Hank Spanks Red Sox Nation


RSN: Rob Crawford, Jerry Remy. Yankee Country: Hank Steinbrenner

(AP Photos)

Son of Georgie Thinks Red Sox Nation Is a Sham,
and USA Is Really Yankee Country

"Red Sox Nation? What a bunch of [expletive] that is." -- Hank Steinbrenner

Hank Shoots His Mouth Off, Again

"For his part, Hank betrays no worry about the competition in the American League, whether it’s the Cleveland Indians, who eliminated the Yankees last year; the Detroit Tigers, who added Miguel Cabrera and Dontrelle Willis this winter; or, above all, the Red Sox, who have not only won the World Series twice in the last four years but are arguably becoming a national phenomenon. 'Red Sox Nation?' Hank says. 'What a bunch of [expletive] that is. That was a creation of the Red Sox and ESPN, which is filled with Red Sox fans. Go anywhere in America and you won’t see Red Sox hats and jackets, you’ll see Yankee hats and jackets. This is a Yankee country. We’re going to put the Yankees back on top and restore the universe to order.' ” -- Hank Steinbrenner, New York Times, Play Magazine

Even Yankee Owner Thinks Lucchino Created This Nation. Not True.
Oh 'Regular' Rob Crawford, A Nation Turns It's Lonely Eyes to You ...
What Will You Do To Take On Hank, Rob? What Should We Do??
We Anxiously Await Your Words of Wisdom

Yankee Country My Ass, Hank

BDD -- Frank Galasso Illustration

(L to R: Cy Young, Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, Carl Yastrzemski, Carlton Fisk, David Ortiz, Jason Varitek, Tim Wakefield -- BDD / Frank Galasso Illustration)

Sincerely, The Founding Fathers of Red Sox Nation

BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

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