The History of the New York Yankees

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Who are the New York Yankees?

The New York Yankees started all the way back in 1903 when New York Highlanders bought out the Baltimore Orioles. But they weren't successful until 1920. They have had the most world records, most championships, and more superstars than any other baseball franchise.

What have been some Awards the Yankees have Gotten?

Between 1923 and 1932 the Yankees have won 5 AL (American League) pennants and 4 World Series Titles.After Babe Ruth's retirement those past ten years they have won 11 pennants and 10 World Series Titles. They won 3 pennants in 3 straight years (1962,1963,1964). In 1948 they won 5 consecutive World Series Titles.

Fun Facts

The New York Yankees are the most successful baseball club ever in the history of baseball.

The Yankees Stadium was built in 1920 and has become one of the most famous ball park out there.

In 1929 the Yankees were the first team to put numbers on their uniforms.

The Yankees franchise has had a total of 34 baseball Hall of Famers.

The Yankees moved from the National League to the American League.

The Yankees line up was called the "Murder's Rowe".

The New York Yankees Stadium

It was built in 1920 when Babe Ruth came to the Yankees.It has became one of the most famous ball parks known to date.Almost every game was filled from top to bottom with people watching the Yankees play.The most busiest time of the year at Yankees Stadium is Opening Day or for a game for the World Series.
Star-Spangled Banner - New York Yankees Opening Day 2015

Some Famous Players That have Played on The New York Yankees

Some Other Players

The Yankees have had amazing players from Babe Ruth to Derek Jeter. Ranging from 1920 to 2015 and many more amazing players to come. All the great players have done so much to their team but they have inspired people to work as hard as possible because it is possible.