1988 New York Yankees season

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1988 New York Yankees
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) George Steinbrenner
Manager(s) Lou Piniella
Billy Martin
Local television WPIX
(Phil Rizzuto, Bill White)
SportsChannel NY
(Ken Harrelson, Bobby Murcer, Mickey Mantle)
Local radio WABC (AM)
(Hank Greenwald, Tommy Hutton)
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The New York Yankees' 1988 season was the 86th season for the Yankees. The team finished with a record of 85-76, finishing in fifth place, 3.5 games behind the Boston Red Sox. New York was managed by Lou Piniella and Billy Martin, with the latter managing the team for the fifth and final time. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium.

Offseason

Regular season

Opening Day Starters

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB
Boston Red Sox 89 73 .549    --
Detroit Tigers 88 74 .543   1.0
Milwaukee Brewers 87 75 .537   2.0
Toronto Blue Jays 87 75 .537   2.0
New York Yankees 85 76 .528   3.5
Cleveland Indians 78 84 .481 11.0
Baltimore Orioles 54 107 .335 34.5


Notable transactions

Roster

1988 New York Yankees
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Don Slaught 97 322 91 .283 9 43
1B Don Mattingly 144 599 186 .311 18 88
2B Willie Randolph 110 404 93 .230 2 34
3B Mike Pagliarulo 125 444 96 .216 15 67
SS Rafael Santana 148 480 115 .240 4 38
LF Rickey Henderson 140 554 169 .305 6 50
CF Claudell Washington 126 455 140 .308 11 64
RF Dave Winfield 149 559 180 .322 25 107
DH Jack Clark 150 496 120 .242 27 93

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Claudell Washington 126 455 140 .308 11 64

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Tommy John 35 176.1 9 8 4.49 81
Rick Rhoden 30 197 12 12 4.29 94
John Candelaria 25 157 13 7 3.38 121

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Lee Guetterman 20 40.2 1 2 4.65 15

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Dave Righetti 60 5 4 25 3.52 70
Hipólito Peña 16 1 1 0 3.14 10

Awards and records

  • Rickey Henderson, Yankees Single Season Record, Stolen Bases in a Season (93 in 1988)

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Columbus Clippers International League Bucky Dent
AA Albany-Colonie Yankees Eastern League Tommy Jones and Stump Merrill
A Prince William Cannons Carolina League Wally Moon and Gene Tenace
A Fort Lauderdale Yankees Florida State League Buck Showalter
Short-Season A Oneonta Yankees New York-Penn League Gary Allenson
Rookie GCL Yankees Gulf Coast League Brian Butterfield

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Albany-Colonie, Oneonta, GCL Yankees16

References

  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/sakatle01.shtml
  2. ^ Rafael Santana page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/b/bordiri01.shtml
  4. ^ Steve Trout page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ John Candelaria page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Hipólito Peña page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Rick Cerone page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/r/roystje01.shtml
  9. ^ a b Chris Chambliss page at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Andy Cook page at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/seminfr01.shtml
  12. ^ Deion Sanders page at Baseball Reference
  13. ^ "Luis Aguayo". Baseball Reference. Archived from the original on June 14, 2010. Retrieved June 21, 2010. 
  14. ^ Ken Phelps page at Baseball Reference
  15. ^ Dale Mohorcic page at Baseball Reference
  16. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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