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Addition of Ichiro Gives New York Yankees MLB’s Best Lineup in 2006

hypothetical game is a fun one to play. How would Babe Ruth fair against today's pitching, how many wins would a healthy Koufax have had, the list goes on.

The Yankees recent acquisition of Ichiro had me thinking: "With all the aging stars currently on the Yankees, what would their lineup look like if the whole team had been together during the mid 2000's?"

The results are staggering. The team's lead-off and two batter combine for almost 230 runs scored, while three through six hitters combine for over 140 home runs. Somehow, a young Robinson Cano winds up batting eighth. 

Sometimes one's imagination can get the best of them, so here you are, the current New York Yankees lineup based on the individual player's 2006 seasons. 

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