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How Dropping Lots of Money Hasn’t Helped the New York Yankees Win a World Series

Published by on May 15, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The other night I was talking to one of the guys in my fantasy baseball league, and he posed several topics to me to write about. One of the ones I found the most interesting is the difference in how the Yankees dealt with filling a position hole in the mid-late-'90's to the way they do it now. 

That really got me thinking. It seemed like back then if the Yankees had a position spot that needed to be filled they rarely signed a high priced free agent. They made a trade or signed a seasoned veteran, and ended up winning four championships in six years. 

Since 2001, they broke away from that formula and haven't won a World Series since. Obviously there are many factors that contribute to a team winning or los...

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