Baseball engenders great nicknames, and the New York Yankees, the most storied franchise in all of sports, certainly have had their fair share. There's the Babe, Joltin' Joe, Mr. October, and Bitch Tits.
Build a $1.5-ish billion taxpayer-funded stadium, charge those same taxpayers $2600 to see a game, don't create the promised park for local kids (because they're poor). Now look around. Guess what? You're rich!
When I first made my way into Major League clubhouses in 2003, it was easy to see the effects of performance-enhancing drugs. Most reporters suspected guys were on something, but hey, there were games to cover.