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Yesterday's Sports - Sports History Network EPISODE 17, 16th March 2021
New York Yankee History: A Brief Overview

New York Yankee History: A Brief Overview

Yesterday's Sports is part of the Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Your Favorite Sport's Yesteryear.

EPISODE SUMMARY

Anyone who has followed MLB baseball knows the NY Yankees have a rich tradition of winning. From 1926–1964, the Yankees didn't have a losing season. That's 39 straight years! During those 39 years, the Yankees won the American League pennant 26 times and won the World Series 19 times.

Only hockey's Montreal Canadians have come close (32 straight winning seasons), but, in baseball, the Yankee's reign supreme–winners of 40 American League pennants and 27 World Series trophies. The second-place St. Louis Cardinals don't come close to those numbers (23 pennants & 11 World Series victories)

You can read the full blog post here.

YESTERDAY'S SPORTS BACKGROUND

Host Mark Morthier grew up in New Jersey just across the river from New York City during the 1970s, a great time for sports in the area. He relives great moments from this time and beyond, focusing on football, baseball, basketball, and boxing. You may even see a little Olympic Weightlifting in the mix, as Mark competed for eight years. See Mark's book below.

No Nonsense, Old School Weight Training: A Guide For People With Limited Time

Running Wild: (Growing Up In The 1970s)