New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox
Everyone knows or has heard about the much heated and hated rivalry between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. The Yankees Red Sox rivalry is one of the sports worlds greatest of all times. This rivalry has been going on for over 100 yrs. Some would say that it all started when the Red Sox sold then superstar George “Babe” Ruth to the Yankees; when he was added to the Yankees’ line up it became known as “Murderers’ Row” with the likes of Low Gehrig, Mark Koenig, Tony Lazzeri and Earle Combs (Wikipedia.org).
1. Both won World Series, Boston 7, and New York 27
2. Both have great players:
Boston: Ted Williams, Babe Ruth, Carl Yastrzemski, Jim Rice, David Ortiz and Carlton Fisk, Rodger Clemens,
Curt Schilling, and Pedro Martinez New York: Babe Ruth, Wade Boggs, Reggie Jackson, Dave Winfield, Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Marino Rivera, Roger Clemens, Andy Petite 3. Both teams make decisions that will help them win and beat the other team. 4. Both have won AL Pennants Boston 12 New York 40
One of the most intense, fierce and oldest rivalry in sports is the one between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. This rivalry is over 100 yrs old. Some would say that it all started in the 1920’s when the Red Sox sold George “Babe” Ruth to the Yankees. His addition to the Yankees line up made it one if not the best in the league at that time; known as “Murderers Row” it included the likes of Lou Gehrig, Mark Koenig, Tony Lazzeri, and Earle Combs. Between both teams they have won over 30 World Series titles and over 50 AL Pennants. Both teams have made an impact on the sport especially when it comes to playing each other, their games are some of the highest viewed on TV, and anticipated of all sports. They influence the outcomes for post season play until recently, you could always count on those two teams playing each other for the AL Title and a...
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