Kansas City fans long schooled in booing, blaming, and staging walkouts against the Yankees as it makes life easier for Bud Selig and David Glass
- 7/10/12, "Fans go too far with Cano reaction," FoxSports, Morosi
- Historical Moments, Kansas City Royals, Sports Encyclopedia.com
The Royals receive revenue sharing from teams like the Yankees. For example in 2006, they received $32 million.
- Joel Sherman finds the Commissioner's office to be the source of much anti Yankee negativity.
- "Unfortunately for the legacy of this group, the success of these Yankees (1996 team) coincided with
- They were cast as villains by a Commissioner's Office that saw the advantages of portraying them as a prop in a strategy to win salary concessions from the players in collective bargaining,
- Thus the Yankees of this era do not receive near the amount of credit they deserve for what they accomplished."...
- Bud Selig makes $22 million a year plus jet for running a legal monopoly but he prefers you focus on the Yankees.
1/11/2012, "Bud Selig: The $22 million commish," David Schoenfield, ESPN
- 5/7/07, "A Royal Mess," Forbes, Nathan Vardi, photo above, Royals owner David Glass from Forbes
Ed. note: I was listening in 1999 when Royals fans staged their protest against what they had been taught was their enemy.
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