Originally Posted by westofyou
I've lived on the west coast for 30 years and I have met tons of Yankee fans, who oddly enough aren't from the east.
It's a TV thing, it's a Cowboys in the 70's thing.
For as much as people like to say America loves underdogs, I think a lot of Americans like winners. It's not uncommon in NE Ohio to find people of a certain age who like the Yankees, Steelers, and Notre Dame.