New York Yankees timeline

  • 1956 World Series

    The 1956 World Series of Major League Baseball was played between the New York Yankees (representing the American League) and the defending... Read more

  • Don Larsen Pitches a Perfect Game

    Donald James Larsen (born August 7, 1929 in Michigan City, Indiana) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played for 14 seasons. Larsen is... Read more

  • 1957 World Series

    The 1957 World Series featured the defending champions, the New York Yankees (American League), playing against the Milwaukee Braves (National... Read more

  • 1958 World Series

    The 1958 World Series was a rematch of the 1957 Series, with the New York Yankees beating the defending champion Milwaukee Braves in seven games... Read more

  • 1960 World Series

    The 1960 World Series was played between the Pittsburgh Pirates (NL) and New York Yankees (AL) from October 5 to October 13, 1960. It is most... Read more

  • Pirates beat Yankees 10-9 in Game 7 of 1960 World Series

    Game 7 was a see-saw battle to the end, with Pittsburgh taking advantage of a freak hop on Virdon's grounder at Kubek that looked like a sure... Read more

  • 1961 World Series

    The 1961 World Series matched the New York Yankees (109–53) against the Cincinnati Reds (93–61), with the Yankees winning in five games to earn... Read more

  • 1962 World Series

    The 1962 World Series matched the defending American League champion New York Yankees against the National League champion San Francisco Giants,... Read more

  • 1963 World Series

    The 1963 World Series matched the two-time defending champion New York Yankees against the Los Angeles Dodgers, with the Dodgers sweeping the... Read more

  • 1964 World Series

    The 1964 World Series pitted the National League champion St. Louis Cardinals against the American League champion New York Yankees, with the... Read more

  • 1976 World Series

    The 1976 season witnessed the return of baseball's most successful postseason-dynasty to the Fall Classic. After a twelve year hiatus, the New York... Read more

  • 1977 World Series

    After an embarrassing sweep by baseball's newest dynasty, the Cincinnati Reds, the American League champion New York Yankees returned to the Fall... Read more

  • 1978 World Series

    As the World Series celebrated its 75th Anniversary, two teams that shared many chapters in its story met for a classic rematch of East vs. West.... Read more

  • Carl Yastrzemski gets 3000th hit

    I was 14 years old and in attendance at this game. The Red Sox played the Yankees. My dad, mom, brother and I were sitting on the third base side... Read more

  • 1981 World Series

    The 1981 World Series matched the New York Yankees against the Los Angeles Dodgers, marking their third meeting in the Series in five years. The... Read more

  • 1996 World Series

    1996 World Series The 1996 season witnessed what would eventually become the fourth installment of the New York Yankees dynasty. To date, the... Read more

  • David Wells Pitches a Perfect Game

    On May 17 Wells dragged his 5.23 ERA out to the Yankee Stadium mound to face the Minnesota Twins. He certainly started off stronger than on that... Read more

  • 1998 World Series

    1998 World Series In 1998, the perennial champion New York Yankees set a new standard for excellence in baseball outplaying the 1927 franchise... Read more

  • Joe DiMaggio Dies

    DiMaggio was admitted to Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Florida, on October 12, 1998, for lung cancer surgery and remained hospitalized... Read more

  • David Cone Pitches a Perfect Game

    David Cone was simply perfect on a day when perfection was in attendance. The original battery of the 1956 World Series perfect game were on hand... Read more

  • 1999 World Series

    1999 World Series As baseball prepared to close its books on the twentieth century, it seemed fitting that the team who had dominated most of it... Read more

  • 2000 World Series

    2000 World Series After a forty-four year absence (1956) the Subway Series finally returned to the Big Apple matching the ever-present New York... Read more

  • 2001 World Series

    2001 World Series Baseball in 2001 will always be remembered not for the games that took place during the regular season, but for the patriotism... Read more

  • 2003 World Series

    2003 World Series The biggest story of the 2003 World Series may not have been the actual Fall Classic, but more so the dramatic pennant race... Read more

  • Boston Red Sox defeat New York Yankees, 6-2

    We'll never know, of course, how much compassion Red Sox fans would have shown Tim Wakefield if they didn't have Grady Little to kick... Read more