YANKEE HISTORY
DATA
Team Founded: 1901 Team History: 1901-02 - Baltimore Orioles 1903-12 - New York Highlanders 1913-Present - New York Yankees Team Colors: Red, White & Blue and Grey (Road) Derivative : Known as the Highlanders for a time after Hilltop Park in Washington Heights where they played most of their games. However, it was later changed to the Yankees by a sportswriter, Mark Roth, who began dubbing them the Yankees in print.

Mailing & Stadium Address:

New York Yankees
Yankee Stadium
Bronx, NY 10451
(718) - 293-4300
E-Mail Address - Yanksmag@aol.com
The Cathedral Specs
Opened: April 18, 1923
First Official Game: April 22, 1923, 4-1 win over Boston Red Sox
Stadium Capacity: 55,070
Surface: Natural Grass
Dimmensions:
* Home to Left Field Foul Pole - 318 Feet
* Home to Left-Center Field - 399 Feet
* Home to Center Field - 408 Feet
* Home to Right-Center Field - 385 Feet
* Home to Right Field Foul Pole - 314 Feet
* Height of Outfield Walls - 8 Feet (Left field foul pole)
7 Feet (Left field to right-center)
9 Feet (Right field)
10 Feet (Right field foul pole)
Ground Rules:
- The Foul poles are outside the field of play.
- Any batted ball hitting a foul pole above the fence line is a home
run.
- Bat racks are within the dugout.
- Any thrown ball hitting the dugout railing or foundation and
rebounding on field is in play.
- Any ball going into the dugout or hitting other parts of dugout
is out of play.

Franchise History
Year Team
1913-present New York Yankees (AL)
1903-1912 New York Highlanders (AL)
1901-1902 Baltimore Orioles (AL)
Stadium History
Year Stadium Capacity
1976-present Yankee Stadium II 57,746
1974-1975 Shea Stadium 55,101
1923-1973 Yankee Stadium 67,224
1913-1922 Polo Grounds II 38,000
1903-1912 Hilltop Park na
1901-1902 Oriole Park (Baltimore) na
Championship History
Post Season Play Championships
World Series Champions 26 - 1923, 1927, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1941, 1943, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1956, 1958, 1961, 1962, 1977, 1978, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000
League Champions 39 - 1921(AL), 1922(AL), 1923(AL), 1926(AL), 1927(AL), 1928(AL), 1932(AL), 1936(AL), 1937(AL), 1938(AL), 1939(AL), 1941(AL), 1942(AL), 1943(AL), 1947(AL), 1949(AL), 1950(AL), 1951(AL), 1952(AL), 1953(AL), 1955(AL), 1956(AL), 1957(AL), 1958(AL), 1960(AL), 1961(AL), 1962(AL), 1963(AL), 1964(AL), 1976(AL), 1977(AL), 1978(AL), 1981(AL), 1996(AL), 1998(AL), 1999(AL), 2000(AL), 2001(AL), 2003(AL)
Division Champions 13 - 1976(AL East), 1977(AL East), 1978(AL East), 1980(AL East), 1981(AL East), 1994(AL East), 1996(AL East), 1998(AL East), 1999(AL East), 2000(AL East), 2001(AL East), 2002(AL East), 2003(AL East)
Wild-Card 2 - 1995(AL), 1997(AL)
Retired Numbers
Num Player
1 Billy Martin
3 Babe Ruth
4 Lou Gehrig
5 Joe DiMaggio
7 Mickey Mantle
8 Yogi Berra & Bill Dickey
9 Roger Maris
10 Phil Rizzuto
15 Thurman Munson
16 Whitey Ford
23 Don Mattingly
32 Elston Howard
37 Casey Stengel
44 Reggie Jackson
Presidential History
Year President
1993-present George M. Steinbrenner
1992 Daniel McCarthy
1990-1991 Robert Nederlander
1980-1990 George M. Steinbrenner
1978-1980 Albert L. Rosen
1973-1977 Gabriel H. Paul
1966-1973 Michael Burke
1948-1966 Daniel R. Topping
1945-1947 Leland S. MacPhail
1939-1944 Edward G. Barrow
1915-1938 Jacob Ruppert
1907-1914 Frank J. Farrell
1903-1906 Joseph W. Gordon
1902 John J. Mahon
1901 Sidney W. Frank
Year-by-Year Results
Year W-L Pct. Finish
2003 101-61 .623 1st
2002 103-58 .640 1st
2001 95-65 .594 1st
2000 87-74 .540 1st
1999 98-64 .605 1st
1998 114-48 .703 1st
1997 96-66 .593 2nd
1996 92-70 .568 1st
1995 79-65 .549 2nd
1994 70-43 .619 1st
1993 88-74 .543 2nd
1992 78-86 .469 t4th
1991 71-91 .438 5th
1990 67-95 .414 7th
1989 74-87 .460 5th
1988 85-76 .530 5th
1987 89-73 .549 4th
1986 90-72 .556 2nd
1985 97-64 .602 2nd
1984 87-75 .537 3rd
1983 91-71 .562 3rd
1982 79-83 .488 5th
1981 59-48 .551 3rd
1980 103-59 .636 1st
1979 89-71 .556 4th
1978 100-63 .613 1st
1977 100-62 .617 1st
1976 97-62 .610 1st
1975 83-77 .519 3rd
1974 89-73 .549 2nd
1973 80-82 .494 4th
1972 79-76 .510 4th
1971 82-80 .506 4th
1970 93-69 .574 2nd
1969 80-81 .497 5th
1968 83-79 .512 5th
1967 72-90 .444 9th
1966 70-89 .440 10th
1965 77-85 .475 6th
1964 99-63 .611 1st
1963 104-57 .646 1st
1962 96-66 .593 1st
1961 109-53 .673 1st
1960 97-57 .630 1st
1959 79-75 .513 3rd
1958 92-62 .597 1st
1957 98-56 .636 1st
1956 97-57 .630 1st
1955 96-58 .623 1st
1954 103-51 .669 2nd
1953 99-52 .656 1st
1952 95-59 .617 1st
1951 98-56 .636 1st
1950 98-56 .636 1st
1949 97-57 .630 1st
1948 94-60 .610 3rd
1947 97-57 .630 1st
1946 87-67 .565 3rd
1945 81-71 .533 4th
1944 83-71 .539 3rd
1943 98-56 .636 1st
1942 103-51 .669 1st
1941 101-53 .656 1st
1940 88-66 .571 3rd
1939 106-45 .702 1st
1938 99-53 .651 1st
1937 102-52 .662 1st
1936 102-51 .000 1st
1935 89-60 .597 2nd
1934 94-60 .610 2nd
1933 91-59 .607 2nd
1932 107-47 .695 1st
1931 94-59 .614 2nd
1930 86-68 .558 3rd
1929 88-66 .571 2nd
1928 101-53 .656 1st
1927 110-44 .714 1st
1926 91-63 .591 1st
1925 69-85 .448 7th
1924 89-63 .586 2nd
1923 98-54 .645 1st
1922 94-60 .610 1st
1921 98-55 .641 1st
1920 95-59 .617 3rd
1919 80-59 .576 3rd
1918 60-63 .488 4th
1917 71-82 .464 6th
1916 80-74 .519 4th
1915 69-83 .454 5th
1914 70-84 .455 t6th
1913 57-94 .377 7th
1912 50-102 .329 8th
1911 76-76 .500 6th
1910 88-63 .583 2nd
1909 74-77 .490 5th
1908 51-103 .331 8th
1907 70-78 .473 5th
1906 90-61 .596 2nd
1905 71-78 .477 6th
1904 92-59 .609 2nd
1903 72-62 .537 4th
1902 50-88 .362 8th
1901 68-65 .511 5th
Managerial History
Year Manager
1996-present Joe Torre
1992-1995 Buck Showalter
1990-1991 Stump Merrill
1989-1990 Bucky Dent
1989 Dallas Green
1988 Billy Martin
1986-1988 Lou Pinella
1985 Billy Martin
1984-1985 Yogi Berra
1983 Billy Martin
1982 Clyde King
1982 Gene Michael
1981-1982 Bob Lemon
1981 Gene Michael
1980 Dick Howser
1979 Billy Martin
1978-1979 Bob Lemon
1975-1978 Billy Martin
1974-1975 Bill Virdon
1966-1973 Ralph Houk
1965-1966 Johnny Keane
1964 Yogi Berra
1961-1963 Ralph Houk
1949-1960 Casey Stengel
1947-1948 Bucky Harris
1946 Johnny Neun
1946 Bill Dickey
1931-1946 Joe McCarthy
1930 Bob Shawkey
1929 Art Fletcher
1918-1929 Miller Huggins
1915-1917 Bill Donovan
1914 Roger Peckinpaugh
1913-1914 Frank Chance
1912 Harry Wolverton
1910-1911 Hal Chase
1909-1910 George Stallings
1908 Kid Elberfeld
1903-1908 Clark Griffith
1902 Wilbert Robinson
1901-1902 John McGraw

Yankees in the Hall of Fame: (40)

1936 - Babe Ruth
1939 - Lou Gehrig, Willie Keeler
1945 - Clark Griffith
1946 - Frank Chance, Jack Chesbro
1948 - Herb Pennock
1952 - Paul Waner
1953 - Edward G. Barrow
1954 - Bill Dickey
1955 - "Home Run" Baker, Joe DiMaggio, Dazzy Vance
1957 - Joe McCarthy
1962 - Bill McKechnie
1964 - Burleigh Grimes, Miller Huggins
1966 - Casey Stengel
1967 - Branch Rickey, Red Ruffing, Stan Coveleski
1969 - Waite Hoyt
1970 - Earl Combs, George M. Weiss
1971 - Yogi Berra
1972 - Lefty Gomez
1974 - Mickey Mantle, Whitey Ford
1975 - Bucky Harris
1977 - Joe Sewell
1978 - Larry MacPhail
1981 - Johnny Mize
1985 - Enos Slaughter
1987 - Jim "Catfish" Hunter
1991 - Gaylord Perry, Tony Lazzeri
1993 - Reggie Jackson
1994 - Phil Rizzuto
1997 - Phil Niekro
2001 - Dave Winfield
AL Most Valuable Player
1923 - Babe Ruth 1927 - Lou Gehrig 1936 - Lou Gehrig 1939 - Joe DiMaggio 1941 - Joe DiMaggio 1942 - Joe Gordon 1943 - Spud Chandler 1947 - Joe DiMaggio 1950 - Phil Rizzuto 1951 - Yogi Berra 1954 - Yogi Berra 1955 - Yogi Berra 1956 - Mickey Mantle 1957 - Mickey Mantle 1960 - Roger Maris 1961 - Roger Maris 1962 - Mickey Mantle 1963 - Elston Howard 1976 - Thurman Munson 1985 - Don Mattingly
AL Cy Young Award
1958 - Bob Turley
1961 - Whitey Ford
1977 - Sparky Lyle
1978 - Ron Guidry
2001 - Roger Clemens
Rookie of the Year
1951 - Gil McDougald 1954 - Bob Grim 1957 - Tony Kubek 1962 - Tom Tresh 1968 - Stan Bahnsen 1970 - Thurman Munson 1981 - Dave Righetti 1996 - Derek Jeter
Manager of the Year
1994 - Buck Showalter
1996 - Joe Torre (t-Johnny Oates) 1998 - Joe Torre

Baseball Almanac's

New York Yankees

Franchise Facts At-A-Glance

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Year-by-Year Team STATISTICS

Baltimore Orioles

Team Hitting Statistics

 

Team Pitching Statistics

New York Highlanders

Team Hitting Statistics

 

Team Pitching Statistics

New York Yankees

Team Hitting Statistics

 

Team Pitching Statistics

Attendance Analysis

Baltimore Orioles

Standings & Managers

Team-vs-Team Wins & Losses

New York Highlanders

The Pinstripe Press

Standings & Managers

Yankees' Quotations

New York Yankees

Yankees' Captains

Standings & Managers


YANKEES ALL TIME ROSTER

 

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