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2002 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 103-58 .640
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 897-697 + 200
Roster Continuity 63.93% 16/30
Manager(s): Joe Torre
General Manager: Brian Cashman
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Payroll: $ 125,928,583 1/30
Attendance: 3,465,807 2/30
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round (Angels)
Top Draft Pick: Brandon Weeden (#71) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Tom Nieto
Bench Coach: Don Zimmer
Bullpen Coach: Rich Monteleone
First Base Coach: Lee Mazzilli
Hitting Coach: Rick Down
Pitching Coach: Mel Stottlemyre
Third Base Coach: Willie Randolph

#1 Draft Picks

Derek Jeter (#6), Robin Ventura (#10), Jeff Weaver (#14), Roger Clemens (#19), Mike Mussina (#20), Steve Karsay (#22), Rondell White (#24), Mike Thurman (#31)
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 2002 New York Yankees season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    17Alex AriasSS-3B6-3202R-R341992CHN: 1987-3-62MLB--
    45Alberto CastilloC6-0185R-R321995Not draftedMLB--
    38Randy ChoateP6-3180L-L262000NYA: 1997-5-169MLB-Retired
    22Roger ClemensP6-4230R-R391984BOS: 1983-1-19MLB--
    39Ron Coomer1B-3B5-11206R-R351995OAK: 1987-14-355MLB--
    57Karim GarciaRF-LF6-0172L-L261995Not draftedMLB--
    25Jason GiambiDH6-3235L-R311995OAK: 1992-2-58MLB-Retired
    57Drew Henson3B6-5222R-R222002NYA: 1998-3-97MLB--
    65Adrian HernandezP6-2185R-R272001Not draftedMLB--
    26Orlando HernandezP6-2190R-R361998Not draftedMLB--
    41Sterling HitchcockP6-1192L-L311992NYA: 1989-9-233MLB--
    2Derek JeterSS6-3195R-R281995NYA: 1992-1-6MLB-Retired
    36Nick JohnsonDH6-3195L-L232001NYA: 1996-3-89MLB-Retired
    31Steve KarsayP6-3205R-R301993TOR: 1990-1-22MLB--
    48Brandon KnightP6-0170L-R262001TEX: 1995-14-374MLB--
    43,45Ted LillyP6-0185L-L261999LAN: 1996-23-688MLB-Retired
    55Ramiro MendozaP6-2155R-R301996Not draftedMLB--
    43Raul MondesiRF-CF5-11215R-R311993UDFAMLB--
    35Mike MussinaP6-2183B-R331991BAL: 1990-1-20MLB--
    46Andy PettitteP6-5225L-L301995NYA: 1990-22-594MLB-Free Agent
    20Jorge PosadaDH6-2205B-R301996NYA: 1990-24-646MLB--
    59Juan RiveraOF6-2170R-R232001UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    42Mariano RiveraP6-2170R-R321995UDFAMLB-Retired
    12Alfonso SorianoLF6-1160R-R261999UDFAMLB-Retired
    47Shane SpencerLF-RF5-11210R-R301998NYA: 1990-28-750MLB--
    29Mike StantonP6-1215L-L351989ATL: 1987-13-324MLB-Free Agent
    48Jay TessmerP6-3190R-R301998NYA: 1995-19-534MLB--
    18Marcus ThamesLF6-2205R-R252002NYA: 1996-30-899MLB--
    53Mike ThurmanP6-5210R-R281997MON: 1994-1-31MLB--
    28John Vander WalRF-LF6-2197L-L361991MON: 1987-3-70MLB--
    19Robin Ventura3B6-1198L-R341989CHA: 1988-1-10MLB--
    18Jeff WeaverP6-5200R-R251999DET: 1998-1-14MLB--
    33David WellsP6-4235L-L391987TOR: 1982-2-30MLB--
    27Rondell WhiteLF-CF6-0210R-R301993MON: 1990-1-24MLB--
    11Chris WidgerC6-2215R-R311995SEA: 1992-3-82MLB--
    51Bernie WilliamsCF6-2205B-R331991Not draftedMLB--
    17Gerald WilliamsCF-LF6-2187R-R331992NYA: 1987-14-367MLB--
    14Enrique Wilson2B-SS5-11160B-R281997UDFAMLB--

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