Yankees win 27th World Series crown

(AP) - The New York Yankees have won the World Series, beating the defending champion Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 in Game 6 behind Hideki Matsui's record-tying

NEW YORK - (AP) - The New York Yankees have won the World Series, beating the defending champion Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 in Game 6 behind Hideki Matsui's record-tying six RBIs.

Andy Pettitte won the clincher Wednesday night, pitching theYankees to their elusive 27th championship and first since 2000.

Matsui homered, doubled and singled, and tied Bobby Richardson's49-year-old record for RBIs in a Series game. His two-run homer offPedro Martinez in the second inning started the Yankees on theirway.

Mariano Rivera, Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez helped theYankees wrap up a most successful season in their first year at thenew $1.5 billion Yankee Stadium.

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