1. Standard memberPhlabibit
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    NYY LIED about the value of the land the new stadium was built on, thereby cheating US tax payers out of money, they've borrowed money from NY, and they plan to borrow more money from NY and they have the largest payroll in MLB history.

    What The Huh!?

    P-
  2. Standard memberPhlabibit
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    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    NYY LIED about the value of the land the new stadium was built on, thereby cheating US tax payers out of money, they've borrowed money from NY, and they plan to borrow more money from NY and they have the largest payroll in MLB history.

    What The Huh!?

    P-
    outrAgeous!!
  3. Madison Square Garde
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    23 Dec '08 21:49
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    outrAgeous!!
    I chipped in 20 bucks.
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    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    outrAgeous!!
    It's also ridiculous.. and ludicrous
  5. SubscriberSmookieP
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    24 Dec '08 08:49
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    NYY LIED about the value of the land the new stadium was built on, thereby cheating US tax payers out of money, they've borrowed money from NY, and they plan to borrow more money from NY and they have the largest payroll in MLB history.

    What The Huh!?

    P-
    The United States taxpayers are paying for this?

    Link please.
  6. Standard memberPhlabibit
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    24 Dec '08 15:08
    Originally posted by SmookieP
    The United States taxpayers are paying for this?

    Link please.
    You want the truth? I hope you can handle it! ๐Ÿ˜ 

    I heard about this on radio, so had to do some searching to find on interwebz info.

    http://www.worldmag.com/webextra/14424

    (this link seems to talk on the subject at a national level, where the next 2 seem to talk in terms of NY)

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    http://buffalomainevent.blogspot.com/2008/09/there-scandal-about-new-yankee-stadium.html

    http://riveraveblues.com/2008/12/a-stadium-scandal-and-a-scoreboard-heads-south-6338/
  7. Standard memberFleabitten
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    Nearly half a billion spent in free agency. Madness, just sheer madness.
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    Originally posted by Fleabitten
    Nearly half a billion spent in free agency. Madness, just sheer madness.
    Or is it?
  9. Standard memberbill718
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    25 Dec '08 02:58
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    NYY LIED about the value of the land the new stadium was built on, thereby cheating US tax payers out of money, they've borrowed money from NY, and they plan to borrow more money from NY and they have the largest payroll in MLB history.

    What The Huh!?

    P-
    Are you really suprised by this?? The Yankee organization has been cheating major league baseball for decades by weasling out of a fair revenue sharing system, this gives them an automatic advantage year after year. Stealing a few tax bucks is nothing to them!! ๐Ÿ˜
  10. Madison Square Garde
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    25 Dec '08 03:14
    Originally posted by bill718
    Are you really suprised by this?? The Yankee organization has been cheating major league baseball for decades by weasling out of a fair revenue sharing system, this gives them an automatic advantage year after year. Stealing a few tax bucks is nothing to them!! ๐Ÿ˜
    Do you have factual documentation of your acusations? Or are you just speaking out of you ass hol$? Decades? Did you ever hear Slander?
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    25 Dec '08 04:54
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    You want the truth? I hope you can handle it! ๐Ÿ˜ 

    I heard about this on radio, so had to do some searching to find on interwebz info.

    http://www.worldmag.com/webextra/14424

    (this link seems to talk on the subject at a national level, where the next 2 seem to talk in terms of NY)

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    http://buffalomainevent.blogspot. ...[text shortened]... um.html

    http://riveraveblues.com/2008/12/a-stadium-scandal-and-a-scoreboard-heads-south-6338/
    And the good people of New York are ok with this?

    How embarrassing.
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    25 Dec '08 05:15
    Originally posted by SmookieP
    And the good people of New York are ok with this?

    How embarrassing.
    John Lennon wrote a great song on the White Album. The title is " Cry Baby Cry" Get all your tears out. Jump up and down. Scream bloody murder. Wa wa wa. How would you re-act if your team was able to sign all these players? Get real. They would do it in a heartbeat. If they could afford it. But they can't, so you cry. Get over it.
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    25 Dec '08 06:02
    Originally posted by YEAH BOY
    John Lennon wrote a great song on the White Album. The title is " Cry Baby Cry" Get all your tears out. Jump up and down. Scream bloody murder. Wa wa wa. How would you re-act if your team was able to sign all these players? Get real. They would do it in a heartbeat. If they could afford it. But they can't, so you cry. Get over it.
    Umm.. not crying. How did your team do in the 2003 world series? Just a question.
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    25 Dec '08 06:051 edit
    Originally posted by SmookieP
    Umm.. not crying. How did your team do in the 2003 world series? Just a question.
    Cry baby cry....Merry Christmas๐Ÿ˜
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    25 Dec '08 06:09
    Originally posted by YEAH BOY
    Cry baby cry.
    They're pointing out in this thread that the frivolous spending by the Yanquis has gotten them nothing. The 2003 series is a prime example. Several of the Yanquis' players' payroll would EQUAL the total Marlins payroll.

    And yet we laid waste to them.. were you crying then?
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