No, they did not. In 1969, the Yankees finished in fifth place.
As of the 2010 season that was 1990 when they went 67-95 and finished 7 games behind the Brewers for 6th place in the American League East.
4 times. Prior to divisional play beginning in 1969, the Yankees finished last in the American League 3 times (1908, 1912, 1966). Since divisional play began, the Yankees have finished last in the AL East once (1990).
The 2001 Red Sox finished with 82 wins and in second place in the AL East behind the New York Yankees.
The 2000 Red Sox finished with 85 wins and in second place in the AL East behind the New York Yankees.
The 2006 New York Yankees had 97 wins, 65 losses, and finished the season in first place in the American League Eastern Division.
In 2010, the Yankees finished their 110th season.
The Yankees finished the 2011 season in first place. They clinched their division and they also had the best record in the American League (97-65).
In 1995, the Yankees finished second in the AL East with a 79-65 record. They lost to the Seattle Mariners in the Divison Series 3 games to 2.
Team of the 1930'sThe New York Yankees dominated the 1930's winning 5 World Series Titles (5 pennants). They finished in second place 4 times, and 3rd place once.
2008 New York YankeesThe 2008 New York Yankees during the regular season had a win loss record of 89 -73, and finished in third place. It was the first time since 1995 that the Yankees didn't make it to the post season. They finished 8 game back behind the Tampa Bay Rays, and 6 games behind Boston who finished in second place. The Rays went on to the World Series but lost to Philadelphia.
The Yankees originated as the Baltimore Orioles in 1901 and finished with a 68-65 record. In 1913 they were renamed the Yankees and finished with a 57-94 record.