Losing is something we are not used to as Yankee fans. The Yankees haven’t been a below .500 team since 1992 and have missed the playoffs just once since 1995. Still, though, there are many times when many Yankee fans act as if the team is constantly losing. Those fans are, seemingly, never satisfied. Now, perhaps this is unfair to me. Rooting for a team is an emotional thing to do and when the team is losing, a lot of people overreact.
Despite my knowledge of that, there is still one thing that annoys me to no end: when people accuse the team of not trying simply because the team is losing. I noticed this sentiment because of a particular comment in the River Ave. Blues game thread last night, so I posed this question on Twitter:
How come every time the Yankees play poorly, a large number of people say they’re not trying?
I think throwing that accusation around is absolutely ridiculous.…