Date: 08/18/2006 to 08/21/2006
Championships are great, but breaking Boston is bliss. Going into a five-game series against the Red Sox, the Yankees clung to the AL East by less than two games. The much hyped showdown in Boston had everything from pride to playoffs on the line. By the end of a four-day Boston-bashing bloodbath, the Yankees were 5-0 having outscored the Red Sox 47-25. When asked how the sweep stood up against his World Series pedigree George Steinbrenner said, "This ranks right at the top because it was for the fans. So many guys delivered."