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1988 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 85-76 .528
Rank: 5th in American League East
Run Differential: 772-748 + 24
Roster Continuity 69.25% 18/26
Manager(s): Lou Piniella, Billy Martin
General Manager: Lou Piniella (1988-05-30), Bob Quinn
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Payroll: $ 18,909,152 1/26
Attendance: 2,633,701 5/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Todd Malone (#105) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Art Fowler
Bench Coach: George Mitterwald
Bullpen Coach: Jeff Torborg
First Base Coach: Mike Ferraro
Hitting Coach: Chris Chambliss
Pitching Coach: Clyde King
Pitching Coach: Stan Williams
Third Base Coach: Gene Michael
Third Base Coach: Clete Boyer

#1 Draft Picks

Dave Winfield (#4), Richard Dotson (#7), Bob Meacham (#8), Rick Rhoden (#20), Bob Geren (#24)
American League East Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1988 New York Yankees season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    29Luis AguayoSS-2B5-9185R-R291980UDFAMLB--
    27Neil AllenP6-2190R-R301979NYN: 1976-11-253MLB--
    54Jay BuhnerRF6-3215R-R231987PIT: 1984-2-36MLB--
    45John CandelariaP6-6225R-L341975PIT: 1972-2-47MLB--
    50Chris Chambliss1B6-1212L-R391971CLE: 1970-1-1MLB--
    6,21,33Jack ClarkOF-1B6-2205R-R321975SFN: 1973-13-294MLB--
    38Pat ClementsP6-0175R-L261985CAL: 1983-4-103MLB--
    21Jose CruzOF6-0175L-L401970Not draftedMLB--
    36Richard DotsonP6-0204R-R291979CAL: 1977-1-7MLB--
    52Dave EilandP6-3205R-R211988NYA: 1987-7-185MLB--
    47Alvaro EspinozaSS-3B6-0181R-R261985Not draftedMLB--
    57,58Bob GerenC6-3205R-R261988SDN: 1979-1-24MLB--
    51Cecilio GuanteP6-3205R-R281982Not draftedMLB--
    35Lee GuettermanP6-8235L-L291984SEA: 1981-4-80MLB--
    49Ron GuidryP5-11160L-L371975NYA: 1971-3-67MLB--
    24Rickey HendersonLF-OF5-10190R-L291979OAK: 1976-4-96MLB--
    41Charles HudsonP6-3185B-R291983PHI: 1981-12-305MLB--
    25Tommy JohnP6-3185R-L451963Not draftedMLB--
    39Roberto KellyCF-LF6-2198R-R231987Not draftedMLB--
    28Al LeiterP6-3220L-L221987NYA: 1984-2-50MLB--
    23Don Mattingly1B5-11185L-L271982NYA: 1979-19-493MLB--
    20Bob MeachamSS6-1180B-R271983SLN: 1981-1-8MLB--
    54Dale MohorcicP6-3220R-R321986Not draftedMLB--
    62Hal Morris1B6-2195L-L231988NYA: 1986-8-210MLB--
    47Scott NielsenP6-1190R-R291986SEA: 1983-6-139MLB--
    13Mike Pagliarulo3B6-2195L-R281984NYA: 1981-6-155MLB--
    46,60Hipolito PenaP6-3165L-L241986Not draftedMLB--
    21Ken Phelps1B6-1200L-L331980KCA: 1976-15-354MLB--
    30Willie Randolph2B5-11171R-R331975PIT: 1972-7-167MLB--
    26Rick RhodenP6-4203R-R351974LAN: 1971-1-20MLB--
    19Dave RighettiP6-4210L-L291979TEX: 1977-1-9MLB--
    17Rafael SantanaSS6-1165R-R301983Not draftedMLB--
    33,40Steve ShieldsP6-5230R-R291985OAK: 1977-22-554MLB--
    12Joel SkinnerC6-4204R-R271983PIT: 1979-37-842MLB--
    11Don SlaughtC6-1190R-R291982KCA: 1980-7-172MLB--
    43Tim StoddardP6-7250R-R351975CHA: 1975-2-44MLB--
    2Wayne TollesonSS-2B5-9160B-R321981TEX: 1978-8-202MLB--
    29,46Randy Velarde2B-3B6-0200R-R251987CHA: 1985-19-475MLB--
    22Gary WardOF6-2202R-R341979Not draftedMLB--
    18Claudell WashingtonOF6-0190L-L331974Not draftedMLB--
    31Dave WinfieldRF6-6220R-R361973SDN: 1973-1-4MLB--

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