1999 New York Yankees season


1999 New York Yankees season

MLB yearly infobox
name = New York Yankees
season = 1999
misc = 1999 AL East Champions
1999 AL Champions
1999 World Series Champions

current league = American League
y1 = 1901
division = Eastern Division
y2 = 1969
ballpark = Yankee Stadium
y4 = 1976
city = New York City, New York
y5 = 1903
owners = George Steinbrenner
managers = Joe Torre
television = WNYW
(Tim McCarver, Bobby Murcer)
MSG
(Ken Singleton,Suzyn Waldman, Al Trautwig, Jim Kaat)
radio = WABC (AM)
(Michael Kay, John Sterling)|

The New York Yankees' 1999 season was the 97th season for the Yankees. The team finished with a record of 98-64 finishing 4 games ahead of the Boston Red Sox. New York was managed by Joe Torre. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium. In the playoffs, they got to the World Series and ended up beating the Atlanta Braves in 4 games to win their 25th World Series title.

Offseason

*November 10, 1998: Scott Brosius signed as a Free Agent with the New York Yankees. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/b/brosisc01.shtml Scott Brosius Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com ] ]
*November 11, 1998: David Cone signed as a Free Agent with the New York Yankees. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/c/coneda01.shtml David Cone Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com ] ]
*November 25, 1998: Bernie Williams signed as a Free Agent with the New York Yankees. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/w/willibe02.shtml Bernie Williams Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com ] ]
*February 5, 1999: Jeff Juden was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Yankees. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/j/judenje01.shtml Jeff Juden Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com ] ]
*February 18, 1999: Roger Clemens was traded by the Toronto Blue Jays to the New York Yankees for Homer Bush, Graeme Lloyd, and David Wells. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/c/clemero02.shtml Roger Clemens Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com ] ]
*March 30, 1999: Izzy Molina was traded by the Arizona Diamondbacks with Ben Ford to the New York Yankees for Darren Holmes and cash. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/m/moliniz01.shtml Izzy Molina Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com ] ]

Regular season

eason standings

Transactions

*April 5, 1999: Darryl Strawberry signed as a Free Agent with the New York Yankees. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/s/strawda01.shtml Darryl Strawberry Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com ] ]
*July 31, 1999: Jim Leyritz was traded by the San Diego Padres to the New York Yankees for Geraldo Padua (minors). [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/l/leyriji01.shtml Jim Leyritz Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com ] ]

Roster

Pitching

Starting pitchers

ALDS

Series Summary:
*Game 1 @ Yankee Stadium: Yankees 8, Rangers 0
*Game 2 @ Yankee Stadium: Yankees 3, Rangers 1
*Game 3 @ The Ballpark in Arlington: Yankees 3, Rangers 0

ALCS

New York wins the series, 4-1

Game 3

October 26, 1999 at Yankee Stadium in New York, New York


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October 27, 1999 at Yankee Stadium in New York, New York

Awards and Honors

* Orlando Hernández, Pitcher, ALCS MVP
* Mariano Rivera, Relief Pitcher, World Series MVP
* Derek Jeter, American League Leader in Hits, 219 Hits

1999 All-Star Game
* David Cone, Pitcher, Reserve
* Derek Jeter, Shortstop, Reserve
* Mariano Rivera, Relief Pitcher, Reserve
* Bernie Williams, Outfield, Reserve

References

* [http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/NYY/1999.shtml 1999 New York Yankees]
* [http://www.baseball-reference.com/postseason/1999_WS.shtml 1999 World Series]
* [http://baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=1999&t=NYA 1999 New York Yankees team page at www.baseball-almanac.com]
* [http://www.baseball-almanac.com/boxscore/07181999.shtml David Cone Perfect Game Box Score]

succession box
title = AL East Championship Season
years = 1999
before =New York Yankees
1998
after = New York Yankees
2000
succession box
title = American League champion
years = 1999
before = New York Yankees
1998
after = New York Yankees
2000
succession box
title = World Series champion
years = 1999
before = New York Yankees
1998
after = New York Yankees
2000


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