2002 New York Yankees

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2002 New York Yankees
2002 AL East Champions
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Major league affiliations
2002 Information
Owner(s) George Steinbrenner
Manager(s) Joe Torre
Local television YES Network
Local radio WCBS
Baseball-Reference 2002 New York Yankees

2002 New York Yankees / Franchise: New York Yankees / BR Team Page[edit]

Clinched Division: September 21, 2002, At Detroit Tigers

Managed by Joe Torre

Coaches: Rick Down, Lee Mazzilli, Rich Monteleone, Willie Randolph, Mel Stottlemyre and Don Zimmer

Ballpark: Yankee Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 2002 New York Yankees played the 100th season for the Yankees in New York, and their 102nd overall going back to their origins in Baltimore, MD. They finished with a record of 103-58, 10.5 games ahead of the Boston Red Sox. In the playoffs, they lost in the ALDS in 4 games to the Anaheim Angels.

Awards and Honors[edit]


Main article: 2002 ALDS2

Game 1: New York 8 - Anaheim 5.

Game 2: Anaheim 8 - New York 6.

Game 3: Anaheim 9 - New York 6.

Game 4: Anaheim 9 - New York 5.

Anaheim's victory secured their place in the American League Championship Series.

Further Reading[edit]

  • Joe Lapointe: "Yanks Clinch, And Rivera's Return Makes It Even Sweeter", New York Times, September 22, 2002, Section 8, Page 1

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