I don't normally republish 14-month-old Attytood posts -- except when they're exactly what I'd be saying now, anyway. And so with everyone all ga-ga about Cliff :Lee spurning bigger money in the Big Apple (although a larger tax bite -- just channeling my inner Rush for a second there) to instead ply his trade here in the City of Brotherly Love, let's not forgot that Philadelphia's supremacy on the Eastern Seaboard was already apparent back in October 2009, even if it didn't play out that way between the foul lines.

So here's a taste of what I wrote back on Oct. 31, 2009: