The crowd was impressive (right around 50,000) but now to the negative - there was a distinct sense of apathy abound last night. Case in point - bottom of the 9th inning, A-Rod up with 0 outs and the winning run on first - the decibel level in the Stadium barely rose a notch. If this was Boston and ManRam was up,
I'll admit that the fans got riled up into a frenzy when Joe Girardi channeled Billy Martin with his hat-throwing tirade - who wouldn't? As soon as Joe G calmed down and exited stage right, the crowd was quiet again. Instead of jubilant enthousiasm about the impending walk-off hit that Robinson Cano was due to deliver, there was a nervous murmur throughout Yankee Stadium.
It was the 7th inning of a 1-1 game and the wave broke out. It was the bottom of the 9th and the crowd was quiet. So, I have to ask - have New York Yankee fans lost their swagger?
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