The Yankees have regained some firepower lately, and they’re celebrating their big hitting with a gesture that doesn’t appear to make any sense: a big ol’ thumbs down. It looks pretty cool to me, and it’s explained in this video right here:
Basically, when the Yankees played the Rays on Sept. 11 (at Citi Field, because Tampa home games were displaced by Hurricane Irma), Todd Frazier hit a huge three-run homer to put New York ahead for good. A suspenders-wearing fan in the crowd responded like this:
When someone tells you suspenders are no longer “in.” pic.twitter.com/0FJFnlGxID— MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) September 12, 2017
Images like the above spread around Twitter, Frazier and the Yankees caught wind of it, and it just tickled everyone so much that now it’s a celebration.
"Gary Sanchez isn't a home run hitter." pic.twitter.com/aoBh4SYD8J— New York Yankees (@Yankees) September 15, 2017
That's what I'm talking about. This is yankee baseball. Let's go boys. pic.twitter.com/GTA5ua7MpH— Todd Frazier (@FlavaFraz21) September 15, 2017
I love it. It looks awesome. This is my opinion!