In a decade in which greed and excess have been dominant themes in all walks of life, it may be only fitting that the final major sports championship would be claimed by the franchise that best personifies those qualities, the New York Yankees.
No team in all of sports has been as blatant or as successful in turning money into championships.
In all, the Yankees have won 27 World Series Championships since claiming their first title in 1923.
And, the Yankees have been leveraging their economic advantages since the very beginning of that run.
When New York acquired Babe Ruth from the Boston Red Sox in 1920, they began the practice of buying the best talent. It is a strategy that they have continued for 90 years.
While it may seem like I am bashing ...
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Article written by Dean Hybl