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2002 NEW YORK YANKEES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bronx,NY
Team Record:  103-58   .640
Result:   1st in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Joe Torre
General Manager:   Brian Cashman
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium
Attendance:  3,465,807
Payroll:  $125,928,583
Playoffs:  Lost in 1st Round (Angels)

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Roger Clemens (39)
Youngest Player:  Drew Henson (22)
Longest Tenure:  Bernie Williams (12)
Top Hitter:  Alfonso Soriano (1)
Top Pitcher:  Mike Mussina (5)
Top Draft Pick:  Brandon Weeden (#71)

Roster Continuity:  63.93%
Top Prospect:   Drew Henson
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees10358.640--
Boston9369.57410.5
Toronto7884.48125.5
Baltimore6795.41436.5
Tampa Bay55106.34248.0

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 
Derek JeterSS28$ 14,600,000  7 
Bernie WilliamsCF33$ 12,357,143  14 
Raul MondesiRF-CF31$ 11,000,000  18 
Mike MussinaP33$ 11,000,000  17 
Jason GiambiDH31$ 10,428,571  22 
Roger ClemensP39$ 10,300,000  23 
Andy PettitteP30$ 9,500,000  32 
Mariano RiveraP32$ 9,450,000  34 
Robin Ventura3B34$ 8,500,000  47 
Jorge PosadaDH30$ 7,000,000  79 
Sterling HitchcockP31$ 4,936,719   
Rondell WhiteLF-CF30$ 4,500,000   
Steve KarsayP30$ 4,000,000   
Orlando HernandezP36$ 3,200,000   
Ramiro MendozaP30$ 2,600,000   
Mike StantonP35$ 2,500,000   
Jeff WeaverP25$ 2,350,000   
David WellsP39$ 2,250,000   
Orlando HernandezP36$ 2,050,000   
Gerald WilliamsCF-LF33$ 2,000,000   
John Vander WalRF-LF36$ 1,850,000   
Shane SpencerLF-RF30$ 885,000   
Ron Coomer1B-3B35$ 750,000   
Enrique Wilson2B-SS28$ 720,000   
Alberto CastilloC32$ 650,000   
Alfonso SorianoLF26$ 630,000   
Ted LillyP26$ 237,150   
Randy ChoateP26$ 223,350   
Nick JohnsonDH23$ 220,650   
Jay TessmerP30$ 210,000   
Alex AriasSS-3B34$ 200,000   
Karim GarciaRF-LF26$ 200,000   
Drew Henson3B22$ 200,000   
Adrian HernandezP27$ 200,000   
Brandon KnightP26$ 200,000   
Juan RiveraOF23$ 200,000   
Marcus ThamesLF25$ 200,000   
Mike ThurmanP28$ 200,000   
Chris WidgerC31$ 200,000   


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