Saturday, October 31, 2015

We Missed One

A while back, we speculated on the contrived "New York - Kansas City" angle the media would go for during this World Series.


We missed one possibility: The period during the 50s and 60s when the Yankees basically used the Kansas City Athletics as a farm team. Or, as Casey Stengel supposedly once said to Bob Cerv, "Don't look now, but one of us has just been traded to Kansas City".

Now, if you're an observant reader, you may have noticed two key issues with that story. One, it contains the word "Yankees", not "Mets". Two, it contains the word "Athletics", not "Royals".

So, it's a story about two teams that aren't actually in the World Series, highlighting a time when economic inequality basically forced one team to hand over its milk money to the big bad Yankees every year.  Good job with showing off the best of baseball during the World Series, folks. Better job keeping it pertinent. 



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