Call me harsh but I have little sympathy for professional athletes that turn down fairly valued hundred million dollar contracts. Then, when circumstances or injuries prevent that player from ever earning the amount of money that they turned down, you want to say I told you so.
His loyal followers wear number 99 for a reason. In the physical and satirical sense, Aaron Judge is larger than life. For many 2022 New York Yankees fans, the 6' 7" right-fielder represents the greatness of this storied franchise.
Just a week ago, the news broke that the law that effects Kyrie Irving with also effect the Yankees and the Mets. No offense to the Nets, but the Yankees and the Mets carry a bit more political weight in the Big Apple. Now, it looks like the Brooklyn Nets will get their star for the rest of their games, home and away.
If you ever watch old World War II movies, some 5 star General would be bellowing, "We may have lost the battle but we will win the war." All year long, New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone preached to his team and to the media, to paraphrase, "the offense will come around. We're close". He was right. Boone may have been more correct than even he knew.