1998 New York Yankees Roster

The 1998 New York Yankees team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1998 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 1998 New York Yankees Opening Day starters list, a 1998 New York Yankees salary list, a 1998 New York Yankees uniform number breakdown and a 1998 New York Yankees primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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Complete Roster

6-01
202
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1969-02-27
6-02
225
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1971-05-04
6-04
225
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Right
1975-10-26
6-01
185
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1964-10-07
6-03
215
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1970-12-12
6-01
190
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Left
1963-01-02
6-01
205
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Right
1973-11-21
6-02
220
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Right
1965-10-11
6-00
199
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Right
1966-04-25
6-04
250
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Right
1969-05-15
6-01
185
Right
Right
1972-05-18
6-07
234
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Left
1967-04-09
6-02
154
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Right
1972-06-15
6-08
235
Right
Right
1966-11-17
6-05
225
Left
Left
1972-06-15
6-02
195
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Right
1969-11-29
6-01
190
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Left
1967-06-02
6-03
188
Right
Right
1971-12-26
6-04
225
Left
Left
1963-05-20
6-00
200
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Right
1970-07-31
5-11
195
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Right
1964-10-14
6-02
190
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Both
1971-08-17
6-01
185
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Right
1966-08-15
5-11
180
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Right
1972-11-12
6-03
195
Right
Right
1974-06-26
5-09
181
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Right
1968-07-07
6-03
210
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Right
1974-02-24
6-02
210
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Left
1967-12-07
5-11
174
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Right
1965-01-03
6-03
185
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Both
1963-11-23
5-10
185
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Right
1968-11-06
6-01
225
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Left
1973-11-22
6-04
215
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Left
1963-02-25
6-00
220
Right
Right
1972-02-20
6-02
205
Right
Both
1968-09-13
6-03
210
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Both
1960-01-17
5-08
195
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Both
1959-09-16
6-06
200
Left
Left
1962-03-12
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The 1998 New York Yankees played 162 games during the regular season, won 114 games, lost 48 games, and finished in first position. They played their home games at Yankee Stadium (Park Factors: 98/96) where 2,955,193 fans witnessed their 1998 Yankees finish the season with a .704 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 1998 New York Yankees Opening Day starters list, a 1998 New York Yankees salary list, a 1998 New York Yankees uniform number breakdown and a 1998 New York Yankees primary starters list:

1998 New York Yankees
Opening Day Starters

No Opening Day Information Available

1998 New York Yankees
Salaries

Bernie Williams $8,300,000.00
David Cone $6,666,667.00
Chuck Knoblauch $6,000,000.00
Paul O'Neill $5,500,000.00
David Wells $4,666,666.00
Chili Davis $4,333,333.00
Tino Martinez $4,300,000.00
Andy Pettitte $3,800,000.00
Hideki Irabu $2,925,000.00
Joe Girardi $2,850,000.00
Scott Brosius $2,650,000.00
Mike Stanton $1,916,667.00
Jeff Nelson $1,766,667.00
Tim Raines $1,300,000.00
Chad Curtis $1,250,000.00
Darren Holmes $1,066,667.00
Graeme Lloyd $875,000.00
Darryl Strawberry $875,000.00
Luis Sojo $800,000.00
Dale Sveum $800,000.00
Orlando Hernandez $750,000.00
Derek Jeter $750,000.00
Mariano Rivera $750,000.00
Willie Banks $342,500.00
Ramiro Mendoza $275,000.00
Jorge Posada $250,000.00
Joe Borowski $188,800.00
Homer Bush $178,900.00
Ricky Ledee $178,400.00
Ryan Bradley $170,000.00
Mike Buddie $170,000.00
Todd Erdos $170,000.00
Mike Figga $170,000.00
Mike Jerzembeck $170,000.00
Mike Lowell $170,000.00
Shane Spencer $170,000.00
Jay Tessmer $170,000.00

Did you know that a 1998 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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