Re: Most Overrated
Originally Posted by improbus
About Yankees vs. Red Sox. While I do feel that their rivalry is overblown to some degree, you cannot deny that their rivalry has a recent history unlike any other (it is historically overblown - I would take Reds vs. Dodgers or Dodgers vs. Giants historically). But, they have a bunch of things that no one else does.
-Their fans participate in the games to a degree that no other rivalry can match in baseball. Every pitch in these games matters. The pressure felt in the stadium is palpable, even on camera.`
-Aaron F. Boone
-Pedro vs. Zimm.
There isn't anything overrated about the Yankees vs. Red Sox. We could only dream about that as Reds fans. I couldn't wait for the Reds whipping to be over last night so I could watch my DVR'd Yanks game. Beckett vs. Joba.
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