It’s easy to get bogged down in the negatives when a season is lost in such spectacular fashion. The 2021 campaign was a wash for the New York Yankees. We all know that already. Before the craziness of the offseason gets into full swing and we drive ourselves mad again trying to understand what this organization is doing, though, I thought that it’d be nice to remember that this season led to some positives, too.
When talking about surprises, you can take it in one of two ways: positive or negative. I very easily could’ve turned to any of the shocking disappointments we saw this season for content, but things have been a little negative around these parts lately, so I’m instead choosing to look on the bright side and highlight three genuinely surprising things that happened (in a good way!