The Yankees as World Champions: Bad for Baseball?

Posted: 6th November 2009 by Ian Hunter in MLB
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Today the Yankees enjoyed a lavish ticker-tape parade down Broadway Avenue celebrating their 27th World Series Championship. While most folks in New York came out in droves to celebrate, the rest of the baseball world basically rolled their eyes and said "not again." After watching the continued success of the New York Yankees as the most financially driven team in MLB, it begs the questionùare the New York Yankees as World Series Champions bad for baseball? In a word...yes.

It's not just because I'm a bitter Blue Jays fan that hasn't tasted the victory of playoff baseball for sixteen years either. There are 29 teams in baseball I would rather see hoist the Commissioner's Trophy above their heads other than the New York Yankees.

So here are a few of my reasons in no part ...

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