Baseball America Executive Database

1997 New York Yankees

American League East: 96-66 (2nd)

Won American League Wild Card

Name Title Function
George Steinbrenner Principal Owner Owner
Bob Watson Vice President and General Manager
(Resigned 2/3/1998)
General Manager
Brian Cashman Assistant General Manager Assistant GM
Thomas May Major League Administrator Baseball Operations
Gene Keohane Assistant, Baseball Operations Baseball Operations
Mark Newman Vice President, Player Development and Scouting Director of Player Development
Rigo Garcia Assistant Director, Player Development Minor League Operations
Lin Garrett Director of Scouting Scouting Director
Joe Caro Assistant Coordinator of Scouting Minor League Operations

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