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 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.

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.

Baltimore Orioles

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In the season, the club began play in the AL 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.

New York Mets

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They are one of two major league clubs based in New York City, the other being the New York Mets of the National League.
The Mets are one of two Major League clubs based in New York City; the other is the New York Yankees of the American League East.

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.

Yankee Stadium

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In 2009, they moved into a new ballpark of the same name after the previous facility 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).

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.

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 stellar left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, but achieved his greatest fame as a slugging outfielder 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 with the New York Yankees as a center fielder and first baseman, from 1951 through 1968.

Aaron Boone

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Brian Cashman is the team's general manager, and Aaron Boone is the team's field manager.
Aaron John Boone (born March 9, 1973) is an American former professional baseball infielder, broadcaster, and current manager of the New York Yankees.

Yankee Global Enterprises

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The team is owned by Yankee Global Enterprises, an LLC 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 20% stakes in YES Network and the New York City FC soccer team.

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 U.S. sports.
The Yankees–Red Sox rivalry is a Major League Baseball (MLB) rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox.

List of World Series champions

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As one of the most successful sports clubs in the world, the Yankees have won 18 division titles, 40 AL pennants, and 27 World Series championships, all of which are MLB records.
A total of 114 Series have been contested, with the NL champion winning 48 and the AL champion winning 66. The New York Yankees of the AL have played in 40 World Series through 2018—winning 27—the most Series appearances and most victories of any Major League Baseball franchise.

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) (1946–63, 1965), all but the last for the New York Yankees.

List of American League pennant winners

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As one of the most successful sports clubs in the world, the Yankees have won 18 division titles, 40 AL 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.

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 had his entire 16-year Major League Baseball (MLB) career with the New York Yankees.

American League East

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The Yankees compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) East division.
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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 U.S. 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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The Yankees 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 114 World Series played since 1903, with 27 of those coming from the New York Yankees alone.

Minor League Baseball

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At the end of 1900, Ban Johnson, president of the American League—a minor league previously known as the Western League (1894–1899)—reorganized the 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.

Jack Chesbro

In 1904, pitcher Jack Chesbro set the single-season wins record at 41, which still stands.
Nicknamed "Happy Jack", Chesbro played for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1899–1902), the New York Highlanders (1903–1909), and the Boston Red Sox (1909).

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—just a few blocks away from the much larger Polo Grounds.
It was the home of the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball from 1903 to 1912, when they were known as the "Highlanders".

Polo Grounds

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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—just a few blocks away from the much larger Polo Grounds.
The Polo Grounds was also the home field of the New York Yankees from 1913 through 1922 and the New York Mets in their first two seasons of 1962 and 1963.

Frank J. Farrell

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Frank Farrell and Bill Devery purchased the franchise (which had ceased operations) and moved it to New York City, renaming the club the New York Highlanders. The Highlanders were officially renamed the Yankees in.
He and William S. Devery were the first owners of the New York Highlanders (now New York Yankees).

1921 New York Yankees season

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In 1921—the year after acquiring Babe 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.