The New York Yankees are a professional baseball team from the United States, and they are based in The Bronx. The Yankees have won a record 27 World Series titles and 40 American League (AL) pennants, making them one of the most well-known and successful teams in all of sports.
The team made its American League debut in 1901 in Baltimore, Maryland, and competed there for two seasons as the Orioles. The Yankees have won the World Series five times since 1980, in 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, and 2009.
Frank Farrell and Bill Devery purchased the faltering Baltimore team in 1903 and moved it to New York, first to Hilltop Park (1903–12), one of Manhattan’s highest points, hence the name New York Highlanders.
More than any other team, the New York Yankees have participated in 40 World Series and been able to have won 27 of them.
They were able to win the championships in the following years ;1923 1927 1928 1932 1936 1937 1938 1939 1941 1943 1947 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1956 1958 1961 1962 1977 1978 1996 1998 1999 2000 2009.
The team has won 27 World Series titles in its 120 MLB seasons, which is the most of any MLB team and 16 more than the St. Louis Cardinals, who are in second place.
The New York Yankees top all MLB teams with 3745 victories since 1980. 3745-2877 was their record during the time period. In the 42 seasons, they have qualified for the postseason 26 times.