New York Yankees

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New York Yankees
2014 New York Yankees season
Established 1901
Based in New York since 1903
NewYorkYankees caplogo.svg
Cap insignia
Major league affiliations
Retired numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 42, 44, 49
Colors
  • Navy blue, white

           

Name
  • New York Yankees (1913–present)
Other nicknames
  • The Bronx Bombers, The Yanks, The Pinstripers, The Bronx Zoo
Ballpark
Major league titles
World Series titles (27) 1923192719281932
1936193719381939
1941194319471949
1950195119521953
1956195819611962
1977197819961998
199920002009
AL Pennants (40)[1] 1921 • 1922 • 1923 • 1926
1927 • 1928 • 1932 • 1936
1937 • 1938 • 1939 • 1941
1942 • 1943 • 1947 • 1949
1950 • 1951 • 1952 • 1953
1955 • 1956 • 1957 • 1958
1960 • 1961 • 1962 • 1963
1964 • 1976 • 1977 • 1978
1981 • 1996 • 1998 • 1999
2000 • 2001 • 2003 • 2009
East Division titles (17)[2] 1976 • 1977 • 1978 • 1980
1981 • 1996 • 1998 • 1999
2000 • 2001 • 2002 • 2003
2004 • 2005 • 2006 • 2009
2011
Wild card berths (4) 1995 • 1997 • 2007 • 2010
Front office
Owner(s) Yankee Global Enterprises LLC
Manager Joe Girardi
General Manager Brian Cashman
President of Baseball Operations Randy Levine

The New York Yankees are a Major League Baseball team from New York City. They have won 27 World Series championships to date, more than any other team in the Major Leagues.[1][2] From 1923 to 2008, the Yankees home stadium had been Yankee Stadium. Currently, they are playing at their new Yankee Stadium.

The word "Yankee" (slang for "American") and the "Uncle Sam" top hat, make up part of what they are all about. As with the more common use of the term "Yankee", the team name is more often called "the Yanks". Their most commonly used "unofficial" nickname is "the Bronx Bombers", or simply "the Bombers". This nickname was given to them by the press a long time ago. It refers to their ability to hit home runs a lot (a home run is sometimes called a "bomb"). A less used nickname is "the Pinstripers", for their well-known uniform style.

The Yankees' current team captain is their shortstop, Derek Jeter.

The Yankees' current team ace is C.C.Sabathia Jr.

The New York Yankees' main rival is the Boston Red Sox.

The Yankees' current team manager is Joe Girardi.

The official fight song for the Yankees is "Here Come the Yankees".

The number of retired number is 18.Any other teams in USA don't have the retired number more than 18. The number 42 was retired not only in the Yankees but also throughout Major League Baseball in honor of Jackie Robinson who broke the color barrier.

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