A day after the Yanks played the last game in the House That Ruth Built, items from the storied ballpark were for sale - prompting fears that the taxpayers who own the place were getting stiffed again.
"Whatever value is in the old stadium ought to be retained for the taxpayer," said Assemblyman Richard Brodsky, whose committee is investigating taxpayer support of the new stadium.
Early this month, the Westchester Democrat asked the city agency in charge of selling off the old stadium what the Yankees were entitled to sell, because the city owns the Stadium.
He has yet to get a reply.
I love that we live in an age where poor people are demonized for needing charity but investment banks and billion dollar professional sports franchises are allowed to feed at the public trough without question, scrutiny, or complaint.