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

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Toronto Blue Jays 91 71 0.562 46–35 45–36
Boston Red Sox 84 78 0.519 7 43–38 41–40
Detroit Tigers 84 78 0.519 7 49–32 35–46
Milwaukee Brewers 83 79 0.512 8 43–37 40–42
New York Yankees 71 91 0.438 20 39–42 32–49
Baltimore Orioles 67 95 0.414 24 33–48 34–47
Cleveland Indians 57 105 0.352 34 30–52 27–53

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 8–5 6–6 4–8 7–6 5–8 4–8 3–10 4–8 5–8 3–9 4–8 9–3 5–8
Boston 5–8 4–8 7–5 9–4 5–8 7–5 7–6 3–9 6–7 8–4 9–3 5–7 9–4
California 6–6 8–4 8–5 7–5 5–7 9–4 6–6 8–5 6–6 1–12 6–7 5–8 6–6
Chicago 8–4 5–7 5–8 6–6 4–8 7–6 7–5 8–5 8–4 7–6 7–6 8–5 7–5
Cleveland 6–7 4–9 5–7 6–6 7–6 4–8 5–8 2–10 6–7 5–7 2–10 4–8 1–12
Detroit 8–5 8–5 7–5 8–4 6–7 8–4 4–9 4–8 8–5 4–8 8–4 6–6 5–8
Kansas City 8–4 5–7 4–9 6–7 8–4 4–8 9–3 6–7 7–5 6–7 7–6 7–6 5–7
Milwaukee 10–3 6–7 6–6 5–7 8–5 9–4 3–9 6–6 6–7 8–4 3–9 7–5 6–7
Minnesota 8–4 9–3 5–8 5–8 10–2 8–4 7–6 6–6 10–2 8–5 9–4 6–7 4–8
New York 8–5 7–6 6–6 4–8 7–6 5–8 5–7 7–6 2–10 6–6 3–9 5–7 6–7
Oakland 9–3 4–8 12–1 6–7 7–5 8–4 7–6 4–8 5–8 6–6 6–7 4–9 6–6
Seattle 8–4 3–9 7–6 6–7 10–2 4–8 6–7 9–3 4–9 9–3 7–6 5–8 5–7
Texas 3–9 7–5 8–5 5–8 8–4 6–6 6–7 5–7 7–6 7–5 9–4 8–5 6–6
Toronto 8–5 4–9 6–6 5–7 12–1 8–5 7–5 7–6 8–4 7–6 6–6 7–5 6–6


Detailed records

Notable transactions

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: Pos = Position; 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

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
Roberto Kelly 126 486 130 .267 20 69
Hensley Meulens 96 288 64 .222 6 29
Randy Velarde 80 184 45 .245 1 15
Bob Geren 64 128 28 .219 2 12
Pat Sheridan 62 113 23 .204 4 7
Jim Leyritz 32 77 14 .182 0 4
Torey Lovullo 22 51 9 .176 0 2
Mike Humphreys 25 40 8 .200 0 3
Carlos Rodríguez 15 37 7 .189 0 2
Mike Blowers 15 35 7 .200 1 1
John Ramos 10 26 8 .308 0 3
Scott Lusader 11 7 1 .143 0 1

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Scott Sanderson 34 208.0 16 10 3.81 130
Jeff Johnson 23 127.0 6 11 5.95 62
Wade Taylor 23 116.1 7 12 6.27 72
Pascual Pérez 14 73.2 2 4 3.18 41
Dave Eiland 18 72.2 2 5 5.33 18
Scott Kamieniecki 9 55.1 4 4 3.90 34
Chuck Cary 10 53.1 1 6 5.91 34
Andy Hawkins 4 12.2 0 2 9.95 5
Mike Witt 2 5.1 0 1 10.13 0

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Tim Leary 28 120.2 4 10 6.49 83
Eric Plunk 43 111.2 2 5 4.76 103
Alan Mills 6 16.1 1 1 4.41 11
Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Greg Cadaret 68 8 6 3 3.62 105
John Habyan 66 4 2 2 2.30 70
Lee Guetterman 64 3 4 6 3.68 35
Steve Farr 60 5 5 23 2.19 60
Steve Howe 37 3 1 3 1.68 34
Rich Monteleone 26 3 1 0 3.64 34
Darrin Chapin 3 0 1 0 5.06 5
Álvaro Espinoza 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Columbus Clippers International League Rick Down
AA Albany-Colonie Yankees Eastern League Dan Radison
A Prince William Cannons Carolina League Mike Hart
A Fort Lauderdale Yankees Florida State League Glenn Sherlock
A Greensboro Hornets South Atlantic League Trey Hillman
A-Short Season Oneonta Yankees New York–Penn League Jack Gillis
Rookie GCL Yankees Gulf Coast League Ken Dominguez

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Columbus, Albany-Colonie[13]

References

  1. ^ "Wayne Tolleson Stats".
  2. ^ Tim Leary Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ "Frank Seminara Stats".
  4. ^ Scott Sanderson Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  5. ^ Rick Cerone Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  6. ^ "Torey Lovullo Stats".
  7. ^ Steve Balboni Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  8. ^ "Scott Lusader Stats".
  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, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007