The New York Yankees are the All American baseball team based in The Bronx. They compete in Major League Baseball American League East division and are known as The Bronx Bombers.
The Bronx Bombers is a nickname used for the New York Yankees. It refers to the team’s ability to produce powerful hits, mainly home runs. Although not official, it is said that the nickname originated in July of 1936 by the New York World-Telegram.