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2002 New York YankeesSeason Roster
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Ramiro Mendoza played for the 2002 New York Yankees
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameYankees
LocationBronx,New York
Record103-58 (1st in American League East)League Rank1stMLB Rank1st
BallparkYankee Stadium I
ManagerJoe TorreGeneral ManagerBrian Cashman
CoachesRick Down (Hitting Coach), Lee Mazzilli (First Base Coach), Rich Monteleone (Bullpen Coach), Tom Nieto (Assistant Coach), Willie Randolph (Third Base Coach), Mel Stottlemyre (Pitching Coach), Don Zimmer (Bench Coach)
PlayoffsLost in 1st Round (Angels)
#1 Draft PickBrandon Weeden (#71)
Payroll$125,928,583 (Rank: 1st)
Attendance3,465,807 (Rank: 2nd)
Minor League AffiliatesColumbus Clippers (AAA) 59-83 ... Norwich Navigators (AA) 72-69 ... Tampa Yankees (A+) 71-62 ... Greensboro Bats (A) 75-65 ... Staten Island Yankees (A-) 48-26 ... Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk) 36-24 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 2002 Statistics -- 2002 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 2002 New York Yankees.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2002 baseball season.

2002 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)
17Alex Arias3B6-3 202 R-R 1967-11-20 34New York,New York MLB1987-20051992-2002George Washington (New York,NY)
1987- 3-  62-CHN
 
45Alberto CastilloC6-0 185 R-R 1970-02-10 32San Juan de Maguana,Dom Rep MLB1987-20091995-2007  
1987-   UDFA-NYN
 
38Randy ChoateP6-3 180 L-L 1975-09-05 26San Antonio,Texas MLB1995-20162000-2015Churchill (San Antonio,TX)Florida St
1997- 5- 169-NYA
Retired  
22Roger ClemensP6-4 230 R-R 1962-08-04 39Dayton,Ohio MLB1982-20121984-2007Spring Woods (Houston,TX)Texas, San Jacinto Col
1983- 1-  19-BOS
 
39Ron Coomer3B-DH5-11 206 R-R 1966-11-18 35Chicago,Illinois MLB1987-20031995-2003Lockport Township (Lockport,IL)Taft Col
1987-14- 355-OAK
 
57Karim GarciaRF-LF6-0 172 L-L 1975-10-29 26Ciudad Obregon,Mexico MLB1993-20161995-2004  
1992-   UDFA-LAN
 
25Jason Giambi1B-DH6-3 235 L-R 1971-01-08 31West Covina,California MLB1992-20141995-2014South Hills (West Covina,CA)Long Beach St
1992- 2-  58-OAK
Retired  
57Drew HensonDH6-5 222 R-R 1980-02-13 22San Diego,California MLB1998-20032002-2003Brighton (Brighton,MI)Michigan
1998- 3-  97-NYA
 
65Adrian HernandezP6-2 185 R-R 1975-03-25 27Havana,Cuba MLB2000-20072001-2004  
2000-   UDFA-NYA
 
26Orlando HernandezP6-2 190 R-R 1965-10-11 36Villa Clara,Cuba MLB1998-20101998-2007  
1998-   UDFA-NYA
 
41Sterling HitchcockP6-1 192 L-L 1971-04-29 31Fayetteville,North Carolina MLB1989-20041992-2004Armwood (Seffner,FL)
1989- 9- 233-NYA
 
2Derek JeterSS6-3 195 R-R 1974-06-26 28Pequannock,New Jersey MLB1992-20141995-2014Kalamazoo Central (Kalamazoo,MI)
1992- 1-   6-NYA
Retired  
36Nick Johnson1B-DH6-3 195 L-L 1978-09-19 23Sacramento,California MLB1996-20122001-2012McClatchy (Sacramento,CA)
1996- 3-  89-NYA
Retired  
31Steve KarsayP6-3 205 R-R 1972-03-24 30Flushing,New York MLB1990-20061993-2006Christ the King (Flushing,NY)
1990- 1-  22-TOR
 
48Brandon KnightP6-0 170 L-R 1975-10-01 26Oxnard,California MLB1995-20092001-2008Buena (Ventura,CA)Ventura Col
1995-14- 374-TEX
 
43,45Ted LillyP6-0 185 L-L 1976-01-04 26Lomita,California MLB1996-20131999-2013Yosemite (Oakhurst,CA)Fresno City Col
1996-23- 688-LAN
Retired  
55Ramiro MendozaP6-2 155 R-R 1972-06-15 30Los Santos,Panama MLB1993-20091996-2005  
1991-   UDFA-NYA
 
43Raul MondesiRF5-11 215 R-R 1971-03-12 31San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB1990-20051993-2005  
1988-   UDFA-LAN
 
35Mike MussinaP6-2 183 B-R 1968-12-08 33Williamsport,Pennsylvania MLB1988-20081991-2008Montoursville (Montoursville,PA)Stanford U.
1990- 1-  20-BAL
 
46Andy PettitteP6-5 225 L-L 1972-06-15 30Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1991-20131995-2013Deer Park (Deer Park,TX)San Jacinto Col
1990-22- 594-NYA
Free Agent  
20Jorge PosadaC6-2 205 B-R 1971-08-17 30Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1991-20111996-2011  
1990-24- 646-NYA
 
59Juan RiveraRF-LF6-2 170 R-R 1978-07-03 23Guarenas,Venezuela MLB1998-20132001-2012  
1996-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent  
42Mariano RiveraP6-2 170 R-R 1969-11-29 32Panama City,Panama MLB1990-20131995-2013  
1990-   UDFA-NYA
Retired  
12Alfonso Soriano2B6-1 160 R-R 1976-01-07 26San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1996-20141999-2014  
1998-   UDFA-NYA
Retired  
47Shane SpencerRF-LF5-11 210 R-R 1972-02-20 30Key West,Florida MLB1990-20061998-2004Granite Hills (El Cajon,CA)
1990-28- 750-NYA
 
29Mike StantonP6-1 215 L-L 1967-06-02 35Houston,Texas MLB1987-20071989-2007Midland (Midland,TX)Alvin CC
1987-13- 324-ATL
Free Agent  
48Jay TessmerP6-3 190 R-R 1971-12-26 30Meadville,Pennsylvania MLB1994-20021998-2002Cochranton (Cochranton,PA)Miami
1995-19- 534-NYA
 
18Marcus ThamesRF-LF6-2 205 R-R 1977-03-06 25Louisville,Mississippi MLB1997-20112002-2011Louisville (Louisville,MS)East Central CC
1996-30- 899-NYA
 
53Mike ThurmanP6-5 210 R-R 1973-07-22 28Corvallis,Oregon MLB1992-20041997-2002Philomath (Philomath,OR)Oregon St
1994- 1-  31-MON
 
28John Vander WalRF6-2 197 L-L 1966-04-29 36Grand Rapids,Michigan MLB1987-20041991-2004Hudsonville (Hudsonville,MI)Western Michigan U.
1987- 3-  70-MON
 
19Robin Ventura3B6-1 198 L-R 1967-07-14 34Santa Maria,California MLB1986-20041989-2004Ernest Righetti (Santa Maria,CA)Oklahoma St
1988- 1-  10-CHA
 
18Jeff WeaverP6-5 200 R-R 1976-08-22 25Northridge,California MLB1996-20101999-2010Simi Valley (Simi Valley,CA)Fresno St
1998- 1-  14-DET
 
33David WellsP6-4 235 L-L 1963-05-20 39Torrance,California MLB1982-20071987-2007Point Loma (San Diego,CA)
1982- 2-  30-TOR
 
27Rondell WhiteLF6-0 210 R-R 1972-02-23 30Milledgeville,Georgia MLB1990-20071993-2007Jones County (Gray,GA)
1990- 1-  24-MON
 
11Chris WidgerC6-2 215 R-R 1971-05-21 31Wilmington,Delaware MLB1990-20141995-2006Pennsville (Pennsville,NJ)George Mason U.
1992- 3-  82-SEA
 
51Bernie WilliamsCF6-2 205 B-R 1968-09-13 33San Juan,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20061991-2006  
1985-   UDFA-NYA
 
17Gerald WilliamsRF6-2 187 R-R 1968-08-10 33New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1986-20051992-2005East St. John (Reserve,LA)Grambling St
1987-14- 367-NYA
 
14Enrique Wilson3B-SS5-11 160 B-R 1973-07-27 28Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1992-20061997-2005  
1992-   UDFA-MIN
 
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