New Jersey torn in two
New Jersey, the most populated state (per square foot) in the US. And yet, no major league baseball team. Why's that? Because we don't need one. New Jersey is squashed between Philadelphia and New York City, both having an ample amount of professional sports teams to cover us. Hell, we even sometimes forget about our own NJ Nets (not that it's hard to). Because of our location, the 2009 World Series has been amplified.
Our newspapers, local TV news, and every other guy on the street is buzzing about the Phillies and the Yankees. The Southern region of NJ belongs to the Philly faithful and the northern end backs its Yankees. This leaves central NJ to battle it out.
Kids at school get to sport their Lee and Howard shirts one day, but lose bragging rights the next ...
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Article written by James Czajkowski