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Yanks Fans Celebrate!

November 4, 2009 was a BIG day for New York, Yankees fans and baseball lovers all over the world. Check out the pictures below as New Yorkers celebrated outside Yankee Stadium in the Bronx after the New York Yankees defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 in Game Six of the 2009 MLB World Series to win their 27th championship!


No. 27. And counting. 27 FOR 86. That's 27 out of 105 Series and the Yanks didn't win their first until 1923, so 27 titles out of the previous 86 seasons. Just to put it in perspective for you, the Montreal Canadiens are the most successful NHL franchise, winning 24 Stanley Cups. The Boston Celtics best in the NBA, have won 17 titles, including nine straight. The New York Giants have 17 NFL titles. This is BIG WIN NUMBER 27 for the Yanks, including first-round draft pick Derek Jeter, 22nd rounder Andy Pettitte, 24th round-pick Jorge Posada and free-agent amateur sign Mariano Rivera. In fact, for Jeter, Pettitte, Posada and Rivera it's their fifth Series rings. One for the thumb.


And though the 2009 season began with a cloud over Alex Rodriguez, who made news in the supermarket tabloids after a positive confidential steroid test broke, A-Rod cried when hugging his teammates last night. The Yanks won with Jerry Hairston, Brett Gardner and Nick Swisher in the outfield since Melky Cabrera was injured in Philadelphia and Johnny Damon injured a calf running the bases and was lifted in the top of the fourth. Jeter, the Yankee captain and lead-off man, had 11 hits.










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unicornsrule626
"rainbowpoptart" wrote:I hate to be that person who pulls out the dictionary, buuuuut let's look at the definitions for sport (athleticism wise).competitive physical activity: an individual or group competitive activity involving physical exertion or skill, governed by rules, and sometimes engaged in professionallyDoes cheerleading fit under this definition? Yes.pastime: an active pastime participated in for pleasure or exercise Oh look, cheerleading fits under this definition too.Being a cheerleader requires a certain amount of physical fitness. You need to be strong, flexible, and energetic, which are all things not everyone has.It is a form of exercise and entertainment.It is a sport.Is one variant more challenging than the other? Yes, but that does not devalue anything.Not everyone is going to be able to understand the difficulties cheerleaders go through, and that's perfectly fine. Every sport is dangerous, some are just more obvious than others. When people are good at what they do, they make things seem easy. very well said! I was a cheerleader for 2 years until  I aged out, but let ,e tell you, they were 2 of the best,sweaty and most fun years I have ever had
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rainbowpoptart
I hate to be that person who pulls out the dictionary, buuuuut let's look at the definitions for sport (athleticism wise). competitive physical activity: an individual or group competitive activity involving physical exertion or skill, governed by rules, and sometimes engaged in professionally Does cheerleading fit under this definition? Yes. pastime: an active pastime participated in for pleasure or exercise  Oh look, cheerleading fits under this definition too. Being a cheerleader requires a certain amount of physical fitness. You need to be strong, flexible, and energetic, which are all things not everyone has. It is a form of exercise and entertainment. It is a sport. Is one variant more challenging than the other? Yes, but that does not devalue anything. Not everyone is going to be able to understand the difficulties cheerleaders go through, and that's perfectly fine. Every sport is dangerous, some are just more obvious than others. When people are good at what they do, they make things seem easy.
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angelover4
CHEERLEADING IS LIKE DANCE GYMNASTICS MIXED TOGETHER WITH WORDS. AND DANCE AND GYMNASTICS ARE CONSIDERED SPORTS.
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angelover4
I BELIVE ITS A SPORT JUST LIKE I THINK GYMNASTICS IS A SPORT.
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angelover4
I BEL ITS A SPORT JUS TLIKE I THINK GYMNASTICS IS A SPORT.
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