The New York Yankees are a professional baseball team that resides in the Bronx and competes in American leagues. With a record 27 World Series victories and 40 American League (AL) pennants, the Yankees are one of the most well-known and successful teams.

The following years they were successful in winning the championships: 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.

The team played its first two seasons in the American League in Baltimore, Maryland, under the moniker Orioles. The Yankees have won five World Series championships since 1980: in 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, and 2009.

Frank Farrell and Bill Devery purchased the bankrupt Baltimore club 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 competed in 40 World Series, and they have won 27 of them. In its 120 seasons of competition, the team has won 27 World Series titles, which is 16 more than the second-place St. Louis Cardinals.

The New York Yankees have the most victories among all MLB teams with 3745 since 1980. Their performance during that time was 3745-2877. They have qualified for the postseason 26 times during the course of the 42 seasons.

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