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The 1936-42 New York Yankees: No Question the Greatest Team in History

nyy By 1933, the Yankees were beginning their transition from the Babe Ruth era, and they finished second in the league that year (behind Washington) . . . and the year after that (behind Detroit, now managed by the fiery Cochrane) . . . and the year after that (behind Detroit again). Then, in 1936, came Joe DiMaggio to the New York Yankees. The rest is history. Or to be more precise, no team ever dominated major league baseball the way the New York Yankees did over the next seven years.

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