While the hue and cry of Red Sox Nation
can be both cruel and relentless when the team is not winning, it is just possible that New York Yankee Nation
is identical in their response to failure. Besides, usually Yankee Nation
is led into the criticism frenzy by the team's owner, who can't stomach losses any better than the average bleacher bum.
In NY, they eat their young when the Yankees are losing, and right now is a good example. See this piece from the Daily News
- New Yorkers and A-Rod; it's not a Love-In.