Hal's plan could make him a villain

If Steinbrenner's budgeting doesn't work, fans may throw him off the fiscal cliff

Updated: December 5, 2012, 11:00 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The new boss is riding a $189 million locomotive into a borough where the Dolans and the Wilpons have presided. It is a place where owners are shunned, slighted and held in disdain by the kingdoms they preside over.

Hal Steinbrenner is about to face a fan base that was raised at the knee of his father. The venom Hal will encounter from the masses will contain the psychological residue of years of worshipping The Boss' mantras.

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