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1988 NEW YORK YANKEES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Bronx,NY
Team Record:  85-76   .528
Result:   5th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Lou Piniella, Billy Martin
General Manager:   Bob Quinn, Lou Piniella
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium
Attendance:  2,633,701
Payroll:  $18,909,152
Playoffs: Season in progress

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Tommy John (45)
Youngest Player:  Dave Eiland (21)
Longest Tenure:  Ron Guidry (14)
Top Hitter:  Dave Winfield (7)
Top Pitcher:  Dave Righetti (39)
Top Draft Pick:  Todd Malone (#105)

Roster Continuity:  69.25%
Top Prospect:   Al Leiter
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Boston8973.549--
Detroit8874.5431.0
Milwaukee8775.5372.0
Toronto8775.5372.0
NY Yankees8576.5283.5
Cleveland7884.48111.0
Baltimore54107.33534.5

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Don Mattingly1B27$ 2,000,000  9 
Dave WinfieldRF36$ 1,958,652  12 
Rickey HendersonLF-OF29$ 1,770,000  18 
Jack ClarkOF-1B32$ 1,500,000  28 
Dave RighettiP29$ 1,300,000  42 
Richard DotsonP29$ 900,000  96 
Rick RhodenP35$ 900,000   
Willie Randolph2B33$ 875,000   
Ron GuidryP37$ 825,000   
John CandelariaP34$ 700,000   
Tim StoddardP35$ 700,000   
Ken Phelps1B33$ 670,000   
Gary WardOF34$ 625,000   
Don SlaughtC29$ 531,500   
Mike Pagliarulo3B28$ 500,000   
Claudell WashingtonOF33$ 480,000   
Charles HudsonP29$ 450,000   
Rafael SantanaSS30$ 425,000   
Wayne TollesonSS-2B32$ 410,000   
Cecilio GuanteP28$ 380,000   
Luis AguayoSS-2B29$ 375,000   
Tommy JohnP45$ 375,000   
Jose CruzOF40$ 350,000   
Neil AllenP30$ 250,000   
Bob MeachamSS27$ 212,500   
Dale MohorcicP32$ 157,500   
Lee GuettermanP29$ 137,500   
Joel SkinnerC27$ 110,000   
Jay BuhnerRF23$ 67,000   
Roberto KellyCF-LF23$ 67,000   
Al LeiterP22$ 67,000   
Chris Chambliss1B39$ 62,500   
Pat ClementsP26$ 62,500   
Dave EilandP21$ 62,500   
Alvaro EspinozaSS-3B26$ 62,500   
Bob GerenC26$ 62,500   
Hal Morris1B23$ 62,500   
Scott NielsenP29$ 62,500   
Hipolito PenaP24$ 62,500   
Steve ShieldsP29$ 62,500   
Randy Velarde2B-3B25$ 62,500   


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