston was a double win for them. Whats interesting to me is that (If you count the foreign players who have only played for 1 team) they will start 5 of the 8 position players are home grown. Jeter, Posada, Cano, Matsui and Melky or Gardner in center and a rotation with maybe 3 of 5 home grown in Wang, Chamberlain and Hughes or Pettite. That is in the upper 60% among teams. Go fiqure?????



Since: Mar 25, 2008
Posted on: January 2, 2009 11:03 am
 

The Yankee$ are a disgrace.

this blog basically sums up every non-yankee fan's opinion on this disgusting team.  every year is an all or nothing year for this sinking ship.  this is the reason that this team is not "america's team".  it will be fun to watch boston and tampa bay hoisting another AL East banner again this season.




Since: Dec 22, 2008
Posted on: December 30, 2008 2:36 pm
 

The Yankee$ are a disgrace.

Hey Frank, I like what you wrote here. The Yankee$ are a disgrace. I agree with you. They are bad for the future of Baseball. Good writing and I couldn't have said it better.



Since: Dec 27, 2007
Posted on: December 30, 2008 2:22 pm
 

The Yankee$ are a disgrace.

500 million, here's my response to you...

This is my blog. I control the content, not anyone else. If someone says something intelligent, I read it and it stays.  Mostly, I read, then delete. I even deleted my own comments and past threads. Go create your own blog. Then you can do as you please. After I post this, I will delete your post.  After a day, I will delete this post. My blog, my rules.




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Posted on: December 30, 2008 2:21 pm
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Since: Dec 27, 2007
Posted on: December 28, 2008 9:56 pm
 

The Yankee$ are a disgrace.

I love how Yankee fans come here and respond to everything, but the points that were made. I shouldn't be surprised, they can't. All 99% of them ever do, is say...

1) We are just doing what anyone else would do( an obvious lie, since no one does)

2) You're just mad because your owner is too cheap.

3) 26 championships baby!

That's why everyone hates your team.

Keep them coming Yankee fans. This is just a love-in compared to what Red Sox and other fans will be spewing at you all year. When you lose, it's going to be glorious. Sheer joy. In fact, Schadenfruede




Since: Dec 27, 2007
Posted on: December 28, 2008 9:10 pm
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