New York Yankees

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The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of the Bronx.wikipedia
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George Steinbrenner

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The team is owned by Yankee Global Enterprises, an LLC that is controlled by the family of the late George Steinbrenner, who purchased the team in 1973.
George Michael Steinbrenner III (July 4, 1930 – July 13, 2010) was an American businessman who was the principal owner and managing partner of Major League Baseball's New York Yankees.

American League East

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They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) East division.
The most recent team to win this division was the New York Yankees in 2019.

New York Mets

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They are one of two major league clubs based in New York City, the other being the National League's (NL) New York Mets.
They are one of two MLB teams based in New York City, the other being the New York Yankees of the American League (AL).

Yankee Stadium (1923)

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The team's home games were played at the original Yankee Stadium from 1923 to 1973 and from 1976 to 2008.
It was the home ballpark of the New York Yankees, one of the city's Major League Baseball (MLB) franchises, from 1923 to 1973 and then from 1976 to 2008.

Brian Cashman

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Brian Cashman is the team's general manager, and Aaron Boone is the team's field manager.
Brian McGuire Cashman (born July 3, 1967) is an American baseball executive for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball.

Baltimore Orioles

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The Yankees began play in the season as the Baltimore Orioles (no relation to the modern Baltimore Orioles).
The Orioles adopted their team name in honor of the official state bird of Maryland; it had also been used by several previous major and minor league baseball clubs in Baltimore, including another AL charter member franchise also named the "Baltimore Orioles," which moved north in 1903 to eventually become the New York Yankees.

Yankee Stadium

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In 2009, they moved into a new ballpark of the same name that was constructed adjacent to the previous facility, which was closed and demolished.
It is the home field for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB), and New York City FC of Major League Soccer (MLS).

Major League Baseball division winners

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The Yankees are arguably the most successful professional sports team in the United States; they have won 19 American League East Division titles, 40 American League pennants, and 27 World Series championships, all of which are MLB records.
Oakland and New York won the 1981 American League Division Series while Los Angeles and Montreal won the 1981 National League Division Series.

Yankee Global Enterprises

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The team is owned by Yankee Global Enterprises, an LLC that is controlled by the family of the late George Steinbrenner, who purchased the team in 1973.
Yankee Global Enterprises, LLC, formerly YankeeNets, LLC, is an American company which owns the New York Yankees baseball team, along with a majority stake in YES Network and a 20% stake in New York City FC soccer team.

Aaron Boone

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Brian Cashman is the team's general manager, and Aaron Boone is the team's field manager.
He is the manager for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Babe Ruth

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Forty-four Yankees players and eleven Yankees managers have been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, and Whitey Ford.
Nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat", he began his MLB career as a star left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, but achieved his greatest fame as a slugging outfielder for the New York Yankees.

Joe DiMaggio

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Forty-four Yankees players and eleven Yankees managers have been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, and Whitey Ford.
Joseph Paul DiMaggio (November 25, 1914 – March 8, 1999), nicknamed "Joltin' Joe" and "The Yankee Clipper", was an American baseball center fielder who played his entire 13-year career in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees.

Mickey Mantle

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Forty-four Yankees players and eleven Yankees managers have been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, and Whitey Ford.
Mantle played his entire Major League Baseball (MLB) career (1951–1968) with the New York Yankees as a center fielder and first baseman.

Lou Gehrig

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Forty-four Yankees players and eleven Yankees managers have been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, and Whitey Ford.
Henry Louis Gehrig (born Heinrich Ludwig Gehrig; June 19, 1903 – June 2, 1941) was an American professional baseball first baseman who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees (1923–1939).

Yankees–Red Sox rivalry

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The team's rivalry with the Boston Red Sox is one of the most well-known rivalries in North American sports.
The Yankees–Red Sox rivalry is a Major League Baseball (MLB) rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox.

Yogi Berra

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Forty-four Yankees players and eleven Yankees managers have been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, and Whitey Ford.
He played 19 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) (1946–1963, 1965), all but the last for the New York Yankees.

List of World Series champions

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The Yankees are arguably the most successful professional sports team in the United States; they have won 19 American League East Division titles, 40 American League pennants, and 27 World Series championships, all of which are MLB records.
The New York Yankees of the AL have played in 40 World Series through 2019, winning 27 — the most championship appearances and most victories by any team in the four major North American professional sports leagues.

Whitey Ford

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Forty-four Yankees players and eleven Yankees managers have been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, and Whitey Ford.
Edward Charles "Whitey" Ford (born October 21, 1928), nicknamed "The Chairman of the Board", is an American former professional baseball pitcher who played his entire 16-year Major League Baseball (MLB) career with the New York Yankees.

List of American League pennant winners

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The Yankees are arguably the most successful professional sports team in the United States; they have won 19 American League East Division titles, 40 American League pennants, and 27 World Series championships, all of which are MLB records.
The New York Yankees have won 40 AL pennants, winning their first in 1921 and their most recent in 2009.

Boston Red Sox

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The team's rivalry with the Boston Red Sox is one of the most well-known rivalries in North American sports.
However, they then went into one of the longest championship droughts in baseball history, dubbed the "Curse of the Bambino" after its alleged inception due to the Red Sox' sale of Babe Ruth to the rival New York Yankees two years after their world championship in 1918, an 86-year wait before the team's sixth World Championship in.

American League

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They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) East division.
Through 2018, American League teams have won 66 of the 115 World Series played since 1903, with 27 of those coming from the New York Yankees alone.

Jack Chesbro

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Nicknamed "Happy Jack", Chesbro played for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1899–1902), the New York Highlanders (1903–1909), and the Boston Red Sox (1909).

Minor League Baseball

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In 1900, Ban Johnson, the president of a minor league known as the Western League (1894–1899), changed the Western League name to the American League (AL) and asked the National League to classify it as a major league.
For example, the Omaha Storm Chasers (formerly the Omaha Royals and Omaha Golden Spikes) have been the Triple-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals since the Royals joined the American League in 1969, but the Columbus Clippers changed affiliations, after being associated with the New York Yankees from 1979, to the Washington Nationals in 2007, and have been affiliated with the Cleveland Indians since 2009.

1921 New York Yankees season

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In 1921 — the year after acquiring Ruth — the Yankees played in their first World Series.
The 1921 New York Yankees season was the 19th season for the Yankees in New York and their 21st overall.

Hilltop Park

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The team's new ballpark, Hilltop Park (formally known as "American League Park"), was constructed in one of Upper Manhattan's highest points—between 165th and 168th Streets.
It was the home of the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball from 1903 to 1912, when they were known as the "Highlanders".