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Across the street from Yankee Stadium is a store that sells memorabilia. Outside that store is an old, electronic sign that says the Yankees are the 27-time world champions… “and counting.”
The number has been stuck at 27 since 2009, and the Yankees have made just one appearance in the World Series since 2004.
Given how long the drought has been, Aaron Boone’s postgame remarks after Tuesday’s wild-card loss in Boston were ridiculed by many that other teams “close the gap on us. We get better in every aspect.” have to be.”