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Texas Rangers: Renewed Rivalry with New York Yankees Spills into Front Offices

the late 1990s, the Texas Rangers had no greater nemesis than the New York Yankees.

Despite winning three division titles in four years during 1996, 1998 and 1999, the Rangers never had much to show for their domination of the American League West. Easily dispatched by the Bronx Bombers in the first round each time, Texas only managed to win a single game in 10 contests with the so-called "Evil Empire."

Texas was merely the first stepping stone for the Yankees en route to their World Series titles in each of those three seasons.

Fast forward to 2010.

After never having progressed beyond the first round of the playoffs in their entire franchise history, Texas defeated the AL East Champion Tampa Bay Rays to set up an ALCS ...

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