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    The most loathed baseball team is not the NY Yankees

    According to an internet algorithm the most hated team in baseball is the Cleveland Indians.

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    New York Yankees: Not the Most Hated Team in Baseball - WSJ.com


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    Re: The most loathed baseball team is not the NY Yankees

    For some reason, using an algorithm to calculate people's likes and dislikes reminds me of an exchange on the Simpsons


    Apu: Could it (a computer) be used for dating?
    Frink: Well, theoretically, yes. But the computer matches would
    be so perfect as to eliminate the thrill of romantic
    conquest. Mw-hurgn-whey.


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    Re: The most loathed baseball team is not the NY Yankees

    Regardless of what this flawed study says, the Yankees are the most hated.



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    Re: The most loathed baseball team is not the NY Yankees

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    Regardless of what this flawed study says, the Yankees are the most hated.
    FACT



    and to prove this true: I just agreed with a Reds fan.........



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    Re: The most loathed baseball team is not the NY Yankees

    Worst case study ever. The Yankees are, without a doubt, the most hated team in baseball.


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    Re: The most loathed baseball team is not the NY Yankees

    I've always hated the Indians...that damned Roger Dorn.



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    Re: The most loathed baseball team is not the NY Yankees

    They have this story on ESPN with 2 polls. One asks if you hate the Yankees, the other asks if you hate the Indians. Around 65% hate or dislike the Yankees, 67% have no stong feelings towrds the Indians.

    Yankees suck.



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    Re: The most loathed baseball team is not the NY Yankees

    I think I can maybe see where this poll is coming from...

    If you take the amount of people who like a time subtracted from the number who dislike a team you could get that. Alot of people hate the Yankees, but alot of people love them too. This could be more a product of the Indians having no fans than anything...



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    Re: The most loathed baseball team is not the NY Yankees

    That 'study' is stupid...


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    Re: The most loathed baseball team is not the NY Yankees

    I was surprised at this. Being an Indians fan of course. But I do know I hate the Yankees.



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    Re: The most loathed baseball team is not the NY Yankees

    I like the Indians creme colored jerseys



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    Re: The most loathed baseball team is not the NY Yankees

    Bull **** the Yankees aren't the most hated team.



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    Re: The most loathed baseball team is not the NY Yankees

    Sure and Clone fans hate Baylor more than Iowa. That's just ridiculous.



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    Re: The most loathed baseball team is not the NY Yankees

    The only reason the Yankees are possibly the most hated team is b/c they win every year. Yes, they spend a lot of money on their players but so does the Dodgers, Red Sox and Angels but you never hear about them.

    Me personally, I hate the Red Sox!



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    Re: The most loathed baseball team is not the NY Yankees

    Yanks are the most hated team. A lot of it is the success they've had, most of it is how ESPN shoves it down our throat so much more than other teams that have similarly successful years.

    Me personally, I despise the Cubs. Never understood the love affair, never will.



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