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1998 NEW YORK YANKEES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Bronx,NY
Team Record:  114-48   .704
Result:   1st in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Joe Torre
General Manager:   Brian Cashman
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium
Attendance:  2,955,193
Payroll:  $63,159,898
Playoffs: Season in progress

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Tim Raines (38)
Youngest Player:  Ryan Bradley (22)
Longest Tenure:  Bernie Williams (8)
Top Hitter:  Derek Jeter (11)
Top Pitcher:  David Wells (3)
Top Draft Pick:  Andy Brown (#24)

Roster Continuity:  68.66%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees11448.704--
Boston9270.56822.0
Toronto8874.54326.0
Baltimore7983.48835.0
Tampa Bay6399.38951.0

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 
Bernie WilliamsCF29$ 8,300,000  9 
David ConeP35$ 6,666,667  22 
Chuck Knoblauch2B29$ 6,000,000  33 
Paul O'NeillRF35$ 5,500,000  40 
David WellsP35$ 4,666,666  78 
Chili DavisOF38$ 4,333,333  85 
Tino Martinez1B30$ 4,300,000  86 
Andy PettitteP26$ 3,800,000   
Hideki IrabuP29$ 2,925,000   
Joe GirardiC33$ 2,850,000   
Scott Brosius3B31$ 2,650,000   
Mike StantonP31$ 1,916,667   
Jeff NelsonP31$ 1,766,667   
Tim RainesLF-OF38$ 1,300,000   
Chad CurtisCF-LF29$ 1,250,000   
Darren HolmesP32$ 1,066,667   
Graeme LloydP31$ 875,000   
Darryl StrawberryRF-OF36$ 875,000   
Luis Sojo2B-SS32$ 800,000   
Dale SveumSS-3B34$ 800,000   
Orlando HernandezP32$ 750,000   
Derek JeterSS24$ 750,000   
Mariano RiveraP28$ 750,000   
Willie BanksP29$ 342,500   
Ramiro MendozaP26$ 275,000   
Jorge PosadaDH26$ 250,000   
Jim BruskeP33$ 200,000   
Joe BorowskiP27$ 188,800   
Homer Bush2B25$ 178,900   
Ryan BradleyP22$ 170,000   
Mike BuddieP27$ 170,000   
Todd ErdosP24$ 170,000   
Mike FiggaC27$ 170,000   
Mike JerzembeckP26$ 170,000   
Ricky LedeeLF-RF24$ 170,000   
Mike Lowell3B24$ 170,000   
Shane SpencerLF-RF26$ 170,000   
Jay TessmerP26$ 170,000   


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