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The 1949-53 New York Yankees: Five and Five in Five Doesn't Make Them One of the Best

nyy No team in baseball history can claim a greater accomplishment than the 1949 to 1953 New York Yankees, winners of five pennants and five World Series in five years. (Of course, this was before divisional alignments, so there were no wild card or league championship series that needed to be navigated through to get to the World Series.) One might argue, perhaps, that maybe the 1936-42 Yankees can make such a claim, what with six pennants and five World Series titles in seven years, but if you extend the run of the 1949-53 Yankees two more years, their accomplishments are the same.

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