2002 New York Yankees Roster

The 2002 New York Yankees team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 2002 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 2002 New York Yankees Opening Day starters list, a 2002 New York Yankees salary list, a 2002 New York Yankees uniform number breakdown and a 2002 New York Yankees primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

"There is an old Scottish proverb that says, 'I am wounded but I am not slain. I shall lay me down and bleed a while, then I shall rise and fight again.' That should be the feeling of all of the Yankees." - Owner George Steinbrenner
2002 New York Yankees


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Complete Roster

6-01
210
Left
Left
1975-09-05
6-04
235
Right
Right
1962-08-04
6-02
185
Right
Right
1974-08-30
6-02
220
Right
Right
1965-10-11
6-01
192
Left
Left
1971-04-29
6-03
210
Right
Right
1972-03-24
6-00
195
Right
Right
1975-10-01
6-00
195
Left
Left
1976-01-04
6-02
154
Right
Right
1972-06-15
6-02
190
Right
Left
1968-12-08
6-05
225
Left
Left
1972-06-15
6-02
195
Right
Right
1969-11-29
6-01
190
Left
Left
1967-06-02
6-03
188
Right
Right
1971-12-26
6-04
190
Right
Right
1973-07-22
6-05
200
Right
Right
1976-08-22
6-04
225
Left
Left
1963-05-20
6-00
185
Right
Right
1970-02-10
6-02
190
Right
Both
1971-08-17
6-03
195
Right
Right
1971-05-21
6-03
185
Right
Right
1967-11-20
5-11
195
Right
Right
1966-11-18
6-03
240
Right
Left
1971-01-08
6-05
222
Right
Right
1980-02-13
6-03
195
Right
Right
1974-06-26
6-03
235
Left
Left
1978-09-19
6-01
195
Right
Right
1976-01-07
6-01
198
Right
Left
1967-07-14
5-11
160
Right
Both
1973-07-27
6-00
200
Left
Left
1975-10-29
5-11
202
Right
Right
1971-03-12
6-02
220
Right
Right
1978-04-03
6-00
220
Right
Right
1972-02-20
6-02
205
Right
Right
1977-03-06
6-02
197
Left
Left
1966-04-29
6-01
205
Right
Right
1972-02-23
6-02
205
Right
Both
1968-09-13
6-02
190
Right
Right
1966-08-10


The 2002 New York Yankees played 161 games during the regular season, won 103 games, lost 58 games, and finished in first position. They played their home games at Yankee Stadium (Park Factors: 98/98) where 3,465,807 fans witnessed their 2002 Yankees finish the season with a .640 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 2002 New York Yankees Opening Day starters list, a 2002 New York Yankees salary list, a 2002 New York Yankees uniform number breakdown and a 2002 New York Yankees primary starters list:

2002 New York Yankees
Opening Day Starters


No Opening Day Information Available


2002 New York Yankees
Salaries

Derek Jeter $14,600,000.00
Bernie Williams $12,357,143.00
Mike Mussina $11,000,000.00
Jason Giambi $10,428,571.00
Roger Clemens $10,300,000.00
Andy Pettitte $9,500,000.00
Mariano Rivera $9,450,000.00
Robin Ventura $8,500,000.00
Jorge Posada $7,000,000.00
Sterling Hitchcock $4,936,719.00
Rondell White $4,500,000.00
Steve Karsay $4,000,000.00
Orlando Hernandez $3,200,000.00
Ramiro Mendoza $2,600,000.00
Mike Stanton $2,500,000.00
David Wells $2,250,000.00
Gerald Williams $2,000,000.00
John Vander Wal $1,850,000.00
Drew Henson $1,000,000.00
Shane Spencer $885,000.00
Ron Coomer $750,000.00
Enrique Wilson $720,000.00
Alberto Castillo $650,000.00
Alfonso Soriano $630,000.00
Ted Lilly $237,150.00
Randy Choate $223,350.00
Nick Johnson $220,650.00
Jay Tessmer $210,000.00
Adrian Hernandez $200,000.00
Brandon Knight $200,000.00
Juan Rivera $200,000.00
Marcus Thames $200,000.00

Did you know that a 2002 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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