Guerrero’s father, Vladimir Sr., by no means performed for a New York crew in his Corridor of Fame profession, though his profession common in opposition to the Yankees (.319, together with the postseason) is a bit higher than his .316 profession mark throughout the common season and playoffs. Regardless of the origin of Guerrero’s difficulty with the Yankees, it appears to chop simply as deeply.
“It’s a private factor,” he stated Sunday. “It goes again with my household, and I’m not going to speak about greater than that. Issues occurred prior to now and I’m simply going to depart it like that.”
Like Griffey Jr., Guerrero Jr. has thrived in opposition to the Yankees. His slugging proportion at Yankee Stadium is .614, the most effective of any participant within the ballpark’s 15-year historical past (minimal 100 at-bats). His 12 homers within the Bronx are essentially the most he has hit in any highway stadium.
“You get right here and also you get booed, and you may type of do one among two issues,” Blue Jays Supervisor John Schneider stated. “Reggie Jackson stated, ‘They don’t boo nobodies,’ so I feel Vladdy type of labored off of that a bit of bit. Everyone knows the type of hitter that he’s.”