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2011 New York Yankees: A Letter of Admiration from a Phillies Fan

the title states, I am not a fan of the Bronx Bombers. 

I do, however, have quite a bit of experience with them, as I lived in Manhattan from 1996-2000, and I was fortunate enough to be able to watch one of history's greatest teams during their prime years. 

I was even so fortunate as to be at the 1997 playoff game that saw the Yanks hit three consecutive home runs (Jeter, Raines and O'Neill, if memory serves). 

One thing I was not lucky enough to witness is the relationship that today's players have with a section of the crowd known as the "Bleacher Creatures."

I watched the beginning of the Yankees-Twins game on Monday night and saw what I now know is a nightly ritual—kind of a call and response, ...

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