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Flashback Friday: From Damn Yankees to Bronx Bombers, Broadway Has a Love/Hate Relationship With the Hometown Team

Remembering Broadway's earlier (much, much sillier) tribute to baseball.

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Before Bronx Bombers portrayed the heroism of the Yankee greats, Damn Yankees showed the beloved New York team in a rather different light. In the classic musical, the Yankees are a team so despicable that Shoeless Joe From Hannibal, Mo. is willing to sell his soul just to break the team's winning streak. Here's a very silly song from the musical that has nothing to do with the plot (and uses very few actual words).

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