New York  Yankees  Path to World Series Championship By: Christina Cohen
New Yankee Stadium <ul><li>The Yankees had a new stadium be built for the 2009 season. </li></ul><ul><li>Construction bega...
2009 Season <ul><ul><li>The New York Yankees had a very successful season. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They had 15 walk-off...
Pie in the face after walk off win
2009 Season <ul><ul><li>The Yankees finished off the 2009  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>season with a 103-59 record, which  </li...
Yankees vs. Twins <ul><ul><li>The New York Yankees played the Minnesota Twins in the American League Division Series (ALDS...
Yankees vs. Angels <ul><ul><li>The Yankees were 5-5 vs. the Angels during the season. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Yanke...
Yankees vs. Phillies <ul><ul><li>The Philadelphia Phillies were the defending World Series Champs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
Yankees celebration after winning their 27th World Series
Yankees ‘Ticker Tape’ Parade  <ul><ul><li>The Yankees celebrated their 27th World Series parade as an organization, follow...
Major Milestones <ul><ul><li>Mariano Rivera gets his 500th career save. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yankees win 27th World ...
Important Postseason Plays/Players <ul><ul><li>Johnny Damon stealing two bases in Game 4 of the ALCS vs. the Angels in a 4...
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New York Yankees Path To World Series Championship

  1. 1. New York Yankees Path to World Series Championship By: Christina Cohen
  2. 2. New Yankee Stadium <ul><li>The Yankees had a new stadium be built for the 2009 season. </li></ul><ul><li>Construction began August 17, 2006 and opened on April 3, 2009 in the exhibition game vs. the Chicago Cubs. </li></ul><ul><li>First regular season game in the new stadium was on April 16, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>- It holds 51,800 people and cost approximately $1.3 billion. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 2009 Season <ul><ul><li>The New York Yankees had a very successful season. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They had 15 walk-off wins during the regular season. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>After every walk-off win, starting pitcher A.J Burnett would pie the person who got the winning hit in the face. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Pie in the face after walk off win
  5. 5. 2009 Season <ul><ul><li>The Yankees finished off the 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>season with a 103-59 record, which </li></ul><ul><li>was the best record in the MLB. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They won the American League </li></ul></ul><ul><li>East, ahead of the Boston Red Sox, </li></ul><ul><li>Tampa Bay Rays, Toronto Blue </li></ul><ul><li>Jays, and the Baltimore Orioles. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinching the best record gave </li></ul></ul><ul><li>the Yankees home field advantage </li></ul><ul><li>throughout the duration of the playoffs . </li></ul>
  6. 6. Yankees vs. Twins <ul><ul><li>The New York Yankees played the Minnesota Twins in the American League Division Series (ALDS). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Yankees swept the Twins in three games. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Yankees were headed to the American League Championship Series (ALCS) for the first time since 2004. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Yankees vs. Angels <ul><ul><li>The Yankees were 5-5 vs. the Angels during the season. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Yankees beat the Angels 4-2 in the American League Championship Series (ALCS). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They won their 40th American League pennant </li></ul></ul><ul><li>and their first since 2003. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Yankees vs. Phillies <ul><ul><li>The Philadelphia Phillies were the defending World Series Champs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Yankees beat the Phillies 4-2 and won their 27th World Series Championship. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It was their first World Series title since winning in 2000. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many Yankees players experienced their first career World Series Championship. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Yankees celebration after winning their 27th World Series
  10. 10. Yankees ‘Ticker Tape’ Parade <ul><ul><li>The Yankees celebrated their 27th World Series parade as an organization, following the traditional route up Broadway. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The ticker-tape parade began on Broadway at Battery Place and continued uptown along the Canyon of Heroes to Chambers Street. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A ceremony was held at City Hall Plaza, where Mayor Michael Bloomberg presented the Bronx Bombers with the Keys to the City. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jay-Z performed “Empire State of Mind”, which is also known as the 2009 ‘Yankees Anthem’ live at the City Hall ceremony. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Major Milestones <ul><ul><li>Mariano Rivera gets his 500th career save. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yankees win 27th World Series Championship. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Derek Jeter passes Lou Gehrig on the Yankees all time hit list. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Important Postseason Plays/Players <ul><ul><li>Johnny Damon stealing two bases in Game 4 of the ALCS vs. the Angels in a 4-4 tie in the top of the ninth inning with 2 outs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hideki Matsui won MVP of the World Series, batting .615 (8 for 13) with three homeruns and eight RBI’s. In Game 6 of the World Series, he had six RBI’s and was a triple short of the cycle. His 6 RBI’s were the most by any player in a World Series clincher. He was also the first Japanese born player to win World Series MVP. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alex Rodriguez was very successful throughout the entire postseason. He had numerous clutch hits which he hasn’t done in past postseasons. </li></ul></ul>
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