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Sports Team
    (1901- )
    Originally the Baltimore Orioles (1901-02)
    Nickname is 'The Bronx Bombers'
    Won unprecedented 27 World Series'
    Won 39 American League Pennants
    Holds the longest streak of avoiding being no-hit, 6,980 games (September 20, 1958-June 11, 2003)
    Three of the greatest teams in baseball history, 1927 (110-44), 1961 (109-53), 1998 (114-48)
    Won 14 consecutive World Series games (1996-2000)
    Won record 10 consecutive home world series games (1996...2001)
    Swept the World Series eight times (1927, 28, 32, 38, 39, 50, 98, 99)
    Only team to win five consecutive World Series (1949-53)
    First team to have a 60 home run hitter, also first to have a 61 home run hitter (Babe Ruth-1927, Roger Maris-1961)
    Only team to have three pitchers pitch perfect games: Don Larsen (1956), David Wells (1998) and David Cone (1999), Mike Mussina came within 1 strike of a perfect game (2001).
    Among their superstars are Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe Dimaggio, Mickey Mantle, Elston Howard, Thurman Munson, Roger Maris, Reggie Jackson, Derek Jeter, Whitey Ford, Mariano Rivera, Wade Boggs, Yogi Berra, Phil Rizzuto and Roger Clemens
    They usually have one of the highest payrolls in baseball.
    During the '70s and '80s, owner George Steinbrenner fired and rehired Billy Martin five times.
    Former, Yankee pitcher, Jim Bouton, wrote a book 'Ball Four,' which uncovered the secret lives of baseball players.
    They were one of the last American League team to field an African American, Elston Howard (1955).
    During the '70s, there was so much turmoil between the players and owner George Steinbrenner, the team was known as 'The Bronx Zoo.'
    They beat the Red Sox 14-11 setting a 9 inning game longevity record at 4 hours and 45 minutes (August 18, 2006).
    Since their first World Series victory, they won just about one World Series out of every three played.
    In 1998, including the season, playoffs and World Series they won an unprecedented 125 games with 50 losses.
    During the 1999 season, three players lost their fathers (Brosius, Sojo and O'Neill)
    They won eleven straight post season series (1998-2001).
    For 2018, as of last week, Out of 4874 Votes: 72.69% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 1133 Votes: 83.50% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 214 Votes: 74.30% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 291 Votes: 65.29% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 774 Votes: 65.12% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 199 Votes: 65.83% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 1767 Votes: 82.12% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 460 Votes: 76.52% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 3014 Votes: 71.50% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 1447 Votes: 72.29% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 637 Votes: 72.84% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 1467 Votes: 75.39% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 2253 Votes: 76.48% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 1622 Votes: 55.61% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 7439 Votes: 70.36% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 3514 Votes: 67.39% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 12893 Votes: 75.57% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 8865 Votes: 68.32% Annoying
 
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