Is the Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry Still a Big Deal These Days? — Sports Survey of the Day
Two of Major League Baseballs biggest rivals are set to face off this weekend, but does this rivalry still feel the same as it used to?
As recently as 2004, these two teams had a red-hot rivalry, but things have seemed to cool down the last few years. There were times when the players on both squads wanted nothing more than to beat each other (in all senses), and it was clear.
A few decades earlier, Thurman Munson and Carlton Fisk were bitter enemies, and there's always the whole trading of Babe Ruth—all of which makes this a multi-generational thing.