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1988 New York Yankees season

1988 New York Yankees
Major League affiliations
Location
  • New York City, New York (since 1903)
  • 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

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    Level Team League Manager

    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Albany-Colonie, Oneonta, GCL Yankees[16]

    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

    External links