Congrats to the Red Sox, blah blah blah.  I'm a Yankee fan, and last night was awful.  I don't even know where to start with this team, but let's begin with the atrocious performance by Gerrit Cole who gave us almost no shot of winning by not even lasting more than 2 innings. The heartache is only exacerbated by the fact we lost to the Red Sox, our arch-rival for a million years, and a team that's been better than us for almost two decades.

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Anyway, while the 6-2 loss to the Sox ending our season was a bitter pill to swallow, I'm choosing to look on the bright side with the remainder of this post.  Here are some things I'm grateful for (but not really), now that the season is over.

For Personal Reasons, It's Actually Okay the Yankees Sucked and Lost Last Night

LOOK: 50 images of winning moments from sports history

Sometimes images are the best way to honor the figures we've lost. When tragedy swiftly reminds us that sports are far from the most consequential thing in life, we can still look back on an athlete's winning moment that felt larger than life, remaining grateful for their sacrifice on the court and bringing joy to millions.

Read on to explore the full collection of 50 images Stacker compiled showcasing various iconic winning moments in sports history. Covering achievements from a multitude of sports, these images represent stunning personal achievements, team championships, and athletic perseverance.

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