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2004 NEW YORK YANKEES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Bronx,NY
Team Record:  101-61   .623
Result:   1st in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Joe Torre
General Manager:   Brian Cashman
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium
Attendance:  3,775,292
Payroll:  $184,193,950
Playoffs: Season in progress

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Kevin Brown (39)
Youngest Player:  Dioner Navarro (20)
Longest Tenure:  Bernie Williams (14)
Top Hitter:  Gary Sheffield (6)
Top Pitcher:  Jon Lieber (18)
Top Draft Pick:  Philip Hughes (#23)

Roster Continuity:  39.61%
Top Prospect:   Dioner Navarro
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees10161.623--
Boston9864.6053.0
Baltimore7884.48123.0
Tampa Bay7091.43530.5
Toronto6794.41633.5

TEAM INFORMATION
Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Kevin BrownLos Angeles Dodgers199920057$ 105,000,000$ 15.00m$5m signing bonus
Jose ContrerasNew York Yankees200320064$ 32,000,000$ 8.00mSigned as ameteur from Cuba. $6m signing bonus
Jason GiambiNew York Yankees200220087$ 120,000,000$ 17.14m
Tom GordonNew York Yankees200420052$ 7,250,000$ 3.63m
Felix HerediaNew York Mets200420052$ 3,800,000$ 1.90m
Derek JeterNew York Yankees2001201010$ 189,000,000$ 18.90m$16m signing bonus
Steve KarsayNew York Yankees200220054$ 22,250,000$ 5.56m
Kenny LoftonNew York Yankees200420052$ 6,200,000$ 3.10m
Hideki MatsuiNew York Yankees200320053$ 24,000,000$ 8.00m
Mike MussinaNew York Yankees200120066$ 88,500,000$ 14.75mClub option for 2007 (declined by Yankees)
Jorge PosadaNew York Yankees200320075$ 51,000,000$ 10.20mClub option for 2007 and player option for 2008. $15m signing bonus
Paul QuantrillNew York Yankees200420052$ 6,400,000$ 3.20m
Alex RodriguezTexas Rangers2001201010$ 252,000,000$ 25.20m$10m sigining bonus. Opted out after 2007 season
Gary SheffieldNew York Yankees200420063$ 39,000,000$ 13.00mClub option for 2007
Javier VazquezNew York Yankees200420074$ 45,000,000$ 11.25m
Bernie WilliamsNew York Yankees199920057$ 87,000,000$ 12.43m



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