1992 New York Yankees season

The New York Yankees' 1992 season was the 90th season for the Yankees and their first under manager Buck Showalter. The team looked to improve their standings from 1991 when they finished fifth in the American League Eastern Division with a 71-91 record.

1992 New York Yankees
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record76–86 (.469)
Divisional place4th
Other information
Owner(s)George Steinbrenner and Joe Molloy (managing partner)
General manager(s)Gene Michael
Manager(s)Buck Showalter
Local televisionWPIX
(Phil Rizzuto, Tom Seaver, Bobby Murcer) MSG
(Dewayne Staats, Tony Kubek, Al Trautwig)
Local radioWABC (AM)
(John Sterling, Michael Kay)
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The Yankees did improve their record by five games and finished tied for fourth place with the Cleveland Indians at 76-86, twenty games behind the eventual world champion Toronto Blue Jays. The team finished with a losing record for the fourth consecutive year, with 86 the fewest losses in that span. This was the last season, to date, that the Yankees finished with a losing record.

The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium.

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

  • On August 12, pitcher Scott Sanderson threw exactly three pitches and recorded three outs.[8] This was accomplished in the fifth inning.
  • J. T. Snow made his major league debut on September 20 against the Kansas City Royals. In 5 At Bats he had no hits.[9]

Season standingsEdit

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Toronto Blue Jays 96 66 0.593 53–28 43–38
Milwaukee Brewers 92 70 0.568 4 53–28 39–42
Baltimore Orioles 89 73 0.549 7 43–38 46–35
Cleveland Indians 76 86 0.469 20 41–40 35–46
New York Yankees 76 86 0.469 20 41–40 35–46
Detroit Tigers 75 87 0.463 21 38–42 37–45
Boston Red Sox 73 89 0.451 23 44–37 29–52

Record vs. opponentsEdit


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 8–4 6–6 7–6 10–3 8–4 6–7 6–6 5–8 6–6 7–5 7–5 5–8
Boston 5–8 8–4 6–6 6–7 4–9 7–5 5–8 3–9 7–6 5–7 6–6 4–8 7–6
California 4–8 4–8 3–10 6–6 7–5 8–5 5–7 2–11 7–5 5–8 7–6 9–4 5–7
Chicago 6–6 6–6 10–3 7–5 10–2 7–6 5–7 8–5 8–4 5–8 4–9 5–8 5–7
Cleveland 6–7 7–6 6–6 5–7 5–8 5–7 5–8 6–6 7–6 6–6 7–5 5–7 6–7
Detroit 3–10 9–4 5–7 2–10 8–5 7–5 5–8 3–9 5–8 6–6 9–3 8–4 5–8
Kansas City 4–8 5–7 5–8 6–7 7–5 5–7 7–5 6–7 5–7 4–9 7–6 6–7 5–7
Milwaukee 7–6 8–5 7–5 7–5 8–5 8–5 5–7 6–6 6–7 7–5 8–4 7–5 8–5
Minnesota 6–6 9–3 11–2 5–8 6–6 9–3 7–6 6–6 7–5 5–8 8–5 6–7 5–7
New York 8–5 6–7 5–7 4–8 6–7 8–5 7–5 7–6 5–7 6–6 6–6 6–6 2–11
Oakland 6–6 7–5 8–5 8–5 6–6 6–6 9–4 5–7 8–5 6–6 12–1 9–4 6–6
Seattle 5–7 6–6 6–7 9–4 5–7 3–9 6–7 4–8 5–8 6–6 1–12 4–9 4–8
Texas 5–7 8–4 4–9 8–5 7–5 4–8 7–6 5–7 7–6 6–6 4–9 9–4 3–9
Toronto 8–5 6–7 7–5 7–5 7–6 8–5 7–5 5–8 7–5 11–2 6–6 8–4 9–3


Notable transactionsEdit

RosterEdit

1992 New York Yankees
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

Player statsEdit

BattingEdit

Starters by positionEdit

Note: 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 121 384 86 .224 22 59
1B Don Mattingly 157 640 184 .288 14 86
2B Pat Kelly 106 318 72 .226 7 27
3B Charlie Hayes 142 509 131 .257 18 66
SS Andy Stankiewicz 116 400 107 .268 2 25
LF Mel Hall 152 583 163 .280 15 81
CF Roberto Kelly 152 580 158 .272 10 66
RF Danny Tartabull 123 421 112 .266 25 85
DH Kevin Maas 98 286 71 .248 11 35

Other battersEdit

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Randy Velarde 121 412 112 .272 7 46
Bernie Williams 62 261 73 .280 5 26
Mike Stanley 68 173 43 .249 8 27
Mike Gallego 53 173 44 .254 3 14
Dion James 67 145 38 .262 3 17
Jim Leyritz 63 144 37 .257 7 26
Jesse Barfield 30 95 13 .137 2 7
Gerald Williams 15 27 8 .296 3 6
J.T. Snow 7 14 2 .143 0 2
Dave Silvestri 7 13 4 .308 0 1
Mike Humphreys 4 10 1 .100 0 0
Hensley Meulens 2 5 3 .600 1 1

Starting pitchersEdit

Player G IP W L ERA SO BB
Mélido Pérez 33 247.2 13 16 2.87 218 93
Scott Sanderson 33 193.1 12 11 4.93 104 64
Scott Kamieniecki 28 188.0 6 14 4.36 88 74
Tim Leary 18 97.0 5 6 5.57 34 57
Sam Militello 9 60.0 3 3 3.45 42 32
Bob Wickman 8 50.1 6 1 4.11 21 20
Sterling Hitchcock 3 13.0 0 2 8.31 6 6

Other pitchersEdit

Player G IP W L ERA SO BB
Greg Cadaret 46 103.2 4 8 4.25 73 74
Shawn Hillegas 21 78.1 1 8 5.51 46 33
Jeff Johnson 13 52.2 2 3 6.66 14 23
Curt Young 13 43.1 3 0 3.32 13 10
Relief pitchersEdit
Player G IP W L SV ERA SO BB
John Habyan 56 72.2 5 6 7 3.84 44 21
Steve Farr 50 52.0 2 2 30 1.56 37 19
Rich Monteleone 47 92.2 7 3 0 3.30 62 27
Tim Burke 23 27.2 2 2 0 3.25 8 15
Steve Howe 20 22.0 3 0 6 2.45 12 3
Jerry Nielsen 20 19.2 1 0 0 4.58 12 18
Lee Guetterman 15 22.2 1 1 0 9.53 5 13
Russ Springer 14 16.0 0 0 0 6.19 12 10

Farm systemEdit

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 Brian Butterfield
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 Gary Denbo

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Columbus[13]

ReferencesEdit

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