New York Yankees Win Championship No. 27*

Posted: 4th November 2009 by Zeke Fuhrman in MLB
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As many people at the beginning of the 2009 season predicted, the New York Yankees have returned to glory to win their 27th World Series. But this one shouldn't count. As with Barry Bonds, who used steroids throughout much of the 2000's, the Yankees have also used an unfair advantage. Money. In my opinion, the Yankees would not have won this title without the help of free agency. During their World Championship teams in the late 1990s, the core of the Yankees team were all homegrown players: Jorge Posada, Bernie Williams, Derek Jeter, Orlando Hernandez, Mariano Rivera, and Andy Pettitte. Although there were some major free agent acquisitions (Tino Martinez, Roger Clemens, Scott Brosius) and trades (Paul O'Neill andáChuck Knoblauch) the team revolved around the homegrown talent. Today is t ...

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