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New York Yankees’ 9/11 Tribute Falls Short

were a distraction that peeked in through the darkness less than 10 years ago. The 2001 New York Yankees, lifting up a battered city during a cathartic post season run that ended with defeat.

The Yankees and the Mets were there in the days following 9/11, meeting rescue workers and their families, offering an ear and, at times, a shoulder to those who needed to let loose. 

You remember it more in times of extreme tragedy, that sense of community that still exists between a pro sports team and its city. We saw it with the Saints in New Orleans and the Yankees and Mets in New York. Today, however, the Yankees organization seemingly forgot. 

Things have changed greatly in the last decade, with the Yankees becoming more corporate, ...

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