Record: 101-61, Finished 1st in AL Eastern Division (2004 AL)
Managed by Joe Torre
Coaches: Don Mattingly, Rich Monteleone, Willie Randolph, Luis Sojo, Mel Stottlemyre, Gary Tuck and Roy White
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium
The 2004 New York Yankees played the 102nd season in team history. They finished with a record of 103-58, 3 games ahead of the Boston Red Sox. New York was managed by Joe Torre. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium. In the playoffs, they lost in the ALCS in 7 games to the Boston Red Sox despite taking a 3-0 lead, making it a collapse of historic proportions.
Awards and Honors
New York wins the series, 3-1
- Tony Massarotti and John Harper: A Tale of Two Cities: The 2004 Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry and the War for the Pennant, The Lyons Press, Guilford, CT, 2005.