In the minds of those associated with the rivalry, it's probably huge. But the many, many others couldn't care less. ESPN has driven the rivalry to new "heights" by devoting their air-time to it.Originally Posted by vaticanplum
Not to mention players like Johnny Damon switching teams. That doesn't happen in great rivalries.
Plus they play 19 times in the regular season. All other great rivalries are played once or twice, tops. That makes the games that much bigger.