Monday, September 20, 2010

Why do crooks wear Yankees caps?

Writing for The Atlantic Wire, Ray Gustini asks a good question. Some of us who always root for whichever team is playing the Yankees might have wondered the same thing -- why do we see so many pictures of criminals wearing caps with the Yankees logo on them?
Yankees caps and clothing have dominated the crime blotter for so long, in so many parts of [New York City] and in so many types of offenses, that it defies an easy explanation.
Click here to read "Why Do Criminals Wear Yankees Hats?"

Perhaps author James A. Michener said it best in 1981: "I don't see how anybody interested in the humanities could possibly be a Yankees fan. They are the Republican right wing. They represent everything that is conservative and objectionable in life."

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