No, the 1996 Yankees are the only team to ever lose the first 2 World Series games at home and then sweep the next 4 games to win the Series in 6. The 1985 Royals and 1986 Mets both lost the first 2 World Series games at home and came back to win the Series, but they both needed a game 7. Both teams were losing going into their final at bat in Game 6, but came back to win it, thanks partially to a memorable play at first base. For the Royals it was an incorrect call by umpire Don Denkinger. For the Mets it was a ground ball that went through Bill Buckner's legs. The 1978 Yankees were the first team to lose the first 2 World series games and then sweep the next 4 -- but their first 2 losses were on the road (in Los Angeles). like two
Before the Yankees won the 2009 World Series, their last championship came in 2000.
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The Yankees defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers four games to two in the 1953 World Series. It was the Bronx Bombers' fifth consecutive world championship and second straight Series victory over the Dodgers.
the Pittsburgh pirats faced the Yankees in the world series
The New York Yankees did, actually going to four straight from 1998-2001.
Many players have won four World Series ... all most all of them played for the New York Yankees. Babe Ruth and Derek Jeter have won four World Series. Yogi Berra won the most as a player with 10, all with the Yankees. Mickey Mantle won 7 with the Yankees. Frank Crosetti was on 6 Yankee World Series winning teams as a player and 10 as a coach. The Yankees won 5 straight World Series between 1949-1953 and four straight between 1936-1939.
The New York Yankees won a record ten consecutive gamesin consecutive World Series play from 1998 - 2000. The Yankee beat the San Diego Padres in 4 games in 1998, The Atlanta Braves in 4 games in 1999, and took the first two games of the 2000 World Series against the New York Mets, breaking their own record of 9 consecutive World Series wins by the 1937-1939 Yankees 14 straight World Series Games won The Yankees not appearing in the 1997 World Series, and dating back to the 1996 World Series the Yankees won 14 consecutive world Series games in 1996, 1998, 1999, and 2000, as they beat the Braves the last 4 games of the 1996 World Series, and breaking the record of twelve straight by the 1927,1928 and 1932 Yankees.
The Yankees have won more World Series by far, have won 26 out of the 39 they have played in before 2008.The Phillies have only won 2 out of the 6 World Series they have played in as of 2008
The Yankees lost to the Florida Marlins in the 2003 World Series.
Cone appeared in the World Series with the Yankees in 1996, 1998, 1999, and 2000. The Yankees won each of those World Series.
1953 over the Brooklyn Dodgers.
The New York Yankees have 40 World Series appearances, and 27 World Series titles.
Yankees & GiantsThe New York Yankees won the American League pennant, and the New York Giants won the National League pennant. The New York Yankees beat the Giants in the World Series four games to two. This was the third straight World Series title for the Yankees, that went on to win a record 5 straight World Series Championships from 1949 - 1953.
The Yankees have actually won 25% of all the world series. There have been 106 world series played to this date, and the Yankees won 27 of them. They have one 1/4 or a quarter of all the world series.
No, the Atlanta Braves never beat the Yankees in the World Series. The Yankees did lose to the Milwaukee Braves in the 1957 World Series.
The Yankees won two world series games on November 1 2009. Has any team ever done it before.
As of 2009, the Yankees have played in 40 World Series, and won 27.
The Yankees last World Series appearance was in 2009.
The Yankees have won 27 World Series championships.
Yes, the Yankees won 27 World Series Championships.
The Yankees have won 27 World Series titles.
No. The Yankees won 27 World Series championships.
The Yankees won three World Series titles before 1932.1923, 1927, 1928
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Eight. Five in the 1977 World Series won by the Yankees over the Los Angeles Dodgers, two in the 1978 World Series won by the Yankees over the Dodgers, and one in the 1981 World Series lost by the Yankees to the Dodgers.