It's a pin-striped state

yankees logoA Marist Poll out this week reports that of New York State respondents who said they follow baseball, 58 percent were Yankees fans. Just 28 percent said they cheer for the Mets.

The poll reports that 61 percent of respondents said they follow baseball -- though only 28 percent said they followed it a "good" or "great" amount.

The Yankees play the Red Sox Sunday in the first game of the MLB season. The other teams get started on Monday.



You don't ever hear about the governor looking for free Mets tickets. Go Yanks!

58% following a World Series win....3% when they don't make the playoffs.


At least our state has one thing going for it...good taste in baseball!


Up here, all over Albany, a much more interesting poll would measure Yankees vs. Red Sox fans, or at least Yanks / Mets / Bosox -- cuz there are an alarming number of Tory, self-hating Sawks fans. I'd like to know what accounts for this ... besides self-loathing and recreational contrariness, I mean. My pet theory is that they irrationally resent our time zone being named Yankee Stadium Time. The same kind of thinking renamed Washington National Airport for Ronald Reagan. You can see how dangerous these people are.


I suspect there are lot more Red Sox fans around than the poll indicates...go sox!

Marist didn't ask how many New Yorkers are members of Red Sox Nation. Anectodally, Sox fans eclipse Mets fans in the Capital Region. This is a bogus poll.

Let's Go Mets?

Sox fans continue to not observe the obvious: your team is just like ours. big name signings. huge payrolls and a quest to be the best in MLB year after year. but, you only do that once to twice every 86 years. Go Yanks! 2009 Champs!!

Go Sox!

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