New York Yankees Facts
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.