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1980s New York Yankees “All Scrub” Team

Yankees had some stacked teams in the 1980s.

They won a staggering 103 games in 1980.

They went to the World Series in the strike-shortened season in 1981, and won at least 90 games in  1983, 1985 and 1986.

Despite all that winning, the Yankees of the 1980s, the Yankees of my youth, never won a darn thing that counted.

There was always a team like the Red Sox or Blue jays that it seemed was a little bit better that particular year.

It broke my heart as a kid, because I was too young to remember '77-78, and my dad and grandfather would talk about the Yankee "glory years" of Mantle, Berra and DiMaggio.

I wanted to experience a Yankee Dynasty.

I wanted to see Don Mattingly, ...

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