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1991 New York Yankees season

1991 New York Yankees
Major League affiliations
Location
  • New York City, New York (since 1903)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) George Steinbrenner
    Robert Nederlander (managing general partner)
    Manager(s) Stump Merrill
    Local television WPIX
    (Phil Rizzuto, Tom Seaver, Bobby Murcer)
    MSG
    (Tony Kubek, Dewayne Staats, Al Trautwig)
    Local radio WABC (AM)
    (John Sterling, Joe Angel)
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    The New York Yankees' 1991 season was the 89th season for the Yankees. The team finished with a record of 71-91 finishing 20 games behind of the Toronto Blue Jays. New York was managed by Stump Merrill. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium.

    Offseason

    • October 5, 1990: Wayne Tolleson was released by the New York Yankees.[1]
    • November 19, 1990: Tim Leary was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Yankees.[2]
    • December 3, 1990: Frank Seminara was drafted by the San Diego Padres from the New York Yankees in the 1990 rule 5 draft.[3]
    • December 31, 1990: Scott Sanderson was purchased by the New York Yankees from the Oakland Athletics.[4]
    • January 13, 1991: Rick Cerone was released by the New York Yankees.[5]
    • March 19, 1991: Torey Lovullo was traded by the Detroit Tigers to the New York Yankees for Mark Leiter.[6]

    Regular season

    • Steve Sax led the Yankees with a .304 batting average, 198 hits, 85 runs, and 38 doubles.
    • April 11, 1991 – Roberto Kelly had 5 RBI in a game versus the Detroit Tigers.
    • June 23, 1991 – Roberto Kelly had 5 hits in a game versus the eventual World Champion Minnesota Twins.

    Season standings

    AL East W L Pct. GB
    Toronto Blue Jays 91 71 .562 --
    Boston Red Sox 84 78 .519 7
    Detroit Tigers 84 78 .519 7
    Milwaukee Brewers 83 79 .512 8
    New York Yankees 71 91 .438 20
    Baltimore Orioles 67 95 .414 34
    Cleveland Indians 57 105 .352 34

    Notable transactions

    • April 1, 1991: Steve Balboni was released by the New York Yankees.[7]
    • April 5, 1991: Scott Lusader was selected off waivers by the New York Yankees from the Detroit Tigers.[8]
    • May 9, 1991: Andy Hawkins was released by the New York Yankees.[9]
    • May 17, 1991: Mike Blowers was traded by the New York Yankees to the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named later and cash. The Seattle Mariners sent Jim Blueberg (minors) (June 22, 1991) to the New York Yankees to complete the trade.[10]
    • May 25, 1991: Andy Pettite was Signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent.[11]

    Draft Picks

    • With the first overall pick in the MLB draft, the New York Yankees selected Brien Taylor. He was a Left Handed Pitcher from Beaufort, North Carolina who competed at East Carteret High School.[12]
      • Notable Draft Picks
    Round Pick Player Position Amateur Club
    5 126 Lyle Mouton OF Louisiana State University
    9 230 Keith Garagozzo LHP University of Delaware
    [12]

    Roster

    1991 New York Yankees
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Other Positions

    Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: 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 Matt Nokes 135 456 122 .268 24 77
    1B Don Mattingly 152 587 169 .288 9 68
    2B Steve Sax 158 652 198 .304 10 56
    3B Pat Kelly 96 298 72 .242 3 23
    SS Álvaro Espinoza 148 480 123 .256 5 33
    LF Mel Hall 141 492 140 .285 19 80
    CF Bernie Williams 85 320 76 .238 3 34
    RF Jesse Barfield 84 284 64 .225 17 48
    DH Kevin Maas 148 500 110 .220 23 63

    Other batters

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

    Starting pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Other pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA
    Relief pitchers
    Player G W L SV ERA SO

    Farm system

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    Level Team League Manager
    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Columbus, Albany-Colonie[13]

    References

    1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/t/tollewa01.shtml
    2. ^ Tim Leary Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
    3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/seminfr01.shtml
    4. ^ Scott Sanderson Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
    5. ^ Rick Cerone Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
    6. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/l/lovulto01.shtml
    7. ^ Steve Balboni Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
    8. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/l/lusadsc01.shtml
    9. ^ Andy Hawkins Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
    10. ^ Mike Blowers Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
    11. ^ Andy Pettitte Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
    12. ^ a b Baseball Draft: 1991 Yankees Picks in the June Draft - Baseball-Reference.com
    13. ^ 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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