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Yankees Fan Wins $1.5 Million Lawsuit over Controversial Bar Name

rivalries can reach ridiculous heights, but few turn into grueling and personal legal battles.

Such has been the case for New Jersey club owner Lawrence Blatterfein, a loyal Yankees fan in the New Brunswick area whose only wish was to open a new bar called Buck Foston’s Road House.

Unfortunately for Blatterfein, when he attempted to secure a liquor license for his new venture in 2011, the city of New Brunswick and its mayor stepped in and put the kibosh on the entire operation.

According to Sue Epstein of The Star-Ledger, Blatterfein personally blames New Brunswick mayor James Cahill, “an avowed Boston Red Sox fan.” The club owner filed a suit against Cahill, the city and then-council president Robert Racine, accusing ...

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