Nebraska native Joba Chamberlain was drafted by the Yankees in 2006 and made his big league debut in 2007. With his first pennant in the bag, the Yankees set-up pitcher hopes to reel in his first World Series title.
Ruth, a Yankee from 1920-1934, racked up seven pennants and four World Series championships during his tenure.
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The 2007 NL MVP, Jimmy Rollins got a World Series ring last year with the Phillies and now has is sights set on No. 2
Rucker, the lead singer of Hootie and the Blowfish, has also found solo success this past year with three Number One hits.
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Goldblum's New York connection?=: The TV series "Law & Order: Criminal Intent." Pettitte's Big Apple connection: four World Series rings and an ALCS MVP trophy.
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Werth, who was named an All Star this season, has recorded a handful of highlight-reel plays for the Phillies, including stealing home plate in May and hitting his first career walk-off homer in July.
Edge (Adam Copeland) is one of the most decorated tag team champions in wrestling history, with 12 WWE titles. He also has appeared on MADTv, Deal or No Deal and The Weakest Link.
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Dale Earnhardt Jr.
NASCAR star Earnhardt Jr. won the 2004 Daytona 500 and is currently the proud owner of 18 Sprint Cup and 22 Nationwide Series wins.
Burnett, who joined the Yankees in 2009 after stints with the Marlins and Blue Jays, led the National League in shutouts (5) in 2002 and the American League in strikeouts (231) in 2008.
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After tying Lou Gehrig's record for most most consecutive postseason games with an RBI, Howard was named the NLCS MVP.
Michael Clarke Duncan has played a lot of bouncers and bodyguards as an actor, but his breakthrough role came as seven-footer John Coffey in the 1999 film The Green Mile.
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Arreola, dubbed the "Nightmare" was a contender to the WBC heavyweight throne (he fell to champion Vitali Klitschko on Sept. 26) and currently sports a 27-1 record with 24 KOs.
Molina, one of three Molina brothers in the Majors, was traded to the Yankees in 2007 and hit the final homerun in the old Yankee Stadium.
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Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz improved on last season, hitting .25 with nine home runs in 107 games for the defending World Series champs
Mario Lopez, The former "Saved by the Bell" star has hosted Miss America and Miss Universe, and has competed on Dancing with the Stars and American Gladiators. He also auditioned to host The Price is Right, but the gig went to Drew Carey.
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Everyone knows Shemp, one of the original Three Stooges. Every Yankee fan knows Matsui, the now-designated hitter and two-time All-Star selection.
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Brynner won an Academy Award in 1956 for his role of King Mongkut of Siam in "The King and I."
Left-fielder Ibanez won a three-year, $31.5 million contract with the Phillies this year and was named a 2009 All Star.
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