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1996 NEW YORK YANKEES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bronx,NY
Team Record:  92-70   .568
Result:   1st in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Joe Torre
General Manager:   Bob Watson
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium
Attendance:  2,250,877
Payroll:  $52,189,370
Playoffs:  Won World Series (Braves)

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Steve Howe (38)
Youngest Player:  Derek Jeter (22)
Longest Tenure:  Jim Leyritz (7)
Top Hitter:  Cecil Fielder (18)
Top Pitcher:  Andy Pettitte (11)
Top Draft Pick:  Eric Milton (#20)

Roster Continuity:  57.64%
Top Prospect:   Ruben Rivera
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees9270.568--
Baltimore8874.5434.0
Boston8577.5257.0
Toronto7488.45718.0
Detroit53109.32739.0

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 
Cecil Fielder1B32$ 9,237,500   
Ruben SierraRF30$ 6,200,000  12 
Paul O'NeillRF33$ 5,300,000  32 
Kenny RogersP31$ 5,000,000  40 
David ConeP33$ 4,666,667  53 
John WettelandP29$ 4,000,000  74 
Bernie WilliamsCF27$ 3,000,000   
Joe GirardiC31$ 2,325,000   
Tino Martinez1B28$ 2,300,000   
Tim RainesLF-OF36$ 2,100,000   
Wade Boggs3B38$ 2,050,000   
Charlie Hayes3B31$ 1,750,000   
Jimmy KeyP35$ 1,750,000   
Jim LeyritzC-1B32$ 1,470,000   
Ricky BonesP27$ 1,425,000   
Scott KamienieckiP32$ 1,100,000   
Dwight GoodenP31$ 950,000   
Pat Kelly2B28$ 900,000   
Jeff NelsonP29$ 860,000   
Bob WickmanP27$ 850,000   
Mariano Duncan2B-SS33$ 845,000   
Luis Sojo2B-SS30$ 625,000   
Steve HoweP38$ 500,000   
Darryl StrawberryRF-OF34$ 300,000   
Mike Aldrete1B-LF35$ 250,000   
Dave WeathersP26$ 225,000   
Graeme LloydP29$ 215,000   
Gerald WilliamsCF-LF27$ 200,000   
Andy PettitteP24$ 195,000   
Mariano RiveraP26$ 131,125   
Derek JeterSS22$ 130,000   
Wally WhitehurstP32$ 125,000   
Dave PavlasP33$ 120,000   
Robert Eenhoorn2B-SS28$ 119,000   
Mark HuttonP26$ 119,000   
Brian BoehringerP26$ 109,000   
Billy BrewerP28$ 109,000   
Andy Fox2B-SS25$ 109,000   
Paul GibsonP36$ 109,000   
Matt Howard2B28$ 109,000   
Dion JamesLF-CF33$ 109,000   
Matt LukeLF-1B25$ 109,000   
Tim McIntoshC-LF31$ 109,000   
Jim MecirP26$ 109,000   
Ramiro MendozaP24$ 109,000   
Dale PolleyP30$ 109,000   
Jorge PosadaDH24$ 109,000   
Ruben RiveraCF-RF22$ 109,000   


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