Nice story but he's a long shot. He may have found God but he not an eye to hit MLB pitching.http://www.nypost.com/p/sports /yankees/clean_slade_QZVnSxWJq gBYOOV9vj34PP
I like this kid, and pray he is not traded...I think he can be a great young outfielder...a good read..
This was interesting, Yanks win this one in the courts.
Yankees win rights to 'Evil Empire' nickname
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Posted: 2:06 PM, February 23, 2013
Ann Callison, left, and Amy Thornhill, right, gave Evil Empire tee shirts some of the Yankees before a spring training game in 2004.
There’s only one “Evil Empire” in baseball. And the New York Yankees have won a legal victory to make sure it stays that way.
A panel of judges in Washington D.C. issued a ruling this month against a company called Evil Enterprises that has been trying since 2008 to trademark the phrase “Baseballs Evil Empire.”
The Yankees opposed the application, and in their decision, the judges agreed that the team alone owned the term, at least in connection with baseball.
Evil Enterprises lawyer Gerard Dunne tells The Wall Street Journal that he hasn’t decided yet whether to appeal.
The term actually originates with Boston Red Sox President Larry Lucchino, who called the Yankees the “evil empire” after they signed Cuban pitcher Jose Contreras in 2002.
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