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Joba Chamberlain sprays champagne while celebrating the Yankees' 5-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in Game 6 of the ALCS. (October 25, 2009)

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The Yankees celebrate their ALCS victory over the
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The Yankees celebrate their ALCS victory over the LA Angels. (October 25, 2009)

The New York Yankees celebrate their 5-2 victory
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The New York Yankees celebrate their 5-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in Game 6 of the ALCS. (October 25, 2009)

The Yankees celebrate their ALCS victory over the
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The Yankees celebrate their ALCS victory over the LA Angels in the clubhouse. (October 25, 2009)

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Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees walks
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Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees walks off the field after defeating the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 5-2 in Game 6 of the ALCS. (October 25, 2009)

Yankees celebrate after winning the ALCS at Yankee
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Yankees celebrate after winning the ALCS at Yankee Stadium. (October 25, 2009)

The New York Yankees celebrate their 5-2
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The New York Yankees celebrate their 5-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in Game 6 of the ALCS. (October 25, 2009)

Melky Cabrera celebrates with spectators after winning Game
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Melky Cabrera celebrates with spectators after winning Game 6 of the ALCS. (October 25, 2009)

Tony Devito is stocking up on Yankees gear
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Tony Devito is stocking up on Yankees gear at Modells as in New Hyde Park. (October 26, 2009)

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Nick Swisher of the New York Yankees celebrates
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Nick Swisher of the New York Yankees celebrates the team's 5-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in Game 6 of the ALCS. (October 25, 2009)

The New York Yankees celebrate their 5-2 victory
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The New York Yankees celebrate their 5-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in Game 6 of the ALCS. (October 25, 2009)

Tony Devito is stocking up on Yankees gear
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Tony Devito is stocking up on Yankees gear at Modells in New Hyde Park. (October 26, 2009)

Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees is
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Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees is interviewed by the media after defeating the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 5-2 in Game 6 of the ALCS. (October 25, 2009)

Joba Chamerlain pours champagne over Brett Gardner in
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Joba Chamerlain pours champagne over Brett Gardner in celebration of the team's 5-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in Game 6 of the ALCS. (October 25, 2009)

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New York Yankees' A.J. Burnett is sprayed with
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New York Yankees' A.J. Burnett is sprayed with champagne in the team locker room after winning Game 6 of the American League Championship Series. (Oct. 26, 2009)

New York Yankees' Nick Swisher celebrates in the
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New York Yankees' Nick Swisher celebrates in the team locker room after winning Game 6 of the American League Championship Series. (Oct. 26, 2009)

New York Yankees' Jorge Posada celebrates in the
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New York Yankees' Jorge Posada celebrates in the locker room after winning Game 6 of the American League Championship Series. (Oct. 26, 2009)

New York Yankees' CC Sabathia celebrates in the
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New York Yankees' CC Sabathia celebrates in the locker room after winning Game 6 of the American League Championship Series. (Oct. 26, 2009)

New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira celebrates in the
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New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira celebrates in the locker room after winning Game 6 of the American League Championship Series. (Oct. 26, 2009)

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Joba Chamberlain sprays champagne while celebrating the Yankees'
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Joba Chamberlain sprays champagne while celebrating the Yankees' 5-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in Game 6 of the ALCS. (October 25, 2009)

New York Yankees' Phil Coke sprays champagne on
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New York Yankees' Phil Coke sprays champagne on spectators after the team's victory in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series. (Oct. 26, 2009)

New York Yankees phil coke doses fans with
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New York Yankees phil coke doses fans with champagne to celebrate their ALCS victory over the LA Angels at yankee Stadium, on the evening of October 25, 2009. (Newsday Photo / Thomas A. Ferrara)

Derek Jeter celebrates after winning Game 6 of
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Derek Jeter celebrates after winning Game 6 of the American League Championship Series. (Oct. 26, 2009)

Derek Jeter celebrates on the field after the
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Derek Jeter celebrates on the field after the Yankees' 5-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium. (October 26, 2009)

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Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez reacts after Yankees
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Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez reacts after Yankees defeated the Los Angeles Angels, 5-2, in Game 6 of the ALCS at Yankee Stadium. (October 25, 2009)

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