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1998 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 114-48 .704
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 965-655 + 310
Roster Continuity 68.66% 7/28
Manager(s): Joe Torre
General Manager: Bob Watson (1998-02-02), Brian Cashman
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Payroll: $ 63,159,898 2/30
Attendance: 2,955,193 8/30
Playoffs: Won World Series (Padres)
Top Draft Pick: Andy Brown (#24) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Gary Tuck
Bench Coach: Don Zimmer
Bullpen Coach: Tony Cloninger
First Base Coach: Jose Cardenal
Hitting Coach: Chris Chambliss
Pitching Coach: Mel Stottlemyre
Third Base Coach: Willie Randolph

#1 Draft Picks

Darryl Strawberry (#1), Willie Banks (#3), Derek Jeter (#6), Tino Martinez (#14), Dale Sveum (#25), Chuck Knoblauch (#25), Ryan Bradley (#40)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
11448.704--
9270.56822.0
8874.54326.0
7983.48835.0
6399.38951.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
2Derek JeterSS24   626127203
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8
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19
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8430657119513313.324.384.481865.157.286.3752.0932.9301694
11Chuck Knoblauch2B29   603117160
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25
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4
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17
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64311276701812713.265.361.405766.139.297.2730.9235.5244706
21Paul O'NeillRF35   60295191
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40
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2
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24
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116151571032201122.317.372.510882.193.311.3441.8125.1307672
24Tino Martinez1B30   53192149
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1
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28
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1232161836301018.281.355.505860.224.341.2811.3619.0268608
18Scott Brosius3B31   53086159
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34
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019
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981185297101834.300.371.472843.172.275.3361.8727.9250603
51Bernie WilliamsCF29   499101169
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5
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26
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971597481190419.339.422.575997.236.397.3611.0919.2287578
28Chad CurtisLF29   45679111
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10
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562157580731611.243.355.360715.116.316.2721.0745.6164545
20Jorge PosadaC26   3585696
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017
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63014792070414.268.350.475825.207.335.3121.9621.1170409
31Tim RainesDH-LF38   3215393
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5
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4783554931035.290.395.383778.093.280.3260.8964.2123382
39Darryl StrawberryDH36   2954473
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2
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24
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5787469034011.247.354.542896.295.454.2691.9612.3160345
25Joe GirardiC33   2543170
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31241438218110.276.317.386703.110.157.3132.7184.798279
19Luis SojoSS-1B32   1471634
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0141041500115.231.250.265515.034.068.2563.75--39153
45Chili DavisDH38   1031130
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901141801016.291.373.447820.155.282.3251.2934.346118
38Ricky LedeeLF24   791319
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123172900011.241.299.392691.152.266.3604.1479.03187
22Homer Bush2B25   711727
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56351900201.380.421.465886.085.197.5103.8071.03378
47Shane SpencerRF-LF26   671825
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010
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270151200010.373.411.9101321.537.597.3262.406.76173
17Dale Sveum1B34   5869
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00030041600022.155.203.155358.000.069.2054.00--964
60Mike Lowell3B24   1514
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0000000100000.267.267.267534.000.000.286----415
26Orlando HernandezP32   7000000000500100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
13Mike FiggaC27   411
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0000000100000.250.250.250500.000.000.333----14
14Hideki IrabuP29   401
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0000000300100.250.250.250500.000.0001.000----15
46Andy PettitteP26   4000000000300200.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
33David WellsP35   401
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0000000100000.250.250.250500.000.000.333----14
36David ConeP35   3100001000000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
43Jeff NelsonP31   1000000000000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
29Mike StantonP31   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
55Ramiro MendozaP26   0000000000000100-----------01
Batting Totals1682564396516252903120790715363653102557343259145.288.358.460818.172.304.3171.5727.325986387
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
46Andy Pettitte26   16114.2533325000216.122611010220871465061.459.420.833.636.081.68
33David Wells35   1843.4930308500214.1195868329291632011.058.201.221.226.865.62
36David Cone35   2073.5531313000207.21868982205920960151.188.050.872.559.043.54
14Hideki Irabu29   1394.0629282100173.0148787827761266191.297.701.403.956.551.66
26Orlando Hernandez32   1243.1321213100141.0113534911521315261.177.210.703.328.362.52
55Ramiro Mendoza26   1023.2541141161130.11315047930563091.249.070.622.083.881.87
29Mike Stanton31   415.476700026679.07151481326690041.238.091.482.967.862.65
42Mariano Rivera28   301.9254000493661.1481313317360011.077.080.442.515.312.12
40Darren Holmes32   033.353400013251.1531919414311021.319.350.712.475.472.21
52Mike Buddie27   415.57242008041.2462926513202131.409.861.072.794.291.54
43Jeff Nelson31   533.834500013340.1441817122352081.659.900.234.957.881.59
27Graeme Lloyd31   301.66500008037.22610736202020.846.160.711.424.743.33
13Willie Banks29   1110.2990005014.120161641281012.2912.862.577.715.140.67
59Ryan Bradley22   215.5451001012.2129829130011.628.311.386.239.001.44
57Joe Borowski27   106.308000609.211770470001.509.900.003.606.301.75
61Jim Bruske33   103.003100009.09332130001.119.002.001.003.003.00
62Jay Tessmer26   103.007000308.24331461000.894.001.004.006.001.50
58Mike Jerzembeck26   0113.503200106.19992411102.1713.503.006.001.500.25
54Todd Erdos24   009.002000102.05220100003.0022.500.004.500.000.00
Batting Totals114483.8249616222814048145713576556191564661080375681.258.380.962.886.672.32
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jorge PosadaC995874643.9940.00
Joe GirardiC785413835.9950.00
Mike FiggaC131001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tino Martinez1B14211809310111.9920.00
Dale Sveum1B21108939.9750.00
Luis Sojo1B19106818.9910.00
Scott Brosius1B372011.0000.00
Jorge Posada1B171021.0000.00
Shane Spencer1B131001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Chuck Knoblauch2B1492754081386.9810.00
Homer Bush2B24372924.9710.00
Luis Sojo2B8714041.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Scott Brosius3B1501072922229.9480.00
Mike Lowell3B725011.0000.00
Luis Sojo3B648011.0000.00
Dale Sveum3B64610.9090.00
Homer Bush3B316001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Derek JeterSS148223393982.9860.00
Luis SojoSS202944212.9730.00
Homer BushSS203001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Chad CurtisLF100195533.9850.00
Tim RainesLF4760312.9840.00
Ricky LedeeLF3643410.9790.00
Darryl StrawberryLF1619020.9050.00
Shane SpencerLF9101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bernie WilliamsCF123299430.9900.00
Chad CurtisCF4598420.9810.00
Ricky LedeeCF320001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Paul O'NeillRF1502921145.9870.00
Shane SpencerRF15150001.0000.00
Chad CurtisRF9130001.0000.00
Ricky LedeeRF420001.0000.00
Scott BrosiusRF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mike StantonP67797610.9291.48
Mariano RiveraP5461314011.0002.50
Graeme LloydP50373511.8891.94
Jeff NelsonP454039001.0002.69
Ramiro MendozaP41130112513.9732.49
Darren HolmesP34514512.9001.59
Andy PettitteP33216113715.9802.00
David ConeP31207122513.9741.61
David WellsP3021482731.9211.47
Hideki IrabuP2917361721.9201.20
Mike BuddieP244143001.0001.53
Orlando HernandezP211411023001.0002.11
Willie BanksP9143411.8754.47
Joe BorowskiP8902001.0001.96
Jay TessmerP780000.0000.00
Ryan BradleyP51220001.0001.48
Jim BruskeP3921001.0003.00
Mike JerzembeckP3601001.0001.48
Todd ErdosP220000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Darryl StrawberryDH81.0000.00
Tim RainesDH56.0000.00
Chili DavisDH34.0000.00
Homer BushDH12.0000.00
Jorge PosadaDH6.0000.00
Bernie WilliamsDH5.0000.00
Shane SpencerDH4.0000.00
Dale SveumDH3.0000.00
Chad CurtisDH2.0000.00
Luis SojoDH2.0000.00
Chuck KnoblauchDH1.0000.00
Paul O'NeillDH1.0000.00


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