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1997 NEW YORK YANKEES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bronx,NY
Team Record:  96-66   .593
Result:   2nd in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Joe Torre
General Manager:   Bob Watson
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium
Attendance:  2,580,325
Payroll:  $59,148,877
Playoffs:  Lost in 1st Round (Indians)

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Wade Boggs (39)
Youngest Player:  Derek Jeter (23)
Longest Tenure:  Bernie Williams, Pat Kelly (7)
Top Hitter:  Tino Martinez (4)
Top Pitcher:  Andy Pettitte (4)
Top Draft Pick:  Tyrell Godwin (#24)

Roster Continuity:  67.78%
Top Prospect:   Ruben Rivera
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Baltimore9864.605--
NY Yankees9666.5932.0
Detroit7983.48819.0
Boston7884.48120.0
Toronto7686.46922.0

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