Athletes Who Joined Their Sworn Enemy Derick Hingle/USA TODAY Sports

Today, Kevin Youkilis celebrates his 34th birthday, but for the first time in his career, Youk is going into the start of the MLB regular season following his big day as a member of a team other than the Boston Red Sox. And even worse for any BoSox fan, as an infielder for their hated rival, the New York Yankees. While many athletes can get a pass since some circumstances are out of the control of the player given the fact that sports is a business, this decision by Youkilis was his choice. But he's not the only one to pull off such a dramatic stunt. 

From Jerry Rice making the unthinkable leap from the 49ers to the Raiders to Roger Clemens taking up a roster spot on nearly half of the American League East, here's a look at the players that joined their arch-nemesis in Athletes Who Joined Their Sworn Enemy

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