A Yankees baseball cap is a popular choice among suspects in a range of crimes, according to an analysis by the New York Times.Well- for us Sox fans, there's octegenerian fugitive Irish mobster Whitey Bulger. Many of the available photos of him the FBI circulates show him wearing a Red Sox cap.
The analysis finds that in the past 10 years, more than 100 suspects in serious crimes were wearing Yankees caps at the time of the crime or during their arrest or arraignment.
Criminologists say the suspects may be fans of the Bombers, or simply making a fashion statement.
The Times analysis found Yankees caps were about three times as common as Mets caps among crime suspects
But apparently a Yankees cap at some point was considered a must-have accessory by many in the hip-hop world, whether or not you lived in New York or were a baseball fan.