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1997 New York Yankees

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1997 New York Yankees
1997 AL Wild Card
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Major league affiliations
1997 Information
Owner(s) George Steinbrenner
Manager(s) Joe Torre
Local television MSG Network
Local radio WABC-AM
Baseball-Reference 1997 New York Yankees

1997 New York Yankees / Franchise: New York Yankees / BR Team Page[edit]

Clinched Wild Card: September 20, 1997, vs. Toronto Blue Jays

Managed by Joe Torre

Coaches: Jose Cardenal, Chris Chambliss, Tony Cloninger, Willie Randolph, Mel Stottlemyre and Don Zimmer

Ballpark: Yankee Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The New York Yankees' 1997 season was the 95th season for the Yankees. The team finished with a record of 96-66 finishing 2 games behind of the Baltimore Orioles, but clinching the American league wild card. New York was managed by Joe Torre. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium. In the playoffs, they lost in 5 games to the Cleveland Indians in the ALDS.

Awards and Honors[edit]

Further Reading[edit]

  • Jason Daimos: "Cone Returns to the Mound, Yankees to the Playoffs", New York Times, September 21, 1997, Section 8, Page 1

External links[edit]

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