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Yankees' World Series win in images

  • New York Yankees beat Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 to win the World Series 4-2 in Game Six.
  • It is the franchise's first championship since 2000
  • Japan's Hideki Matsui voted MVP after three home runs

The New York Yankees defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 in Game Six of the World Series to secure their first championship since 2000.

A record night for Hideki Matsui saw the Yankees' designated hitter named World Series' Most Valuable Player after batting .615 with three home runs.

The victory, in the best of seven series over the Phillies, means the Yankees have now won the World Series 27 times.