H.Res. 893: Congratulating the 2009 Major League Baseball World Series Champions, the New York Yankees

H.Res. 893

Congratulating the 2009 Major League Baseball World Series Champions, the New York Yankees

Sponsor
Rep. José E. Serrano

Date
November 7, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 893 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Friday, November 6, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Jose E. Serrano (D-NY) November 5, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 893 would resolve that the House of Representatives "congratulates the 2009 Major League Baseball World Series Champions, the New York Yankees, for an outstanding season and a record 27th World Series Championship win; and the players, coaches, staff and leadership of the Yankees organization for their great success."

Background

According to the resolution findings, during the 2009 regular season, the Yankees had the best record in baseball, going 103-59. The Yankees were able to defeat the defending World Series Champions by 4 games to 2. This victory represents the Yankees' 27th World Series Championship win.