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Professional baseball team based in the The Bronx, New York

  • New York Yankees is a Major League Baseball (MLB) team based in the The Bronx, New York.
  • The club was founded in Baltimore, Maryland in 1901 as the Baltimore Orioles.
  • It moved to New York City in 1903 as the New York Highlanders and later became the Yankees in 1913.
  • From 1923 to 2008, the Yankees' home ballpark was Yankee Stadium; in 2009, they moved into a new ballpark, also called Yankee Stadium.
  • The Yankees have won 27 World Series championships and 40 American League pennants, both MLB records.
  • Former Yankees right fielder Mickey Mantle holds the record for most career home runs (18) and RBI (40) in World Series history.
  • 44 Yankees players and eleven Yankees managers have been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • YES Network launched in 2002 is their dedicated television channel.
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