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1998 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 114-48 .704
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 965-655 + 310
Roster Continuity 68.66% 7/28
Manager(s): Joe Torre
General Manager: Bob Watson (1998-02-02), Brian Cashman
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Payroll: $ 63,159,898 2/30
Attendance: 2,955,193 8/30
Playoffs: Won World Series (Padres)
Top Draft Pick: Andy Brown (#24) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Gary Tuck
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), Willie Banks (#3), Derek Jeter (#6), Tino Martinez (#14), Dale Sveum (#25), Chuck Knoblauch (#25), Ryan Bradley (#40)
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 1998 New York Yankees season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    13Willie BanksP6-1202R-R291991MIN: 1987-1-3MLB--
    57Joe BorowskiP6-2225R-R271995CHA: 1989-32-823MLB--
    59Ryan BradleyP6-4226R-R221998NYA: 1997-1-40MLB--
    18Scott Brosius3B6-1202R-R311991OAK: 1987-20-511MLB--
    61Jim BruskeP6-1185R-R331995CLE: 1986-1-6MLB--
    52Mike BuddieP6-3210R-R271998NYA: 1992-4-102MLB--
    22Homer Bush2B5-10180R-R251997SDN: 1991-7-185MLB--
    36David ConeP6-1190L-R351986KCA: 1981-3-74MLB--
    28Chad CurtisCF-LF5-10185R-R291992CAL: 1989-45-1157MLB--
    45Chili DavisOF6-3210B-R381981SFN: 1977-11-270MLB--
    54Todd ErdosP6-1190R-R241997SDN: 1992-9-253MLB--
    13Mike FiggaC6-0200R-R271997NYA: 1989-44-1140MLB--
    25Joe GirardiC5-11200R-R331989CHN: 1986-5-116MLB--
    26Orlando HernandezP6-2190R-R321998Not draftedMLB--
    40Darren HolmesP6-0199R-R321990LAN: 1984-16-415MLB--
    14Hideki IrabuP6-4240R-R291997Not draftedMLB--
    58Mike JerzembeckP6-1185R-R261998NYA: 1993-5-141MLB--
    2Derek JeterSS6-3195R-R241995NYA: 1992-1-6MLB-Retired
    11Chuck Knoblauch2B5-9170R-R291991MIN: 1989-1-25MLB--
    38Ricky LedeeLF-RF6-1160L-L241998NYA: 1990-16-435MLB--
    27Graeme LloydP6-7234L-L311993Not draftedMLB--
    60Mike Lowell3B6-4205R-R241998NYA: 1995-20-562MLB--
    24Tino Martinez1B6-2210L-R301990SEA: 1988-1-14MLB--
    55Ramiro MendozaP6-2155R-R261996Not draftedMLB--
    43Jeff NelsonP6-8225R-R311992LAN: 1984-22-569MLB--
    21Paul O'NeillRF6-4215L-L351985CIN: 1981-4-93MLB--
    46Andy PettitteP6-5225L-L261995NYA: 1990-22-594MLB-Free Agent
    20Jorge PosadaDH6-2205B-R261996NYA: 1990-24-646MLB--
    31Tim RainesLF-OF5-8186B-R381979MON: 1977-5-106MLB--
    42Mariano RiveraP6-2170R-R281995UDFAMLB-Retired
    19Luis Sojo2B-SS5-11175R-R321990Not draftedMLB--
    47Shane SpencerLF-RF5-11210R-R261998NYA: 1990-28-750MLB--
    29Mike StantonP6-1215L-L311989ATL: 1987-13-324MLB-Free Agent
    39Darryl StrawberryRF-OF6-6215L-L361983NYN: 1980-1-1MLB--
    17Dale SveumSS-3B6-2212B-R341986MIL: 1982-1-25MLB--
    62Jay TessmerP6-3190R-R261998NYA: 1995-19-534MLB--
    33David WellsP6-4235L-L351987TOR: 1982-2-30MLB--
    51Bernie WilliamsCF6-2205B-R291991Not draftedMLB--

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