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On This Day In History | 1996

October 29, 2012

New Yorkers line Broadway to celebrate the Yanks (Magnum Photos)

On this day 16 years ago, New York City celebrated the first Yankee World Series title since 1978 with a ticker-tape parade down the Canyon of Heroes on lower Broadway.  3.5 million New Yorkers turned out to celebrate the Bombers as shredded paper rained down from the office buildings lining the route.

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