This Yanks tattoo would fall in the "Best" category. It would also fall in the "Oh My God, What Have You Done To Your Back?" category.
JR Smith Is A Yankees Fan
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Notorious basketball player J.R. Smith is clearly a big Yankees fan. For a second, I also thought he was the world's biggest Nick Swisher fan. (But he's actually just a fan of swishing the ball.)
Chest Bump, Anyone?
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Someone may want to spend a little more time on push-ups than skin ink.
A Subtle Beantown Beatdown
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If you look closely you can see that the gum the Red Sox player is stepping on is a Yankees logo. But this is a cop out. If you're going to go to the effort of getting an anti-Yankees tattoo, you don't want people to think you just hate gum.
Let Me Guess, Yankees Fan?
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The problem with getting tattoos of living players is what happens if it comes out that Mariano Rivera eats children or Derek Jeter is a cross dresser. Then you're stuck with a child-eating cross-dresser on your back. My advice: only get tattoos of dead people.
Joe DiMaggio Lives On
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I bet whenever this guy hears the song Mrs. Robinson, he answers the line "Joltin' Joe where have you gone?" with "He's right here on my calf."
The Chosen One!
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This little guy has either the world's greatest birth mark or is the only person to actually be born a Yankee fan. I'm going with both options.*
*Yes, we know this is fake.
Marilyn Monroe Yankees Tattoo
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Who is impressed by this? Your wife? No. Your friends? I hope not? Your cell mate who gave it to you? Probably.
The Face of the Franchise
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I think this image is pretty self-explanatory. Let's just move on.
Back For More
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Now that the back's full, does he put Jeter and Rivera on his ass or do they go on his stomach? This man has some big decisions ahead of him.
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This would be ironic if Yankee Stadium burned down. Just sayin'.
Shouldering The Load
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I'm guessing this photo was also accompanied by the words, "Sir, why have you taken your shirt off in the trophy room?"
The New York Yankees are a hallowed baseball franchise. Which means they have a lot of fans. Some of those fans like to commemorate their love of the Bronx Bombers by getting a tattoo. Some of those fans have money to pay for proper, high-quality work. Some of them, apparently, don't. Here are a few of the high and disturbingly permanent lows of New York Yankees tattoos.
"I'd like to see how smart Theo Epstein is with the Tampa Bay payroll. You got Carl Crawford 'cause you paid more than anyone else, and that's what makes you smarter? That's why I like whipping their butt. It's great, knowing those guys with the $205 million payroll are saying, 'How the hell are they beating us?' "
Orioles manager Buck Showalter on the division-rival Boston Red Sox and their general manger Theo Epstein.