The New York Yankees are a professional baseball team based in the Bronx neighborhood of New York City. The Yankees are a part of the American League East division in Major League Baseball.
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The 1998 season for the New York Yankees was their 96th overall. The team concluded the regular season with a franchise-best record of 114–48.
The Yankees set an American League record for victories in a season, which stood until 2001 when the Seattle Mariners won 116 games versus 46 losses in the regular season (the Yankees still hold the record for most regular-season wins by a team that won the World Series).
Joe Torre was the general manager in New York. The Yankees hosted a game at Yankee Stadium to commemorate the stadium’s 75th anniversary.
They defeated the Texas Rangers in the American League Division Series, claimed the American League pennant by defeating the Cleveland Indians in the American League Championship Series four games to two, then swept the San Diego Padres to win their 24th World Series.
The 1998 Yankees set an MLB record by winning 125 games versus 50 defeats, including the playoffs. In 2014 and 2016, they were ranked as the fourth or fifth-best team in franchise history, respectively.