Shake Hands and Come Out Fighting
The tension between the Red Sox and the Yankees were not just on the field with the players last year, they were also off the field with the fans. These high tensions reared their head at an Acton school where a principal made the students shake hands and make up after a flare up, but magnanimous school officials thought one better and decided to ask the pro-teams to do the same. The Boss of the New York players said this much
He thinks it's a great idea," A Steinbrenner spokesman saidTito's endorsement on the other hand was less resounding.
If our guys want to go shake some hands, they're going to do it," Francona said. "I'm not going to make them."