1989 New York Yankees Roster

The 1989 New York Yankees team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1989 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1989 New York Yankees Opening Day starters list, a 1989 New York Yankees salary list, a 1989 New York Yankees uniform number breakdown and a 1989 New York Yankees primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1989 New York Yankees

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Complete Roster

6-03
214
Left
Left
1962-02-27
6-07
232
Left
Left
1953-11-06
6-04
210
Left
Left
1960-03-03
6-00
185
Right
Right
1963-01-06
6-00
204
Right
Right
1959-01-10
6-03
205
Right
Right
1966-07-05
6-03
217
Right
Right
1951-07-05
6-08
227
Left
Left
1958-11-22
6-03
223
Right
Right
1960-01-21
6-03
185
Left
Right
1943-05-22
6-02
190
Right
Right
1964-04-20
6-03
215
Left
Left
1959-07-29
6-03
220
Left
Left
1965-10-23
6-01
218
Right
Both
1964-03-08
6-05
220
Left
Left
1964-11-09
6-03
220
Right
Right
1956-01-25
6-01
190
Right
Right
1958-12-18
6-01
185
Right
Right
1962-12-19
6-05
217
Right
Right
1963-09-03
6-03
198
Left
Left
1958-11-28
6-03
225
Right
Right
1962-09-27
6-02
205
Right
Left
1958-05-11
6-03
220
Right
Right
1961-04-09
6-03
221
Right
Right
1961-09-22
6-04
200
Right
Left
1954-10-22
6-01
190
Right
Right
1958-09-11
6-02
210
Right
Right
1965-04-24
5-10
170
Right
Right
1953-08-10
6-00
181
Right
Right
1962-02-19
6-01
180
Right
Right
1960-10-18
6-00
175
Left
Left
1961-04-20
6-03
212
Right
Right
1967-06-23
6-02
195
Right
Left
1960-03-15
5-11
185
Right
Right
1960-01-29
5-09
160
Right
Both
1955-11-22
6-00
200
Right
Right
1962-11-24
6-01
205
Right
Right
1959-10-29
5-11
185
Right
Right
1960-01-10
6-01
205
Left
Left
1960-09-16
5-10
195
Left
Right
1958-12-25
5-11
175
Right
Both
1962-12-04
6-02
192
Right
Right
1964-10-01
6-01
160
Right
Both
1965-08-18
6-04
215
Left
Left
1965-04-09
5-08
152
Left
Left
1963-10-12
6-01
195
Left
Left
1967-08-09
6-02
202
Right
Right
1953-12-06
6-03
225
Right
Right
1957-01-16
6-01
209
Left
Left
1954-08-06
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The 1989 New York Yankees played 161 games during the regular season, won 74 games, lost 87 games, and finished in fifth position. They played their home games at Yankee Stadium (Park Factors: 99/100) where 2,170,485 fans witnessed their 1989 Yankees finish the season with a .460 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1989 New York Yankees Opening Day starters list, a 1989 New York Yankees salary list, a 1989 New York Yankees uniform number breakdown and a 1989 New York Yankees primary starters list:

1989 New York Yankees
Opening Day Starters

No Opening Day Information Available

1989 New York Yankees
Salaries

Don Mattingly $2,200,000.00
Rickey Henderson $2,120,000.00
Dave Righetti $1,450,000.00
Goose Gossage $1,250,000.00
Steve Sax $1,150,000.00
Andy Hawkins $933,333.00
Mel Hall $925,000.00
Dave LaPoint $825,000.00
John Candelaria $800,000.00
Ken Phelps $655,000.00
Don Slaught $650,000.00
Mike Pagliarulo $575,000.00
Tom Brookens $475,000.00
Lance McCullers $460,000.00
Tommy John $375,000.00
Eric Plunk $232,390.00
Lee Guetterman $137,500.00
Steve Kiefer $95,000.00
Chuck Cary $90,000.00
Stan Jefferson $90,000.00
Mike Blowers $82,000.00
Roberto Kelly $80,000.00
Al Leiter $80,000.00
Randy Velarde $72,500.00
Bob Geren $70,000.00
Greg Cadaret $68,000.00
Bobby Davidson $68,000.00
Brian Dorsett $68,000.00
Richard Dotson $68,000.00
Dave Eiland $68,000.00
Alvaro Espinoza $68,000.00
Marcus Lawton $68,000.00
Hensley Meulens $68,000.00
Kevin Mmahat $68,000.00
Hal Morris $68,000.00
Clay Parker $68,000.00
Luis Polonia $68,000.00
Jamie Quirk $68,000.00
Deion Sanders $68,000.00
Gary Ward $68,000.00

1989 New York Yankees
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 1989 New York Yankees Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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