Why wouldn’t they love coming home, with a packed stadium full of fans?
The Yanks are tied for the first place, and they also share the best record in baseball and Yankee fans will cheer the team till the end.
The other team leading the pack is the Tampa Bay Rays, a 12-year-old franchise with loads of potential and hands-down has the best young talent in all of MLB.
No one knows because Rays fans seem to be extinct, which is just unbelievable. Forget that Tropicana Field is a dump, the Rays are head-to-head with the Yankees and this could be their year to win it all.
It’s a shame if the Rays lose motivation and stop even giving a s*it because the only time the Trop filled up was when the Yanks or Red Sox were visiting.
In sports history, no dominating MLB, NFL, NHL, or NBA team in first place, right before the playoffs, has had no one cheering in the stands.
Don’t even try and blame it on the Trop as a venue. Up until this season, the Minnesota Twins played in the Metrodome, which was one of the worst pro sports facilities ever and Twins fans packed in that cave game after game.
The Rays had better attendance in 2009, not by much, but when you are barely filling up half your house it comes down to numbers.
Why, as a Yankees fan, should I want to broach this subject? Continue reading ‘New York Yankees Message To Tampa Bay Rays: Me Casa, Su Casa’ »