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1989 New York Yankees (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
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W-L Record: 74-87 .460
Rank: 5th in American League East
Run Differential: 698-792 -94
Roster Continuity 47.82% 26/26
Manager(s): Dallas Green, Bucky Dent
General Manager: Bob Quinn (1989-10-13), Hardy Peterson
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Payroll: $ 20,562,985 2/26
Attendance: 2,170,485 12/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Andy Fox (#45) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Charlie Fox
Bullpen Coach: John Stearns
First Base Coach: Mike Ferraro
First Base Coach: Pat Corrales
Hitting Coach: Frank Howard
Hitting Coach: Champ Summers
Pitching Coach: Bill Connors
Third Base Coach: Gene Michael
Third Base Coach: Lee Elia

#1 Draft Picks

Jimmy Jones (#3), Andy Hawkins (#5), Richard Dotson (#7), Don Schulze (#11), Jamie Quirk (#18), Stan Jefferson (#20), Bob Geren (#24)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8973.549--
8775.5372.0
8379.5126.0
8181.5008.0
7487.46014.5
7389.45116.0
59103.36430.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1989 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11989-04-04W 4-2 @MIN
    21989-04-05L 2-12 @MIN
    31989-04-06L 1-7 @MIN
    41989-04-07L 2-4 CLE
    51989-04-08L 1-11 CLE
    61989-04-09L 3-4 CLE
    71989-04-10L 0-8 TOR
    81989-04-11L 6-11 TOR
    91989-04-12W 5-3 TOR
    101989-04-14W 8-5 MIN
    111989-04-16L 4-9 MIN
    121989-04-17W 7-2 @TOR
    131989-04-18W 2-0 @TOR
    141989-04-19W 4-2 @TOR
    151989-04-21L 5-6 @CLE
    161989-04-22L 1-3 @CLE
    171989-04-23W 5-0 @CLE
    181989-04-24W 6-3 @CLE
    191989-04-25L 3-5 @KCA
    201989-04-26L 3-5 @KCA
    211989-04-27W 3-2 @KCA
    221989-04-28W 3-1 CHA
    231989-04-29W 8-2 CHA
    241989-04-30W 5-2 CHA
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    251989-05-02L 3-5 KCA
    261989-05-03L 1-4 @TEX
    271989-05-04W 11-7 @TEX
    281989-05-05W 7-5 @CHA
    291989-05-06W 5-2 @CHA
    301989-05-07L 2-6 @CHA
    311989-05-08L 2-13 TEX
    321989-05-09W 5-3 TEX
    331989-05-12W 5-2 @CAL
    341989-05-13L 1-6 @CAL
    351989-05-14L 0-5 @CAL
    361989-05-15L 3-4 @CAL
    371989-05-16W 3-2 @OAK
    381989-05-17L 3-8 @OAK
    391989-05-18L 2-6 @OAK
    401989-05-19W 9-5 @SEA
    411989-05-20L 4-6 @SEA
    421989-05-21W 6-2 @SEA
    431989-05-24L 4-11 CAL
    441989-05-25W 8-6 CAL
    451989-05-26L 0-4 OAK
    461989-05-27L 0-3 OAK
    471989-05-28L 3-4 OAK
    481989-05-29W 6-3 SEA
    491989-05-30L 2-3 SEA
    501989-05-31W 9-5 SEA
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    511989-06-01L 0-5 @MIL
    521989-06-02W 3-2 @MIL
    531989-06-03L 0-2 @MIL
    541989-06-04W 12-9 @MIL
    551989-06-05L 3-16 BAL
    561989-06-06W 4-0 BAL
    571989-06-08W 8-7 BOS
    581989-06-10L 8-14 BOS
    591989-06-11W 4-2 BOS
    601989-06-11W 8-7 BOS
    611989-06-13L 2-5 @BAL
    621989-06-14W 2-1 @BAL
    631989-06-15L 2-3 @BAL
    641989-06-16W 8-3 TEX
    651989-06-16W 6-1 TEX
    661989-06-17W 5-3 TEX
    671989-06-18L 2-5 TEX
    681989-06-20L 6-13 CHA
    691989-06-21L 3-7 CHA
    701989-06-22W 10-7 CHA
    711989-06-23L 0-3 @KCA
    721989-06-24W 12-5 @KCA
    731989-06-25W 5-4 @KCA
    741989-06-27L 5-6 @DET
    751989-06-28L 5-6 @DET
    761989-06-29W 7-6 @DET
    771989-06-30W 4-3 MIL
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    781989-07-01W 5-1 MIL
    791989-07-02L 2-10 MIL
    801989-07-03L 5-8 MIL
    811989-07-04W 1-0 DET
    821989-07-05W 9-0 DET
    831989-07-06W 6-5 DET
    841989-07-07L 4-6 @BOS
    851989-07-08W 7-5 @BOS
    861989-07-09L 5-10 @BOS
    871989-07-13W 6-0 KCA
    881989-07-14L 5-14 KCA
    891989-07-14W 9-7 KCA
    901989-07-15L 1-7 KCA
    911989-07-16W 10-1 KCA
    921989-07-17L 3-7 @CHA
    931989-07-19L 5-11 @CHA
    941989-07-20L 2-6 @TEX
    951989-07-21L 2-5 @TEX
    961989-07-22L 1-2 @TEX
    971989-07-23L 4-5 @TEX
    981989-07-24L 3-7 @CLE
    991989-07-25W 5-1 @CLE
    1001989-07-26L 7-9 @CLE
    1011989-07-28L 2-6 TOR
    1021989-07-29W 7-2 TOR
    1031989-07-30W 7-6 TOR
    1041989-07-31L 5-6 TOR
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1051989-08-01L 4-5 MIN
    1061989-08-02W 7-6 MIN
    1071989-08-02L 3-4 MIN
    1081989-08-03W 8-1 MIN
    1091989-08-04L 1-2 @TOR
    1101989-08-05W 5-4 @TOR
    1111989-08-06L 5-6 @TOR
    1121989-08-07W 9-0 CLE
    1131989-08-08L 1-3 CLE
    1141989-08-09L 4-7 CLE
    1151989-08-11W 11-3 @MIN
    1161989-08-12L 3-6 @MIN
    1171989-08-13W 9-7 @MIN
    1181989-08-14L 4-5 @MIL
    1191989-08-15L 0-1 @MIL
    1201989-08-16L 1-5 @MIL
    1211989-08-17W 2-1 @DET
    1221989-08-18L 3-7 @DET
    1231989-08-19L 4-5 @DET
    1241989-08-20L 6-7 @DET
    1251989-08-21W 6-4 BOS
    1261989-08-22L 3-4 BOS
    1271989-08-23L 1-4 BOS
    1281989-08-24W 5-1 BAL
    1291989-08-24L 2-9 BAL
    1301989-08-25L 1-3 BAL
    1311989-08-26L 4-6 BAL
    1321989-08-27L 5-8 BAL
    1331989-08-28L 3-7 OAK
    1341989-08-29L 5-19 OAK
    1351989-08-30W 8-5 OAK
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1361989-09-01W 11-5 CAL
    1371989-09-02W 2-1 CAL
    1381989-09-03W 5-2 CAL
    1391989-09-04W 2-1 CAL
    1401989-09-05W 12-2 @SEA
    1411989-09-06W 5-3 @SEA
    1421989-09-07W 6-4 @SEA
    1431989-09-08W 5-1 @OAK
    1441989-09-09L 0-7 @OAK
    1451989-09-10L 2-6 @OAK
    1461989-09-12L 6-7 @CAL
    1471989-09-13L 3-4 @CAL
    1481989-09-15L 1-3 SEA
    1491989-09-16W 4-1 SEA
    1501989-09-17L 0-3 SEA
    1511989-09-21L 1-14 MIL
    1521989-09-21W 5-4 MIL
    1531989-09-22W 5-4 @BAL
    1541989-09-23L 2-10 @BAL
    1551989-09-24W 2-0 @BAL
    1561989-09-25L 4-7 @BOS
    1571989-09-26L 5-9 @BOS
    1581989-09-27W 3-0 @BOS
    1591989-09-29W 5-1 DET
    1601989-09-30W 9-2 DET
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1611989-10-01L 3-5 DET
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    74-87
    Don Slaught 93
    Bob Geren 56
    Jamie Quirk 6
    Brian Dorsett 6
    Don Mattingly 141
    Steve Balboni 15
    Ken Phelps 4
    Hal Morris 1
    Steve Sax 158
    Wayne Tolleson 2
    Tom Brookens 1
    Mike Pagliarulo 59
    Tom Brookens 36
    Randy Velarde 25
    Wayne Tolleson 20
    Mike Blowers 11
    Hensley Meulens 8
    Steve Kiefer 2
    Alvaro Espinoza 144
    Wayne Tolleson 12
    Randy Velarde 4
    Tom Brookens 1
    Rickey Henderson 64
    Luis Polonia 50
    Mel Hall 41
    Marcus Lawton 3
    Deion Sanders 3
    Roberto Kelly 133
    Jesse Barfield 12
    Deion Sanders 9
    Bob Brower 7
    Jesse Barfield 113
    Mel Hall 23
    Bob Brower 12
    Gary Ward 6
    Stan Jefferson 2
    Tom Brookens 2
    Hal Morris 1
    Don Mattingly 1
    Ken Phelps 1
    Steve Balboni 62
    Ken Phelps 41
    Mel Hall 28
    Don Mattingly 16
    Luis Polonia 8
    Tom Brookens 2
    Gary Ward 1
    Jesse Barfield 1
    Don Slaught 1
    Hal Morris 1


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