MLB Playoffs Preview, Part I: A Guide to Yankee Hating

October has arrived and it is now arguably the best time of year in many respects.  Gone are the sweltering 100-degree days that numbered aplenty in 2010, giving way to a pleasant change of season.  More importantly, October marks the beginning of a month’s worth of Major League Baseball playoff games that, when coupled with football gaining momentum, forms the most supreme combination that the sporting world has to offer.

October also inherently means that the New York Yankees and their $206 million dollar payroll are again on the prowl for another World Series ring—a feat that is a love-hate proposition for followers of baseball.  Mostly hate…

Photos of annoying Yankee fans

A small sampling of annoying Yankees fans.

Before the games get underway and the sporting media machine begins its month-long coronation ceremony by showering its unabashed love on the New York Yankees—the single truism guaranteed to be imposed upon viewers this fall—let’s examine four simple reasons why we should rabidly root for the fiery demise of the Bronx Bombers.  Figuratively, people; figuratively…

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