GARY SANCHEZ IS 'DAMN YANKEE'
I can't help but make a connection to our very own catcher phenom Gary Sanchez and fictional character Joe Hardy, the protagonist of the iconic musical Damn Yankees. I mean, the resemblance of Sanchez's early successes in the field and at the plate are just incredibly complimentary to Hardy. According to the story's plot, after losing year after year and game after game to the New York Yankees, middle-aged Joe Hardy trades his soul to the devil for an opportunity to become the Senators' next…
Gary Sanchez is making the Yanks interesting again.
Here is why rookie Gary Sanchez matters the way he does these days: He has made the Yankees interesting again. Sanchez has become somebody for Yankee fans to want to watch and to care about. And, boy, do they ever care about this kid.