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1996 New York YankeesSeason Roster
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Luis Sojo played for the 1996 New York Yankees
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameYankees
LocationBronx,New York
Record92-70 (1st in American League East)League Rank2ndMLB Rank3rd
BallparkYankee Stadium I
ManagerJoe TorreGeneral ManagerBob Watson
CoachesJose Cardenal (First Base Coach), Chris Chambliss (Hitting Coach), Tony Cloninger (Bullpen Coach), Willie Randolph (Third Base Coach), Mel Stottlemyre (Pitching Coach), Don Zimmer (Bench Coach)
PlayoffsWon World Series (Braves)
#1 Draft PickEric Milton (#20)
Payroll$52,189,370 (Rank: 1st)
Attendance2,250,877 (Rank: 11th)
Minor League AffiliatesColumbus Clippers (AAA) 85-57 ... Norwich Navigators (AA) 71-70 ... Tampa Yankees (A+) 84-50 ... Greensboro Bats (A) 56-86 ... Oneonta Yankees (A-) 31-45 ... Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk) 37-21 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1996 Statistics -- 1996 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1996 New York Yankees.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1996 baseball season.

1996 New York Yankees Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
20Mike AldreteDH-1B5-11 185 L-L 1961-01-29 35Carmel,California MLB1980-19971986-1996Monterey (Monterey,CA)Stanford U.
1983- 7- 174-SFN
 
41Brian BoehringerP6-2 190 B-R 1970-01-08 26St. Louis,Missouri MLB1988-20071995-2004Northwest (House Springs,MO)UNLV, St. Louis CC-Meramec
1991- 4- 124-CHA
 
12Wade Boggs3B6-2 197 L-R 1958-06-15 38Omaha,Nebraska MLB1976-19991982-1999Henry B. Plant (Tampa,FL)Hillsborough CC
1976- 7- 166-BOS
 
29Ricky BonesP6-0 202 R-R 1969-04-07 27Salinas,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20031991-2001  
1986-   UDFA-SDN
 
59Billy BrewerP6-1 197 L-L 1968-04-15 28Fort Worth,Texas MLB1990-20001993-1999Spring Hill (Longview,TX)Dallas Baptist U.
1990-28- 751-MON
 
36David ConeP6-1 190 L-R 1963-01-02 33Kansas City,Missouri MLB1981-20031986-2003Rockhurst (Kansas City,MO)
1981- 3-  74-KCA
 
18Mariano Duncan2B6-0 185 R-R 1963-03-13 33San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1982-19991985-1997  
1982-   UDFA-LAN
 
20Robert Eenhoorn2B6-3 170 R-R 1968-02-09 28Rotterdam,Netherlands MLB1990-19981994-1997   Davidson Col
1990- 2-  45-NYA
 
45Cecil FielderDH6-3 240 R-R 1963-09-21 32Los Angeles,California MLB1982-19981985-1998Nogales (La Puente,CA)UNLV
1982- 4-  67-KCA
 
26Andy Fox2B6-4 205 L-R 1971-01-12 25Sacramento,California MLB1989-20051996-2004Christian Brothers (Sacramento,CA)
1989- 2-  45-NYA
 
39Paul GibsonP6-0 185 R-L 1960-01-04 36Southampton,New York MLB1978-19961988-1996Center Moriches (Center Moriches,NY)
1978- 3-  70-CIN
 
25Joe GirardiC5-11 200 R-R 1964-10-14 31Peoria,Illinois MLB1984-20031989-2003Spalding Institute (Peoria,IL)Northwestern U.
1986- 5- 116-CHN
 
11Dwight GoodenP6-3 210 R-R 1964-11-16 31Tampa,Florida MLB1982-20001984-2000Hillsborough (Tampa,FL)
1982- 1-   5-NYN
 
33Charlie Hayes3B6-0 215 R-R 1965-05-29 31Hattiesburg,Mississippi MLB1983-20011988-2001Forrest County Agricultural (Brooklyn,MS)
1983- 4-  96-SFN
 
38,99Matt Howard2B5-10 170 R-R 1967-09-22 28Fall River,Massachusetts MLB1989-19991996-1996   Pepperdine U.
1989-34- 890-LAN
 
57Steve HoweP6-1 180 L-L 1958-03-10 38Pontiac,Michigan MLB1977-19971980-1996Clarkston (Clarkston,MI)Michigan
1979- 1-  16-LAN
 
52Mark HuttonP6-6 240 R-R 1970-02-06 26South Adelaide,Australia MLB1989-20001993-1998  
1988-   UDFA-NYA
 
39Dion JamesLF6-1 170 L-L 1962-11-09 33Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1980-19961983-1996McClatchy (Sacramento,CA)
1980- 1-  25-MIL
 
2Derek JeterSS6-3 195 R-R 1974-06-26 22Pequannock,New Jersey MLB1992-20141995-2014Kalamazoo Central (Kalamazoo,MI)
1992- 1-   6-NYA
Retired  
28Scott KamienieckiP6-0 200 R-R 1964-04-19 32Mount Clemens,Michigan MLB1983-20011991-2000Saint Mary of Redford (Redford,MI)Michigan
1986-14- 366-NYA
 
14Pat Kelly2B6-0 182 R-R 1967-10-14 28Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1988-20001991-1999Catasauqua (Catasauqua,PA)West Chester Pennsylvania
1988- 9- 235-NYA
 
22Jimmy KeyP6-1 190 R-L 1961-04-22 35Huntsville,Alabama MLB1980-19981984-1998S.R. Butler (Huntsville,AL)Clemson U.
1982- 3-  56-TOR
 
13Jim LeyritzC6-0 195 R-R 1963-12-27 32Lakewood,Ohio MLB1985-20031990-2000Turpin (Cincinnati,OH)Kentucky
1985-   UDFA-NYA
 
27Graeme LloydP6-7 234 L-L 1967-04-09 29Geelong,Australia MLB1988-20031993-2003  
1988-   UDFA-TOR
 
39Matt LukeLF-1B6-5 220 L-L 1971-02-26 25Long Beach,California MLB1991-20021996-1999El Dorado (Placentia,CA)California
1992- 8- 214-NYA
 
24Tino Martinez1B6-2 210 L-R 1967-12-07 28Tampa,Florida MLB1989-20051990-2005Thomas Jefferson (Tampa,FL)Tampa
1988- 1-  14-SEA
 
60Tim McIntoshC-3B5-11 195 R-R 1965-03-21 31Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB1984-19991990-1996Hopkins (Minnetonka,MN)Minnesota
1986- 3-  61-MIL
 
54Jim MecirP6-1 195 B-R 1970-05-16 26Queens,New York MLB1989-20051995-2005Smithtown East (St. James,NY)Eckerd Col
1991- 3-  84-SEA
 
57Ramiro MendozaP6-2 155 R-R 1972-06-15 24Los Santos,Panama MLB1993-20091996-2005  
1991-   UDFA-NYA
 
43Jeff NelsonP6-8 225 R-R 1966-11-17 29Baltimore,Maryland MLB1984-20061992-2006Catonsville (Catonsville,MD)Catonsville CC
1984-22- 569-LAN
 
21Paul O'NeillRF6-4 215 L-L 1963-02-25 33Columbus,Ohio MLB1981-20011985-2001Brookhaven (Columbus,OH)
1981- 4-  93-CIN
 
47Dave PavlasP6-7 180 R-R 1962-08-12 33Frankfurt,Germany MLB1984-20011990-1996Shiner (Shiner,TX)Rice U.
1984-   UDFA-CHN
 
46Andy PettitteP6-5 225 L-L 1972-06-15 24Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1991-20131995-2013Deer Park (Deer Park,TX)San Jacinto Col
1990-22- 594-NYA
Free Agent  
56Dale PolleyP6-0 165 R-L 1965-08-09 30Georgetown,Kentucky MLB1987-19971996-1996   Kentucky St
1987-   UDFA-ATL
 
55Jorge PosadaC-DH6-2 205 B-R 1971-08-17 24Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1991-20111996-2011  
1990-24- 646-NYA
 
31Tim RainesLF5-8 186 B-R 1959-09-16 36Sanford,Florida MLB1977-20021979-2002Seminole (Sanford,FL)
1977- 5- 106-MON
 
42Mariano RiveraP6-2 170 R-R 1969-11-29 26Panama City,Panama MLB1990-20131995-2013  
1990-   UDFA-NYA
Retired  
28Ruben RiveraRF-CF6-3 200 R-R 1973-11-14 22La Chorrera,Panama MLB1992-20171995-2003  
1990-   UDFA-NYA
 
17Kenny RogersP6-1 205 L-L 1964-11-10 31Savannah,Georgia MLB1982-20081989-2008Plant City (Plant City,FL)
1982-39- 816-TEX
 
25Ruben SierraDH-LF6-1 200 B-R 1965-10-06 30Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1983-20061986-2006  
1982-   UDFA-TEX
 
19Luis Sojo2B5-11 175 R-R 1966-01-03 30Caracas,Venezuela MLB1987-20031990-2003  
1986-   UDFA-TOR
 
39Darryl StrawberryLF-DH6-6 215 L-L 1962-03-12 34Los Angeles,California MLB1980-19991983-1999Crenshaw (Los Angeles,CA)
1980- 1-   1-NYN
 
52Dave WeathersP6-3 230 R-R 1969-09-25 26Lawrenceburg,Tennessee MLB1988-20091991-2009Loretto (Loretto,TN)Motlow St CC
1988- 3-  82-TOR
 
35John WettelandP6-2 215 R-R 1966-08-21 29San Mateo,California MLB1985-20001989-2000Cardinal Newman (Santa Rosa,CA)Col. San Mateo
1985- 2-  39-LAN
 
55Wally WhitehurstP6-3 195 R-R 1964-04-11 32Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1983-19961989-1996Terrebonne (Houma,LA)New Orleans
1985- 3-  65-OAK
 
27Bob WickmanP6-1 227 R-R 1969-02-06 27Green Bay,Wisconsin MLB1988-20071992-2007Oconto Falls (Oconto Falls,WI)Wisconsin-Whitewater
1990- 2-  44-CHA
 
51Bernie WilliamsCF6-2 205 B-R 1968-09-13 27San Juan,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20061991-2006  
1985-   UDFA-NYA
 
29Gerald WilliamsLF6-2 187 R-R 1968-08-10 27New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1986-20051992-2005East St. John (Reserve,LA)Grambling St
1987-14- 367-NYA
 
48 Players