By employing some of the best hitters in the history of baseball, New York's continuing professionalism mixed with the shear ability to consistently win has become the epitome of their championship swagger.
They've made their mark through historic achievements such as home run records, perfect games and no-hitters, HOF legends, and by becoming one of the most prominent sports teams in the history of U.S. sports.
The Yankees have posted 20 seasons with at least 100 wins, carrying that regular season success deep into the playoffs and capturing the prized possession of baseball almost three times more than the second most successful team (Cardinals with 10).
It's hard to breakdown the Yankees' championship teams of the past. Decade by decade, players and teams are subject to different times in baseball's evolution, making it difficult to compare a team from 1923 to a 2009 world series winner.
Every generation of fans has their own reasons in defending the championship seasons of their eras. Mickey Mantle, Babe Ruth, Derek Jeter, and Mariano Rivera, make up the legends of New York championship teams and possess their own achievements that can be called "the best".
With that said, here are the top 15 teams in New York Yankees franchise history.