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In honor of Major League Baseball’s Opening Day, rather than Billy’s usual Monday post here, devout Red Sox fan Bryan Allain and devout Yankees fan Billy Coffey have agreed to plead their case for their beloved teams on each other’s blogs today. I’ll give you a brief snippet of each, then you may follow the links and let them know where your allegiance lies.

Will you side with Billy Coffey…

I’m trying to write this with the non-baseball fan in mind, if there is such a thing. I suspect there is. While baseball is still considered our national pastime, there’s no denying the allure of sports like football and basketball, those bastions of instant gratification. Baseball is different. It is cerebral and methodical and all those other brainy words that end in “-al”. It’s God’s game. There’s no doubting this.

The rules are many and somewhat complicated, so I won’t get into them here. What I will do, however, is touch upon the one thing you need to do in order to be considered a true baseball fan.

You have to pick a side.

Yankees or Red Sox…Read the rest of Billy’s story here

or Bryan Allain?

Billy Coffey is a Yankees fan and I am a Red Sox fan. We might agree on a lot of the important things in life, but when it comes to baseball, make no mistake about it, he is my enemy.

If you’re reading this post and you too are a fan of the Red Sox or Yankees, I know you can’t be swayed. I’ve got a better shot at changing your gender than changing your mind about which team to root for. But for those of you who don’t have an allegiance either way, let me offer up a few points to help you make an informed decision. Read the rest of Bryan’s story here

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What’s that? Where does my allegiance lie? I’ll give you two guesses, and the first one doesn’t count…

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