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Yankees' Barren Farm System Not Something To Laugh About

NEW YORK - MAY 04: Brett Gardner #11 of the New York Yankees looks on during the game against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee
NEW YORK - MAY 04: Brett Gardner #11 of the New York Yankees looks on during the game against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium on May 4, 2013 in the Bronx borough of Manhattan. (Photo by Rob Tringali/SportsChrome/Getty Images)

In a classic Seinfeld moment from 1996, George Steinbrenner visits the parents of George Costanza with the news that their son is missing and feared dead. Frank Costanza responds by barking at Steinbrenner, "What the hell did you trade Jay Buhner for?"

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