What are facts about the New York Yankees?

Facts about the New York Yankees

  • Major League Franchise began in 1901 as the Baltimore Orioles.
  • Moved to New York in 1903 and played as the New York Hghlander until 1912
  • Named the New York Yankees in 1913
  • Played at the New York Giants, Polo Grounds from 1913 -1922
  • Yankees Stadium I, opened in 1923
  • Yankees win first American League pennant in 1921
  • Yankees win first World series in 1923
  • 1995 Yankees win first ever American League Wild Card
  • Yankees named All Century Team in 1999 winning a record 25 World Series Titles
  • Yankees Stadium II opened in 2009
  • 2009 Yankees win 27th WS title and 40th American League Pennant