If there wasn't enough arrogance surrounding the New York Yankees, this just adds another reason why I detest them so much. Mayor Michael Bloomberg is actually planning their World Series victory parade, and they still haven't made it to the ALCS yet.
Listen, I know it's not something you can slap together overnight, but you should at least keep it quiet and not make it public this early.
Ugh. I really hope he's putting the whammy on them.
The Baseball Hall of Fame has also confirmed that the Joe Jackson jersey (pictured) they have is a fake, and now other items that were donated by the late Barry Halper's collection are under scrutiny, like the bat called "Black Betsy", a glove and a gold pocket watch. Here's more from Pete Nash's blog, Hauls of Shame.
And a happy 70th birthday to John Lennon today. Can it really be almost three decades since he left us?