Is it really possible to "buy" a World Series championship?

I always hear people say that the Yankees have "bought" some of their WS championships. And I've heard similar things about the Red Sox, Marlins, Cardinals, etc... It just seems strange to me. The team has to play the games to get to where they are...not pay for them! I just want to know if I'm... show more I always hear people say that the Yankees have "bought" some of their WS championships. And I've heard similar things about the Red Sox, Marlins, Cardinals, etc...

It just seems strange to me. The team has to play the games to get to where they are...not pay for them! I just want to know if I'm missing something here. Can you really buy a World Series?
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