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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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
62Willie BanksPMLB6-1202RightRight2/27/196928Jersey City,New Jersey198713MIN

41Brian BoehringerPMLB6-2190BothRight1/8/197027St. Louis,Missouri19914125CHW
12Wade Boggs3BMLB6-2197LeftRight6/15/195839Omaha,Nebraska19767166BOS
52Joe BorowskiPMLB6-2225RightRight5/4/197126Bayonne,New Jersey198932821CHW
38Homer Bush2BMLB5-10180RightRight11/12/197224East St. Louis,Illinois19917186SD
36David ConePMLB6-1190LeftRight1/2/196334Kansas City,Missouri1981374KC
47Ivan Cruz1BMLB6-2219LeftLeft5/3/196829Fajardo,Puerto Rico198928730DET
28Chad CurtisCF-LFMLB5-10185RightRight11/6/196828Marion,Indiana1989451155CAL
18Mariano Duncan2B-SSMLB6-0185RightRight3/13/196334San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1982UDFA LAD
45Cecil Fielder1BMLB6-3240RightRight9/21/196333Los Angeles,California1982467KC
63Mike FiggaCMLB6-0200RightRight7/31/197026Tampa,Florida1989441138NYY
18,26Andy Fox2B-SSMLB6-4205LeftRight1/12/197126Sacramento,California1989245NYY
25Joe GirardiCMLB5-11200RightRight10/14/196432Peoria,Illinois19865116CHC
11Dwight GoodenPMLB6-3210RightRight11/16/196432Tampa,Florida198215NYM
13Charlie Hayes3BMLB6-0215RightRight5/29/196532Hattiesburg,Mississippi1983496SF
52Pete IncavigliaLFMLB6-1230RightRight4/2/196433Pebble Beach,California198518MTL
35Hideki IrabuPMLB6-4240RightRight5/5/196928Hyogo,Japan1997UDFA SD
2Derek JeterSSMLB6-3195RightRight6/26/197423Pequannock,New Jersey199216NYY
14Pat Kelly2BMLB6-0182RightRight10/14/196729Philadelphia,Pennsylvania19889235NYY
27Graeme LloydPMLB6-7234LeftLeft4/9/196730Geelong,Australia1988UDFA TOR
24Tino Martinez1BMLB6-2210LeftRight12/7/196729Tampa,Florida1988114SEA
54Jim MecirPMLB6-1195BothRight5/16/197027Queens,New York1991385SEA
55Ramiro MendozaPMLB6-2155RightRight6/15/197225Los Santos,Panama1991UDFA NYY
43Jeff NelsonPMLB6-8225RightRight11/17/196630Baltimore,Maryland198422569LAD
21Paul O'NeillRFMLB6-4215LeftLeft2/25/196334Columbus,Ohio1981493CIN
46Andy PettittePMLB6-5225LeftLeft6/15/197225Baton Rouge,Louisiana1991UDFA NYY
20,22Jorge PosadaDHMLB6-2205BothRight8/17/197125Santurce,Puerto Rico199024629NYY
38Scott PoseLF-RFMLB5-11180LeftRight2/11/196730Davenport,Iowa198934885CIN
31Tim RainesLF-OFMLB5-8186BothRight9/16/195937Sanford,Florida19775106MTL
63Danny RiosPMLB6-2192RightRight11/11/197224Madrid,Spain1990721437NYY
42Mariano RiveraPMLB6-2170RightRight11/29/196927Panama City,Panama1990UDFA NYY
17Kenny RogersPMLB6-1205LeftLeft11/10/196432Plant City,Florida198239815TEX
26Rey SanchezSS-2BMLB5-9175RightRight10/5/196729Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico198613319TEX
19Luis Sojo2B-SSMLB5-11175RightRight1/3/196631Caracas,Venezuela1986UDFA TOR
20Mike StanleyC-1BMLB6-0190RightRight6/25/196334Fort Lauderdale,Florida198516395TEX
29Mike StantonPMLB6-1215LeftLeft6/2/196730Houston,Texas198713323ATL
39Darryl StrawberryRF-OFMLB6-6215LeftLeft3/12/196235Los Angeles,California198011NYM
52Dave WeathersPMLB6-3230RightRight9/25/196927Lawrenceburg,Tennessee1988382TOR
33David WellsPMLB6-4235LeftLeft5/20/196334Torrance,California1982230TOR
22Mark WhitenRF-LFMLB6-3235BothRight11/25/196630Pensacola,Florida19865130TOR
51Bernie WilliamsCFMLB6-2205BothRight9/13/196828San Juan,Puerto Rico1985UDFA NYY
Team PersonnelPosition 
Joe ArnoldScout 
Brian ButterfieldMinor League Roving Infield Instructor 
Jose CardenalFirst Base Coach 
Rick CeroneBroadcaster 
Chris ChamblissHitting Coach 
Tony CloningerBullpen Coach 
Bob DidierAdvance Scout 
Dick GrochScout 
Jim KaatBroadcaster 
Michael KayBroadcaster 
Victor MataScout 
Bobby MurcerBroadcaster 
Willie RandolphThird Base Coach 
Ken SingletonBroadcaster 
John SterlingBroadcaster 
Mel StottlemyrePitching Coach 
Joe TorreManager 
Al TrautwigBroadcaster 
Gary TuckAssistant Coach 
Reggie WallerScout 
Bob WatsonGeneral Manager 
Don ZimmerBench Coach 


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