Why The New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox Rivalry Is The Greatest Rivalry In Baseball History?
So Here's My Question: Why The New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox Rivalry (A.K.A. The Rivalry) Is The Greatest (But Historical) Rivalry In Baseball History?
- 5 years agoFavorite Answer
This is an intense rivalry that began almost 100 years ago, when Babe Ruth was traded to the Yankees. The 2 original rivalries in MLB, however were the Giants-Dodgers (new York vs. Brooklyn) which began at the turn of the 20th century and Cubs-Cardinals which has bee going since the 1800s.
- 5 years ago
Goes all the way back to the day the Yankees signed Babe Ruth
- esim345Lv 75 years ago
Because it's been going on for a long time, and both teams have had consistently good records, and they're both from big cities that are fairly close to each other.