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Friday, February 15, 2008

"STAGGERING" NEGATIVITY IN NEW YORK--Baseball Exec. to NY Post

(From Joel Sherman's column, 9/21/07): "As a rival executive (of the Yankees) said recently,

  • “...It is staggering the amount of negative noise that comes in New York (from media and fans) when your team spends that much money, has their expectations and has their history. It is bad anywhere, but in New York it is so much louder and so much more relentless. To stay the course, to stay yourself, I really admire that.”"
From Joel Sherman's NY Post column, 9/21/07, "Steadiness and Sturdiness."
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The NY Post ran the following grabber in the banner on top of its sports page on 9/23/07:
  • "So this what a $200 million tiara looks like sitting on top of a pig's head. While the Yankees' 12-11, 10-inning victory over..."
Anybody can make the human experience worse. This was copy from NY Post beat writer, George King. ***DISSOLVE TO 2/15/08, STEINBRENNER FIELD: Quote from the Times Herald Record, by Dave Buscema, "Scenes from Yankees Camp," 2/15/08

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