Top 10 Wins Against the New York Yankees

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The New York Yankees are perhaps the most despised franchise in all of sports. So any time a team wins a big series against them, it makes everyone's day. Here are the top 10 victories against the Yankees

The Top Ten

1 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates

The only walk-off home run to win Game 7 of the World Series from Bill Mazeroski. The final score was 10-9 as the Pirates won the World Series. - BUETBU91

2 2004 Boston Red Sox

Down 3-0 in the ALCS, the Red Sox rallied to become the first MLB team in history to win four straight games after losing the first three to the Yankees. This would propel them to win it all in the World Series. - BUETBU91

3 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers

After seven failed attempts to beat New York in the Fall Classic, the Dodgers would win their first and only World Series in Brooklyn against the Yankees in 1955. It was a complete game shutout in Game 7 from Johnny Podres that did the trick. - BUETBU91

4 2001 Arizona Diamondbacks

Despite losing three straight in Yankee Stadium to fall behind 3-2, the Diamondbacks won Game 6 to force a Game 7. There, they would rally from a 2-1 deficit in the bottom of the ninth inning against Mariano Rivera to end New York's chances of a four-peat. - BUETBU91

5 1995 Seattle Mariners

Down 2-0 in the ALDS to the Yankees, Seattle rallied back with two home wins to force a Game 5. Trailing 5-4 in the bottom of the eleventh, Edgar Martinez would deliver the biggest hit in franchise history with a double to score two runs and send the Mariners to the ALCS. - BUETBU91

6 2017 Houston Astros

In one of the best series in recent memory, the Astros overcame a 3-2 deficit to the Yankees by winning games six and seven to reach the World Series. - BUETBU91

7 2006 Detroit Tigers

After dropping Game one, the Tigers would answer back with three straight wins to upset the Yankees in the ALDS. - BUETBU91

8 2010 Texas Rangers

Despite blowing game one, the Rangers would defeat the Yankees in six games of the 2010 ALCS, ending previous years of playoff losses to the Bronx Bombers. - BUETBU91

9 1964 St. Louis Cardinals

In the final year before they would slump, the Yankees lost to Bob Gibson and the St. Louis Cardinals in a seven-game World Series. - BUETBU91

10 1997 Cleveland Indians

Trailing 2-1 in the series and in game four, the Indians would tie the score on a Sandy Alomar home run. Then after completing the comeback with a win, the Indians would finish off the defending champs in game five. - BUETBU91

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