2008 was the last time the Yankees missed the playoffs.
The New York Yankees last made the playoffs in 2010. They lost to the Texas Rangers in the ALCS four games to two.
The Yankees made it to the playoffs this past 2012 season. They made it to the ALCS but lost to the Detroit Tigers.
The last season both the Red Sox and Yankees did not make the playoffs was 1993. Since MLB went to 3 divisions in each league in 1995, one or both teams have made the playoffs every season.
The Yankees made the playoffs a total of 14 times over the last 16 years, which excludes 1994 and 2008.
Over the last twenty years, the Yankees made the playoffs 17 times.1995-2007, 2009-2012
Prior to the 2012 ALCS, the Yankees were last swept in the 1980 ALCS, by the Kansas City Royals.
The Cowboys have missed the playoffs for three straight years - 2010-12. The Patriots last missed the playoffs in 2008.
The last time the Red Wings and Pistons both missed the playoffs was in the 1982-83 season.
The last time the new York giants went to the playoffs was in 2008.
The last time the Toronto Maple Leafs made the playoffs was in 2004
The Rangers last made the playoffs in the 2012-13 season.
The 2009 season is the 8th consecutive season the Colts have made the playoffs. They last missed the playoffs in 2001.
The Steelers in 2007
The New York Yankees' first title was won in 1923 and their last was won in 2000.
The New York Yankees last won the World Series in 2009.
The last time the Yankees won their division was in 2011.
The Yankees last World Series appearance was in 2009.
In 2008, the Red Sox won the AL East, with the Tampa Bay Rays winning the wild card. The Yankees failed to make the playoffs.
The New York Yankees last played, and beat the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2009 World Series.
2009 The New York Yankees won the American League Pennant. The Yankees last pennant won before 2009 was in 2003.