It’s not often a player makes daily headlines for not playing. And typically, when you’re paying a guy $275 million, you’d like him to be doing his job.
But we’re not talking about any player and employer. This is Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees: two names revered by some, but reviled by most.
And though A-Rod has seen his reputation take a major tumble in recent years, primarily after allegations of PED use emerged, the Yankees… well… they’re used to being in this situation. As the winningest team in baseball (at least in terms of World Series titles), located in one of the biggest markets (as their payroll continually reflects), the only people more fervent than their fans are their haters.
We decided to dig into why people despite the Pinstripes so bad. It wasn’t that hard to find out…
Check out 15 Reasons Why the Yankees Suck.