The New York Yankees ended the 2016 MLB season with 84 wins but failed to make the MLB playoffs. The Yankees finished fourth in the American League East behind their archrival, the Boston Red Sox. The Yankees will be looking to rebound for the 2017 MLB Season and make their march in the MLB Playoffs.
There are very few teams in sports that have a storied history compared to the New York Yankees. The Yankees have won the World Series 27 times and have a fan base that is enthusiastic year after year. Comparable to the NFL team the Green Bay Packers. Yankee Stadium is a road trip must for any MLB fan and seeing the Yankees battle some of the league’s toughest talent in the American League East live is a dream come true. So checkout the schedule above and find your NY Yankees tickets today at CapitalCityTickets.com.
In 1903, Frank Farrell and Bill Devery purchased a failing franchise out of Baltimore and moved it to New York eventually giving it the name, New York Yankees. The team began under the nickname the Highlanders. It was not until 10 years later, when the team started playing their home games at the Polo Grounds, that they became known as the Yankees.
In 1918, the fate of the New York Yankees changed forever with one decision to purchase Babe Ruth from the Boston Red Sox for $125,000. For his time with the Yankees, Ruth is known as perhaps the greatest baseball player to ever lived. Yankee fans still celebrate him to this day!
Every season the Yankees are attempting to play for the World Series title. Although playing in the American League East is no cake walk having to play against Major League Baseball teams such as the Baltimore Orioles, Tampa Bay Rays, Toronto Blue Jays and, of course, their bitter rivals, the Boston Red Sox.