Baseball: How to Win Friends

Psychiatrists call it "masochistic identification." What that means, in plain, simple English, is love those Mets, hate those Yankees. The Yanks have won eight pennantsin the last nine years, and things are so bad that they are giving away free tickets. The Mets, who have been playing in the National League for three years and haven't found the cellar steps yet, are packing them into Shea Stadium at the rate of 765,162 fans in their first 29 home dates, second only to the world-champion Los Angeles Dodgers.

But the Yanks are wising up. They...

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