2004 New York Yankees

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2004 New York Yankees
2004 AL East Champions
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Major league affiliations
2004 Information
Owner(s) George Steinbrenner
Manager(s) Joe Torre
Local television YES Network
Local radio WCBS
Baseball-Reference 2004 New York Yankees

2004 New York Yankees / Franchise: New York Yankees / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 101-61, Finished 1st in AL Eastern Division (2004 AL)

Clinched Division: September 30, 2004, vs. Minnesota Twins

Managed by Joe Torre

Coaches: Don Mattingly, Rich Monteleone, Willie Randolph, Luis Sojo, Mel Stottlemyre, Gary Tuck and Roy White

Ballpark: Yankee Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 2004 New York Yankees played the 102nd season in team history. They finished with a record of 101-61, 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[edit]


New York wins the series, 3-1

Game Score Date
1 New York 0, Minnesota 2 October 5
2 New York 7, Minnesota 6 October 6
3 New York 8, Minnesota 4 October 8
4 New York 6, Minnesota 5 October 9

Further Reading[edit]

  • Tyler Kepner: "7th Straight Division Title for Yankees", New York Times, October 1, 2004
  • 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.

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