Red Sox Fans Are from Mars, Yankees Fans Are from Uranus: Why Red Sox Fans Are Smarter, Funnier, and Better Looking (In Language Even Yankee Fans Can Understand)

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A tongue-in-cheek look at the complicated love-hate relationship between Red Sox and Yankees fans, how and why it developed, what accounts for the animosity and the grudging respect, and why it and continues to dominate the baseball landscape, this book provides the only well-constructed tutorial on how both tribes can peaceably coexist. With only around 200 miles of terra firma dividing the two capitals of the "Empire" and the "Nation," Wasif attempts to bring peace to the Northeast through understanding. The ...

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A tongue-in-cheek look at the complicated love-hate relationship between Red Sox and Yankees fans, how and why it developed, what accounts for the animosity and the grudging respect, and why it and continues to dominate the baseball landscape, this book provides the only well-constructed tutorial on how both tribes can peaceably coexist. With only around 200 miles of terra firma dividing the two capitals of the "Empire" and the "Nation," Wasif attempts to bring peace to the Northeast through understanding. The humorous book also has key terms, charts, testimonials, quizzes, and even drawings that will save fans from emotional distress and time-consuming arguments.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781600783470
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 4/1/2010
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author


Andy Wasif is a lifelong Red Sox fan, a sports journalist, and stand-up comedian. He is the author of How to Talk to a Yankee Fan and Red Sox University.
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Table of Contents

Introduction v

1 Red Sox Fans Are from Mars, Yankees Fans Are from Uranus 1

2 What Red Sox Fans Want and What Yankees Fans Need 17

3 The Arguers and the Arguing Types 43

4 The Psychology Behind the Hate 63

5 Speaking Different Languages 85

6 Understanding Our Emotional Needs 101

7 Avoiding an Argument 123

8 Dealing with Loss 143

9 Finding Common Ground 163

10 Turning Hate into "Not Quite So Much Hate" 183

Conclusion 203

About the Author 207

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 28, 2012

    Haha

    Wow i really dont like the yankees go REd soX

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 12, 2013

    Massechutes

    Massachutes fan like your from there drp i am sierra i am from glenwood elemtary school

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 6, 2013

    Booo yankees

    Yankees fans are so rude!!! Boston made our country free DUH why are you always acting like jerks!! I dojt want to go around beng crazy about it but...they do rock!! Go red sox!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 24, 2012

    GO REDSOX,BOO YANKEES

    GIANT REDSOX FAN

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 3, 2013

    To go red sox boo yankees

    Bbooooo u hate ur guts and all of the yankees fans hates ur guts so shut ur mouth girly girl and im a yankees fan i hate ur guts so bad!+(

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted July 4, 2012

    Bluekit

    Anyone gonna volenteer to be my mommy i jave no clan and my mommy hated me and she kicked me out of the family because shee had other cute kits and they hated me they would always hog moms milk and they would scratch me and hit me and they would tell mommy fibs about me to my mom so please say that you wanna be my mommy at the first result

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 3, 2012

    Treekit

    Hi

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