The 10 Most Epic Yankees Matches of All Time

1927 World Series The Yankees swept the Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-0, to win their second consecutive World Series title. This team is widely considered to be the greatest baseball team in MLB history.

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1932 World Series The Yankees defeated the Chicago Cubs, 4-2, to win their third World Series title in four years. Babe Ruth hit his famous "Called Shot" home run in Game 3. 

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1936 World Series The Yankees defeated the New York Giants, 4-2, to win their fourth World Series title in five years. Lou Gehrig hit .348 with 2 home runs and 8 RBIs in the series. 

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1941 World Series The Yankees defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers, 4-1, to win their fifth World Series title in six years. Joe DiMaggio hit .305 with 1 home run and 5 RBIs in the series. 

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1950 World Series The Yankees defeated the Philadelphia Phillies, 4-2, to win their 14th World Series title. Phil Rizzuto hit .323 with 1 home run and 6 RBIs in the series. 

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1956 World Series The Yankees defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers, 4-3, to win their 15th World Series title. Mickey Mantle hit .304 with 3 home runs and 10 RBIs in the series. 

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1961 World Series The Yankees defeated the Cincinnati Reds, 4-1, to win their 16th World Series title. Roger Maris hit 6 home runs in the series, setting a new single-season record. 

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1977 World Series The Yankees defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, 4-2, to win their 22nd World Series title. Reggie Jackson hit 3 home runs in Game 6, including a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 9th inning. 

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1998 World Series The Yankees defeated the San Diego Padres, 4-0, to win their 23rd World Series title. Derek Jeter hit .357 with 2 home runs and 7 RBIs in the series. 

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2009 World Series The Yankees defeated the Philadelphia Phillies, 4-2, to win their 27th World Series title. Mariano Rivera pitched the final 3 innings of Game 6 to earn the save. 

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