How did New York media and Yankees fans react to Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani snubbing their team (and pretty much the entire east coast)? Nothing crazy, they’re just ready for Hot Stove season to move on.
Just kidding! The entire state went ballistic over a potential superstar preferring to play on the west coast, and immediately started firing shots. The NY Daily News fired the opening salvo with this ridiculous cover calling him a chicken:
Ah yes. Shohei fears the big city, because Los Angeles, San Francisco, Texas, and San Francisco obviously aren’t large markets. And now, reaction from New York fans…
Moving on from butthurt NY fans, Ohtani, official hero of the west coast, has narrowed his list down to seven teams: