Today I came across the resolution Congress passed in the wake of the Yankees winning the World Series. The text of the resolution includes this: "Whereas the contributions of the Yankees' players throughout the season were all vital in securing the title; and Whereas the Yankees were guided to victory by Manager Joe Girardi, General Manager Brian Cashman, President Randy Levine, and the leadership of Hank and Hal Steinbrenner: Now therefore be it Resolved, That the House of Representatives congratulates-- (1) the 2009 Major League Baseball World Series Champions, the New York Yankees, for an outstanding season and a record 27th World Series Championship win; and (2) the players, coaches, staff and leadership of the Yankees organization for their great success." When 17 representatives vot ...
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