Monday brought the ultimate acknowledgment of their six-game Fall
Classic victory over the Phillies, as President Barack Obama
welcomed the Yankees into a jam-packed East Room of the White
House to celebrate their triumph one final time.
“It’s been nine years since your last title, which must have felt
like an eternity for Yankees fans,” Obama said. “I think other
teams would be just fine with a spell like that — the Cubs, for
I love that Obama, a White Sox fan, worked in a dig at the Cubs.