I'm sure that some of you saw this article when it was first published, and I'd be shocked if it was never mentioned here. But I just stumbled upon it and was astounded by the way the columnist and almost everyone he quoted used the exact same pro-Yankee rhetoric we love to mock here. Empirical evidence was blasted in favor of "intangibles" and "clutchness". I think it's safe to say that this is the Jeter Is So Awesome and Has An Edge Manifesto.
"It seems to me strange that so many would come to games to be so miserable so quickly and easily. There is a Legion of Gloom atmosphere that now pervades Met home games, as if near everyone in the place is just waiting for something bad to happen."