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2006 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 97-65 .599
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 930-767 + 163
Roster Continuity 65.91% 13/30
Manager(s): Joe Torre
General Manager: Brian Cashman
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Payroll: $ 194,663,079 1/30
Attendance: 4,248,067 1/30
Playoffs: Lost ALDS (Tigers)
Top Draft Pick: Ian Kennedy (#21) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Lee Mazzilli
Bullpen Coach: Joe Kerrigan
First Base Coach: Tony Pena
Hitting Coach: Don Mattingly
Pitching Coach: Ron Guidry
Third Base Coach: Larry Bowa

#1 Draft Picks

Alex Rodriguez (#1), Derek Jeter (#6), Gary Sheffield (#6), Jaret Wright (#10), Ron Villone (#14), Mike Mussina (#20), Terrence Long (#20), Mike Mussina (#20), Bubba Crosby (#23), Johnny Damon (#35)
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 2006 New York Yankees season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    53Bobby AbreuLF6-0197L-R321996UDFAMLB-Retired
    38T.J. BeamP6-7215R-R252006NYA: 2003-10-304MLB--
    58Colter BeanP6-6255R-R292005Not draftedMLB--
    33Brian BruneyP6-3230R-R242004ARI: 2000-12-369MLB-Free Agent
    28Melky CabreraLF5-11170B-L212005UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    14Miguel Cairo1B-3B6-1160R-R321996Not draftedMLB-Retired
    63Andy CannizaroSS5-10170R-R272006NYA: 2001-7-215MLB--
    22Robinson Cano2B6-0172L-R232005UDFAMLBSeattle MarinersMLB-Active
    39Shawn ChaconP6-3212R-R282001COL: 1996-3-86MLB--
    19Bubba CrosbyRF-LF5-11185L-L292003LAN: 1998-1-23MLB--
    18Johnny DamonLF6-2190L-L321995KCA: 1992-1-35MLB-Free Agent
    29Octavio DotelP6-0175R-R301999UDFAMLB-Retired
    46Scott EricksonP6-4230R-R381990MIN: 1989-4-112MLB--
    48Kyle FarnsworthP6-4215R-R301999CHN: 1994-47-1290MLBHouston AstrosMinors
    26Sal FasanoC6-2230R-R341996KCA: 1993-37-1029MLB--
    25Jason GiambiDH6-3235L-R351995OAK: 1992-2-58MLB-Retired
    17Nick GreenSS-2B6-0180R-R272004ATL: 1998-32-971MLB-Free Agent
    46Aaron GuielRF-LF5-10200L-R332002CAL: 1992-21-580MLB--
    62Sean HennP6-5200R-L252005NYA: 2000-26-788MLB-Free Agent
    2Derek JeterSS6-3195R-R321995NYA: 1992-1-6MLB-Retired
    41Randy JohnsonP6-10230R-L421988MON: 1985-2-36MLB--
    58Jeff KarstensP6-3170R-R232006NYA: 2003-19-574MLB-Retired
    30Cory LidleP5-11180R-R341997Not draftedMLB--
    26Terrence LongCF-LF6-1190L-L301999NYN: 1994-1-20MLB--
    55Hideki MatsuiLF-DH6-2210L-R322003Not draftedMLBNew York YankeesRetired
    35Mike MussinaP6-2183B-R371991BAL: 1990-1-20MLB--
    36Mike MyersP6-4214L-L371995SFN: 1990-4-122MLB--
    60Wil NievesC5-11190R-R282002SDN: 1995-47-1286MLB-Free Agent
    12Andy Phillips3B6-0205R-R292004NYA: 1999-7-231MLB--
    24Sidney PonsonP6-1225R-R291998Not draftedMLB--
    20Jorge PosadaDH6-2205B-R341996NYA: 1990-24-646MLB--
    43Scott ProctorP6-1198R-R292004LAN: 1998-5-156MLB-Retired
    61Darrell RasnerP6-3210R-R252005MON: 2002-2-46MLB--
    27Kevin ReeseOF5-11195L-L282005SDN: 2000-27-799MLB--
    42Mariano RiveraP6-2170R-R361995UDFAMLB-Retired
    13Alex Rodriguez3B6-3195R-R301994SEA: 1993-1-1MLB-Free Agent
    11Gary SheffieldRF-OF5-11205R-R371988MIL: 1986-1-6MLB--
    31Aaron SmallP6-5225R-R341994TOR: 1989-22-575MLB--
    30Matt SmithP6-5225L-L272006NYA: 2000-4-128MLB--
    33Kelly StinnettC5-11195R-R361994CLE: 1989-11-281MLB--
    56Tanyon SturtzeP6-5205R-R351995OAK: 1990-23-636MLB--
    27Kevin ThompsonSS-3B5-10180R-R262006NYA: 1999-31-951MLB--
    31Jose VerasP6-5230R-R252006Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    47Ron VilloneP6-3237L-L361995SEA: 1992-1-14MLB--
    40Chien-Ming WangP6-3230R-R262005UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    51Bernie WilliamsCF6-2205B-R371991Not draftedMLB--
    38Craig WilsonRF-1B6-2217R-R292001TOR: 1995-2-47MLB--
    39Kris WilsonP6-3225R-R292000KCA: 1997-9-271MLB--
    34Jaret WrightP6-2230R-R301997CLE: 1994-1-10MLB--

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