While the New York Yankees didn’t make the Fall Classic this season, they have plenty to pick up from this match-up for next year.

The New York Yankees haven’t been to the World Series since 2009 and have had high hopes ever since. Falling short of the playoffs in the past few seasons, the Yankees are lacking a solution to their recent playoff woes.

And that’s where the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs come in.

Throughout this entire postseason, these teams have shown dominance in every facet of the game. These teams have taken the sport of baseball and made it interesting again, just like every team should do.

Here are four examples of what the Yankees should take away from watching this season’s World Series:

Allison is just a girl with an enormous passion for the game of baseball and the written word. Based in Upstate New York, her life-long relationship with the New York Yankees is something that she developed through close relationships with her mother and grandfather. An aspiring sports writer, she graduated with a journalism degree and is finding places to share her excitement about the sporting world and how it affects us all.