Considering it might be the most intense rivalry in sports, Yankees-Red Sox has had some pretty comedic moments over the last century.
A few of the best are below. Let us know about your favorites in the comments.
• "My Lady Friends" -- We have no idea if this Broadway musical comedy was actually funny. But it's definitely funny that Red Sox owner Harry Frazee sold Babe Ruth to the Yankees in 1919 so he could finance its production.
• Hotel Party -- Despite being "too sick" to play in a weekend series against New York, Manny Ramirez meets up with old buddy -- and Yanks utility man -- Enrique Wilson at a hotel bar on Saturday night. Apparently, Manny was searching for alternative cures for his laryngitis.
• Beantown Throwdown -- Amid a bench-clearing scuffle during Game 3 of the 2003 ALCS, Red Sox starter Pedro Martinez dumps 72-year-old Yanks bench coach Don Zimmer on his head. Maybe Zim should have worn his helmet for this one.
• Facewashed -- Alex Rodriguez took exception to being plunked during a July 2004 game, with benches clearing after Jason Varitek reportedly told the Yankees third baseman to "take your base, we don't hit .260 hitters."
• Slap Happy -- During Game 6 of the 2004 ALCS, A-Rod slaps the ball out of Bronson Arroyo's glove on the way to first base. The result: maybe the least graceful baserunner interference in baseball history.
What's the funniest Yankees-Red Sox moment?