Straddling two baseball empires

The only thing sweeter than the defeat of New York sports teams is the indignant sobbing of their so-called fans.

As a fan of both Philly and Boston baseball, I feel unfamiliarly confident about this upcoming season, and I look forward to listening into NYC sports radio during my treks through the Big Apple on my drives to New England.

On the East Coast, a Three-City Rivalry Transformed by Cliff Lee Signing – NYTimes.com

…the Lee signing signified the end of a joint Philadelphia-Boston program to divide New York City between them. Philly annexed baseball, the N.F.C. and telecommunications. Boston got the A.F.C., the N.B.A. and sports history. Boston and Philadelphia even established a demarcation line through Central Park at 97th Street. It will be called the Russell-Chamberlain Line, and it will be guarded by the 20-foot-high Whine-Boo Wall.

via On the East Coast, a Three-City Rivalry Transformed by Cliff Lee Signing – NYTimes.com.