á The New York Yankees are back in the World Series again. With American League pennant No. 40 under their belt, as well as the groanings of Red Sox and Angels fans alike as background noise. The Yankees will play host to the Philadelphia Phillies for Games One and Two in the new Yankee Stadium, trying to win World Championship No. 27. Numbers are an interesting thing to look at come October. While the number 27, both on the back of manager Joe GirardiÆs jersey as well as the hunt to put a 27th World Series trophy in the halls of Yankees history, another number comes to mind when thinking about how the Yankees got here. That number would be 25. As in Mark Teixeira. Teixeira tied for the American League lead in home runs during the regular season with Carlos Pena of the Tampa Bay Rays wit ...
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