I realize these are truly the dog days for Yankee fans. With each passing day it appears increasingly unlikely that the team will qualify for the playoffs. Not only that, but they are just a tough team to watch in so many ways. This morning I saw two Yankee fans at work and the first thing they did was hide their face as if they were Dracula meeting the morning light. They hung their heads. One of them told me he's not watching anymore. And he's not the first one I've heard that from over the past few weeks.
These are tough times, relatively speaking, and if you've got better things to do with your time than watching a lousy team, that is understandable. But this idea of forgetting your team or giving up on them when they don't live up to our collective expectations really seperates the true fans from the causal rooter.
We'll be here at Bronx Banter win or lose, and that's that. Even if they play like a bunch of bums, we'll be here. We were here when they were winning and we'll be here when they stink. That's a promise.