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The New York Yankees' 1997 season was the 95th season for theYankees. New York was managed by Joe Torre and played at Yankee Stadiummarker. The team finished with a record of 96-66 finishing 2 games behind of the Baltimore Orioles in the American League East. They entered the postseason as the American League Wild Card, but lost the Division Series in 5 games to the Cleveland Indians.

Offseason

  • October 2, 1996: Pat Listach was sent by the New York Yankees to the Milwaukee Brewers to complete an earlier deal made on August 23, 1996. The New York Yankees sent Bob Wickman and Gerald Williams to the Milwaukee Brewers for a player to be named later, Pat Listach, and Graeme Lloyd. The Milwaukee Brewers sent Ricky Bones (August 29, 1996) to the New York Yankees to complete the trade. Pat Listach returned to original teams on October 2, 1996.
  • November 4, 1996: Clay Bellinger was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Yankees.
  • December 5, 1996: Jim Leyritz was traded by the New York Yankees to the Anaheim Angels for players to be named later. The Anaheim Angels sent Jeremy Blevins (minors) (December 9, 1996) and Ryan Kane (minors) (December 9, 1996) to the New York Yankees to complete the trade.
  • December 11, 1996: Mike Stanton was Signed as a Free Agent with the New York Yankees.
  • January 9, 1997: Mark Whiten was Signed as a Free Agent with the New York Yankees.
  • January 9, 1997: Luis Sojo was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Yankees.


Regular Season

Season standings

Transactions

  • June 9, 1997: Dave Weathers was traded by the New York Yankees to the Cleveland Indians for Chad Curtis.
  • July 29, 1997: Mariano Duncan was traded by the New York Yankees with cash to the Toronto Blue Jays for Angel Ramirez (minors).
  • August 15, 1997: Mark Whiten was Released by the New York Yankees.


Roster

1997 New York Yankees
Roster
Pitchers CatchersInfielders OutfieldersOther batters ManagerCoaches


Player stats

Batting

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Derek Jeter 159 654 190 .291 10 70


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


ALDS

Game 1

September 30, Yankee Stadiummarker
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 11 0
New York 0 1 0 1 1 5 0 0 X 8 11 0
W: Ramiro Mendoza (1-0)   L: Eric Plunk (0-1)  SV: Mariano Rivera (1)
HR: CLESandy Alomar, Jr. (1)   NYYTino Martinez (1)   Tim Raines (1)   Derek Jeter (1)   Paul O'Neill (1)


Game 2

October 2, Yankee Stadiummarker
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 0 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 7 11 1
New York 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 7 2
W: Jaret Wright (1-0)   L: Andy Pettitte (0-1)  SV: None
HR: CLEMatt Williams (1)  NYYDerek Jeter (2)


Game 3

October 4, Jacobs Fieldmarker
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 6 4 1
Cleveland 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1
W: David Wells (1-0)   L: Charles Nagy (0-1)  SV: None
HR: CLE – None   NYYPaul O'Neill (2)


Game 4

October 5, Jacobs Fieldmarker
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 1
Cleveland 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 9 0
W: Mike Jackson (1-0)   L: Ramiro Mendoza (1-1)  SV: None
HR: CLEDavid Justice (1)   Sandy Alomar, Jr. (2)   NYY – None


Game 5

October 6, Jacobs Fieldmarker
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 12 0
Cleveland 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 2
W: Jaret Wright (2-0)   L: Andy Pettitte (0-2)  SV: Jose Mesa (1)
HR: CLE – None   NYY – None


Awards and records



Farm system



References



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