New York Yankees

The New York Yankees are an American Major League – Baseball team from the Bronx , New York City . They play in the Eastern Division of the American League . The Yankees are the most successful team in the history of the MLB with 27 World Series titles. They also won the American League 40 times. Thus, the Yankees have since their inception under this name can save significantly more than a quarter of all tracks that were played out in the last century since 1913. This is the home of the Yankees Yankee Stadium .

Foundation to open Yankee Stadium
Hilltop Park

The Yankees were in the year 1901 in Baltimore founded. There they played like the team from Baltimore today under the name Baltimore Orioles their first two seasons in the MLB. 9 January 1903 Frank Farrell and Bill Devery purchased the club for the American League and moved the team to Manhattan . The new name of the team was to 1912 New York Highlanders. The main reason for the naming was the venue Hilltop Park on the corner of 165th and 168th Street, which at the time at one of the highest points in Manhattan was. By 1904, christened the sports journalist of New York Press Jim Price, the Highlanders as ” Yankees “or” Yanks “, which was a common term for the Yankees at the time. Reason for the simple nickname was simply the size that better fit into the headlines of the newspaper. [1] . Due to a fire in the stadium was still playing in New York, San Francisco Giants in 1911, the Highlanders allowed the Giants shared the Hilltop Park to rebuild their home stadium Polo Grounds . In return, the Highlanders moved to the Polo Grounds to and now officially called off New York Yankees, because the name “Highlanders” no longer fit due to the new home. With the commitment of the German-born player George Herman “Babe” Ruth Jr. and his still legendary ability to play baseball, and to beat especially home runs, the Yankees moved now more spectators than the Giants. Rivalry was then in 1921 culminated in common Stadium, the Polo Grounds., the teams met in the World Series in which the Yankees defeated by the Giants in 5 of 8 games. then recommended that the former manager of the Giants the Yankees themselves but to seek their own new home. 1922 subject to the Yankees again the Giants in the World Series. functionaries of the Bronx Bombers, as the Yankees are also called, is a place were in close proximity to the Giants over the Harlem River in the Bronx. 1923 she moved to the new stadium, which is 58,000 could hold viewers., it was nicknamed “The House That Ruth Built” (engl. “The house that Babe Ruth built “), which is transmitting to understand because just with its attractive style of play and its impact Babe Ruth earn lots of money left.

On 18 April 1923 was the 2.4 million U.S. dollars built Yankee Stadium in the Bronx opened and Babe Ruth scored the first home run in the new home.
Yankee Stadium

In the third attempt, the Yankees 1923, the first triumph succeeded against the Giants in the World Series. In the 7-game series (best-of-seven), the Yankees won 4 games to 2, and thus secured their first title. Also encounters the first post-season, so the playoff games after the regular season, the new Yankee Stadium major took place. The size was one of the reasons why for the first time more than 300,000 spectators could watch the World Series.

1926 the Yankees won the American League again, but subject to the St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series.

The team of the New York Yankees from 1927 still considered by many baseball experts as one of the strongest teams in baseball history. In the regular season, the Yankees reach 110 wins and just 44 defeats. Also, the Pittsburgh Pirates had no chance in the World Series and documents clearly with 0:4. The next triumph in the World Series followed in 1928, this time turn opponents were the St. Louis Cardinals. The Yankees took a further sweep, ie, the Cardinals stayed in the series against the Yankees without a hit.

1929, the Yankees the first team that had numbers on their jerseys were back then. But the next success in the World Series was only in 1932. Joe McCarthy took over as manager of the Yankees items with him a second successful era should start with the Yankees. Seven hits in the World Series in eight appearances under his direction in the years 1932 to 1946 speak for themselves. 1932, the Yankees defeated the Chicago Cubs 4-0 clearly, 1936, the New York Giants could be defeated with 4:2. 1937 kept the Yankees regained the upper hand over their rivals Giants in 1938 remained the Chicago Cubs again without success in the Fall Classic. A year later, were Cincinnati Reds a chance and were also subject 0:4. In 1941 it came to the first meeting with the Brooklyn Dodgers . The Yankees won 4-1. The following year, it was then the only World Series defeat to Joe McCarthy. The St. Louis Cardinals were the New York failed in 1:4. 1943 Yankees took the revenge and successfully turned the tables around.
Yankees Dress 2012 (left for home, right away matches)

The next success in the World Series, it was not until 1947. Manager was Bucky Harris , opponents in the playoffs the Brooklyn Dodgers. In an exciting series with the Yankees kept nearly 4:3 the better end. The meeting of the two rivals were Subway Series known.

From 1949 to 1960, Casey Stengel , the manager of the Yankees. His tenure covered seven World Series titles and three victories in the American League . 1949, 1952, 1953 and 1956 was celebrated successes against the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1955 which kept the upper hand. 1950 were Philadelphia Phillies defeated. 1951 to beat the Giants in 1958 attracted the Milwaukee Braves the short, a year earlier they had still been successful. In the last year of his tenure, the men of Casey Stengel lost the World Series against the Pittsburgh Pirates with 3:4.

Ralph Houk was the manager of the Yankees in 1961, 1962 and 1963. In the first two years, the Yankees were once again celebrate the championship, last year they lost in the World Series. Were defeated the Cincinnati Reds and the San Francisco Giants , was a clear 0-4 defeat against the Los Angeles Dodgers . Yogi Berra in 1964 could reach again the new manager of the World Series, but lost to the St. Louis Cardinals nearly 3:4.
Since 1976

By the year 1976, it should last until the Yankees were able to return to their glorious past. In 1976 they lost under manager Billy Martin although with 0-4 against the Cincinnati Reds, but was successful in 1977 and 1978 respectively against the Los Angeles Dodgers. 1980 and 1981 took the Yankees still in the play-offs in part, but then remained unsuccessful until the year 1994. 1994 Buck Showalter , the Yankees played a great season, but could realize any success because the players’ strike ended the season prematurely and there was no champion in the MLB for the first time in 90 years.

1995 reached the Yankees with a wildcard play-off, subject to the Division Series the Seattle Mariners with 2:3. In 1996, Joe Torre , the Office of the Manager, since that time, the Yankees took part in all the playoffs. 1996 were Atlanta Braves defeated in the World Series 4-2, 1998 and 1999 , the Yankees need the minimum number of 8 games to the San Diego Padres defeat and turn the Atlanta Braves.

A new edition of the Subway Series, there were then in the year 2000 in the World Series against the New York Mets . Here, the Yankees won 4-1. 2001 they lost in a dramatic World Series to the Arizona Diamondbacks with 3:4. The next appearance of the Yankees in the final series was in the 2003 World Series , where the Yankees were subject to a complete surprise to outsiders Florida Marlins with 2:4.

In 2004, the Yankees were subject to the Boston Red Sox to a 3-0 lead in the League Championship Series still 3:4. They missed such a place in the 2004 World Series and were the first team baseball history, still lost a playoff series after leading 3-0.

After this defeat, it took until the year 2009 , the Yankees were able to win a playoff series again. By then won the 40th Title of the American League, they made ​​it to the World Series against the Philadelphia Phillies . With a 4-2 success in the World Series the Yankees won after a losing streak of 8 years (the third longest time without title success after 1979-1995 and 1963-1976) to their 27th World Series title.

In the 2010 season , the Yankees narrowly missed winning the American League East, but moved as a wild card team in the Division Series a. There they defeated the Minnesota Twins in three straight games. In the subsequent Championship Series but they lost to the Texas Rangers with 2-4.

During the season, the Yankees had the death of their owner George Steinbrenner suffered and her longtime stadium announcer Bob Sheppard.

In Game 3 of the Division Series against the Baltimore Orioles beat Raul Ibanez in the 9th Inning with a home run 1:2 residue to compensate. The last one, which was succeeded in the Alex Rodriguez 2009, which abolished the same twice. Ibanez was the 6th Player in the postseason, which they succeeded. The others were: Pat Sheridan 1985 Kansas City Royals ), Kirk Gibson in 1988 for the Los Angeles Dodgers ), Ed Sprague, Jr. 1992 Toronto Blue Jays ), Jim Leyritz in 1998 for the San Diego Padres ) and JT Snow 2000 for the San Francisco Giants . In the 12th He also suggested inning victory-making solo single home run. He became the first player, the two homers in a game of the postseason, the 9th Or enter inning or later to compensate for guidance.

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