The Team America Loves to Hate: Why Baseball Fans Despise the New York Yankees

The Team America Loves to Hate: Why Baseball Fans Despise the New York Yankees

by Charles R. Warner

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Overview

This book examines the animosity towards the New York Yankees among fans of Major League Baseball and what that revilement says about the game, its fans, and America itself.


• Includes chapters on resentment of individual players— particularly Alex Rodriguez—the relationship between the Yankees and Major League Baseball, Yankee fans, and uncategorizable outbursts of Yankee hatred

• Offers over 200 first-person narratives of Yankee hatred from fans of all other major league baseball teams

• Offers a complete index including listings of fan contributions to the book

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313357046
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/13/2009
Pages: 148
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Charles R. Warner is professor of communication studies at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, East Stroudsburg, PA.

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