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Encyclopedia > Here Come the Yankees

Here Come the Yankees is the official theme song of the New York Yankees baseball team. Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,3,4,5,7,8,9,10,15,16,23,32,37,44,49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as Americans...

It has been the official team anthem since 1967, when it was composed by Bob Bundin and Lou Stallman. Bundin and Stallman were associated at the time with Columbia Records, whose then-owner, the media conglomerate CBS, was also the parent company of the Yankees. Columbia Records is the oldest continually used brand name in recorded sound, dating back to 1888. ... It has been suggested that CBS evening news anchors be merged into this article or section. ...

"Here Come the Yankees" is one of the most notable theme songs in pro sports, along with the New York Mets anthem "Meet the Mets" and the Minnesota Twins' "We're Gonna Win, Twins". The instrumental version airs at the top of all Yankees radio broadcasts and was also used on Yankee telecasts until 1990. Major league affiliations National League (1962–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Name New York Mets (1962–present) Ballpark Shea Stadium (1964–present) The Polo Grounds (1962–1963) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1969 â€¢ 1986 NL Pennants (4) 1969 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 2000 East Division titles (5) 1969... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1994-present) Current uniform Ballpark Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome (1982-present) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 1991 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1924 AL Pennants (6) 1991 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1933 1925 â€¢ 1924 Central Division titles (3) 2004 â€¢ 2003 â€¢ 2002 West Division titles (4...

The version with lyrics begins:

Here come the Yankees!
Let's get behind to cheer the Yankees,
They're gonna learn to fear the Yankees,
Everyone knows they play to win...
They're the New York....



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