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1996 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 92-70 .568
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 871-787 + 84
Roster Continuity 57.64% 19/28
Manager(s): Joe Torre
General Manager: Bob Watson
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Payroll: $ 52,189,370 1/28
Attendance: 2,250,877 11/28
Playoffs: Won World Series (Braves)
Top Draft Pick: Eric Milton (#20) All picks
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Don Zimmer
Bullpen Coach: Tony Cloninger
First Base Coach: Jose Cardenal
Hitting Coach: Chris Chambliss
Pitching Coach: Mel Stottlemyre
Third Base Coach: Willie Randolph

#1 Draft Picks

Darryl Strawberry (#1), Dwight Gooden (#5), Derek Jeter (#6), Tino Martinez (#14), Steve Howe (#16), Dion James (#25)
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 1996 New York Yankees season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    20Mike Aldrete1B-LF5-11185L-L351986SFN: 1983-7-174MLB--
    41Brian BoehringerP6-2190B-R261995CHA: 1991-4-124MLB--
    12Wade Boggs3B6-2197L-R381982BOS: 1976-7-166MLB--
    29Ricky BonesP6-0202R-R271991Not draftedMLB--
    59Billy BrewerP6-1197L-L281993MON: 1990-28-751MLB--
    36David ConeP6-1190L-R331986KCA: 1981-3-74MLB--
    18Mariano Duncan2B-SS6-0185R-R331985UDFAMLB--
    20Robert Eenhoorn2B-SS6-3170R-R281994NYA: 1990-2-45MLB--
    45Cecil Fielder1B6-3240R-R321985KCA: 1982-4-67MLB--
    26Andy Fox2B-SS6-4205L-R251996NYA: 1989-2-45MLB--
    39Paul GibsonP6-0185R-L361988CIN: 1978-3-70MLB--
    25Joe GirardiC5-11200R-R311989CHN: 1986-5-116MLB--
    11Dwight GoodenP6-3210R-R311984NYN: 1982-1-5MLB--
    33Charlie Hayes3B6-0215R-R311988SFN: 1983-4-96MLB--
    38,99Matt Howard2B5-10170R-R281996LAN: 1989-34-890MLB--
    57Steve HoweP6-1180L-L381980LAN: 1979-1-16MLB--
    52Mark HuttonP6-6240R-R261993Not draftedMLB--
    39Dion JamesLF-CF6-1170L-L331983MIL: 1980-1-25MLB--
    2Derek JeterSS6-3195R-R221995NYA: 1992-1-6MLB-Retired
    28Scott KamienieckiP6-0200R-R321991NYA: 1986-14-366MLB--
    14Pat Kelly2B6-0182R-R281991NYA: 1988-9-235MLB--
    22Jimmy KeyP6-1190R-L351984TOR: 1982-3-56MLB--
    13Jim LeyritzC-1B6-0195R-R321990Not draftedMLB--
    27Graeme LloydP6-7234L-L291993Not draftedMLB--
    39Matt LukeLF-1B6-5220L-L251996NYA: 1992-8-214MLB--
    24Tino Martinez1B6-2210L-R281990SEA: 1988-1-14MLBNew York Yankees
    60Tim McIntoshC-LF5-11195R-R311990MIL: 1986-3-61MLB--
    54Jim MecirP6-1195B-R261995SEA: 1991-3-84MLBFlorida Marlins
    57Ramiro MendozaP6-2155R-R241996Not draftedMLBNew York Yankees
    43Jeff NelsonP6-8225R-R291992LAN: 1984-22-569MLBChicago White Sox
    21Paul O'NeillRF6-4215L-L331985CIN: 1981-4-93MLB--
    47Dave PavlasP6-7180R-R331990Not draftedMLB--
    46Andy PettitteP6-5225L-L241995NYA: 1990-22-594MLB-Free Agent
    56Dale PolleyP6-0165R-L301996Not draftedMLB--
    55Jorge PosadaDH6-2205B-R241996NYA: 1990-24-646MLBNew York Yankees
    31Tim RainesLF-OF5-8186B-R361979MON: 1977-5-106MLB--
    42Mariano RiveraP6-2170R-R261995UDFAMLB-Retired
    28Ruben RiveraCF-RF6-3200R-R221995Not draftedMLB--
    17Kenny RogersP6-1205L-L311989TEX: 1982-39-816MLBDetroit Tigers
    25Ruben SierraRF6-1200B-R301986Not draftedMLBMinnesota Twins
    19Luis Sojo2B-SS5-11175R-R301990Not draftedMLB--
    39Darryl StrawberryRF-OF6-6215L-L341983NYN: 1980-1-1MLB--
    52Dave WeathersP6-3230R-R261991TOR: 1988-3-82MLBCincinnati Reds
    35John WettelandP6-2215R-R291989LAN: 1985-2-39MLB--
    55Wally WhitehurstP6-3195R-R321989OAK: 1985-3-65MLB--
    27Bob WickmanP6-1227R-R271992CHA: 1990-2-44MLBAtlanta Braves
    51Bernie WilliamsCF6-2205B-R271991Not draftedMLBNew York Yankees
    29Gerald WilliamsCF-LF6-2187R-R271992NYA: 1987-14-367MLBNew York Mets

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