The New York Yankees are a professional baseball team based in the Bronx, New York. They are a member of the American League (AL) East division. The Yankees are one of the most successful and popular teams in Major League Baseball, having won 27 World Series championships and 40 AL pennants.
The Yankees play their home games at Yankee Stadium, which opened in 2009 and is the most expensive ballpark ever built. The team has a strong and passionate fan base and a number of notable rivalries, including with the Boston Red Sox and the New York Mets.
The Yankees have had many successful seasons and have a long list of talented players, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, and Derek Jeter. In recent years, the team has made it to the postseason a number of times, including a World Series appearance in 2009 and championships in 2009 and 2020.