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The greatest reigns of sports' dynasties

Originally Published: July 10, 2002
By Brandon Bickerstaff | ESPN.com

New York Yankees Reign: 1936-43 How they ruled: The Yankees won four consecutive World Series titles from 1936-39 and won two more in 1941 and 1943, establishing them among the earliest major league baseball dynasties. Iron man Lou Gherig headlined an all-star cast of players through the first half of the Yankees dynasty before succumbing to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in 1941. The Yankees also boasted Joe DiMaggio, whose 1941 season featured a 56-game hitting streak. The Yankees faced adversity ...

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