It is old but it was forwarded to me today so I thought I would share.
Four Major League Baseball fans went rock climbing: a Yankee fan, a Red Sox
fan, a Cubs fan, and a Cardinal fan. They had been arguing all the way up
the mountain about who amongst them loved their team more and was the most
The argument grew hotter and hotter and the four fans grew more and more
agitated. Such was the emotion that upon reaching the top of the mountain,
the Yankee fan proclaimed loudly and earnestly to the other three, "This is
for the New York Yankees!" and without a moments hesitation threw himself
off the mountain. The supreme sacrifice!
Not to be outdone by a Yankee fan, the Red Sox fan jumped up and cried out,
"This is for the Boston Red Sox!" and quickly threw himself off the
mountain, also willing to sacrifice himself to prove his devotion to his
Refusing to be outdone by the Yankee and Red Sox fans, the Cardinal fan rose
to his feet, summoned up every ounce of his courage, and yelled at the top
of his lungs, "This is for the St. Louis Cardinals!" and without a moment's
hesitation, shoved the Cubs fan off the mountain.