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All literary men are Red Sox fans - to be a Yankee fan in a literate society is to endanger your life
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"All literary men are Red Sox fans - to be a Yankee fan in a literate society is to endanger your life"

- John Cheever

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In this quote, author John Cheever is making a funny declaration about the extreme rivalry between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees. He suggests that in a society where literature and intellectualism are extremely valued, it is practically sacrilegious to be a fan of the Yankees. Cheever implies that being a Red Sox fan is the more appropriate and even anticipated option for those who consider themselves to be well-read and cultured. He exaggerates the effects of being a Yankee fan, indicating that it is an unsafe and out of favor choice in a society that values literary pursuits. Overall, Cheever's quote highlights the strong cultural significance and enthusiasm surrounding sports teams, even in the world of literature.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by John Cheever between May 27, 1912 and June 18, 1982. He was a famous Writer from USA. The author also have 19 other quotes.

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