The New York Yankees are a baseball team based in the Bronx, New york. They are members of the East Division of the American League in Major League Baseball. Founded in 1901, the Yankees are one of the 2 major league clubs based in New York besides the New York Mets, who are a part of the national league. They are also known as the "Bronx Bombers" and "the Pinstripes"
The Bronx Bombers
New York Yankees: History
The Yankees are also the most successful organization in the MLB with 19 American League East Division titles, 40 American League Pennants, and 27 World Series Championships to their name, all MLB records. The team has more accolades than any other team among the 4 major North American sports leagues. The Yankees have had 40+ Players and 11 managers inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The Yankees are the second highest valued sports franchise in the world with an estimated value of $5 Billion.
New York Yankees in the Recent Years
From 1996 to 2007 the Yankees' success was built from a core of productive players and had a streak of nine straight American league East Division Titles.
Later in the year 2011, the Yankees became the first team to hit three grand slams in a single game. In 2012 they finished the season with the best record of 95-67 and had an injury-riddled season in 2013 and made a playoff run in the 2015 season
On 25 June 2019 they broke the record for the most home runs in consecutive games against the Toronto Blue Jays later that offseason they signed Gerrit Cole, and in the 2020 season, they entered ALDS by defeating the Cleveland Guardians.