1998 World Series

Plaque
1998 World Series Program


The 1998 World Series matched the New York Yankees (representing the American League) against the San Diego Padres (representing the National League). The Yankees swept the Series in four games to capture their second championship in three years, and their 24th overall. It was San Diego's second World Series appearance, and the first since losing in 1984 to the Detroit Tigers.

For the first time the same city, San Diego, hosted both the Super Bowl and the final World Series game in the same year. Not only were they held in the same city, they were both held in the same stadium.

The 1998 New York Yankees posted a MLB record with the most overall wins in MLB history with 114 wins.

The television broadcasting rights for the 1998 World Series went to Fox, as they had the rights to the World Series in even-numbered years under the television contract that was signed in 1996. Joe Buck once again provided the play-by-play, with Tim McCarver and Bob Brenly alongside him in the booth.

For the first time, ESPN Radio was the home of the World Series, having taken the radio rights for Major League Baseball from the CBS Radio Network. Jon Miller and Joe Morgan provided the coverage for the network.

The only Hall of Fame player in the 1998 World Series was Tony Gwynn.


1998 World Series-Game 1

Date Oct. 17th, 1998
Location Yankee Stadium
Attendance 56,712
America the Beautiful Tony Bennett
First Pitch Sammy Sosa

1998 World Series Game 1-Line Score

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Diego 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 1 0 6 8 1
New York 0 2 0 0 0 0 7 0 x 9 9 1

1998 World Series



1998 World Series Game 1-Box Score

San Diego Padres 6, New York Yankees 9

San Diego Padres New York Yankees
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
Veras 2b 4 1 1 0 Knoblauch 2b 4 1 2 3
Gwynn rf 4 1 3 2 Jeter ss 4 1 1 0
Vaughn lf 4 3 2 3 O'Neill rf 5 0 0 0
Caminiti 3b 3 0 0 0 Williams cf 4 1 0 0
Leyritz dh 4 0 0 0 Davis dh 3 2 1 0
Joyner 1b 3 0 0 0 Martinez 1b 3 2 1 4
Finley cf 4 0 1 0 Brosius 3b 4 0 1 0
Hernandez c 3 0 0 0 Posada c 3 1 1 0
Myers G. ph 1 0 0 0 Ledee lf 3 1 2 2
Gomez ss 3 1 1 0 Wells p 0 0 0 0
Vander Wal ph 1 0 0 0 Nelson p 0 0 0 0
Brown p 0 0 0 0 Rivera p 0 0 0 0
Wall p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Langston p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Boehringer p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Myers R. p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Total 34 6 8 5 Total 33 9 9 9
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Diego 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 1 0 6 8 1
New York 0 2 0 0 0 0 7 0 x 9 9 1
San Diego Padres IP H R ER BB SO
Brown 6.1 6 4 4 3 5
Wall L(0-1) 0.0 2 2 2 0 0
Langston 0.2 1 3 3 2 0
Boehringer 0.1 0 0 0 1 1
Myers R. 0.2 0 0 0 0 2
Total 8.0 9 9 9 6 8
New York Yankees IP H R ER BB SO
Wells W(1-0) 7.0 7 5 5 2 4
Nelson 0.2 1 1 0 1 1
Rivera SV(1) 1.1 0 0 0 0 2
Total 9.0 8 6 5 3 7

E–Vaughn (1), Knoblauch (1). DP–New York 2. 2B–San Diego Finley (1,off Wells), New York Ledee (1,off Brown). HR–San Diego Vaughn 2 (2,3rd inning off Wells 1 on, 2 out,5th inning off Wells 0 on, 2 out); Gwynn (1,5th inning off Wells 1 on, 2 out), New York Knoblauch (1,7th inning off Wall 2 on, 1 out); Martinez (1,7th inning off Langston 3 on, 2 out). HBP–Knoblauch (1,by Boehringer). IBB–Williams (1,by Langston). WP–Wells (1). HBP–Boehringer (1,Knoblauch). IBB–Langston (1,Williams). U–Rich Garcia (AL), Mark Hirschbeck (NL), Dale Scott (AL), Dana DeMuth (NL), Jerry Crawford (NL), Tim Tschida (AL). T–3:29. A–56,712.


1998 World Series


1998 World Series-Game 2

Date Oct. 18th, 1998
Location Yankee Stadium
Attendance 56,692
First Pitch Bob Sheppard(Broadcaster)

1998 World Series Game 2-Line Score

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Diego 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 10 1
New York 3 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 x 9 16 0

1998 World Series



1998 World Series Game 2-Box Score

San Diego Padres 3, New York Yankees 9

San Diego Padres New York Yankees
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
Veras 2b 5 0 1 1 Knoblauch 2b 3 2 2 0
Gwynn rf 4 0 1 0 Jeter ss 5 1 2 1
Vaughn dh 4 0 0 0 O'Neill rf 5 1 1 0
Caminiti 3b 5 1 1 0 Williams cf 4 1 1 2
Joyner 1b 2 0 0 0 Davis dh 3 1 1 1
Leyritz ph,1b 1 0 0 0 Bush pr,dh 0 0 0 0
Finley cf 4 0 0 0 Martinez 1b 5 1 3 0
Vander Wal lf 3 0 2 0 Brosius 3b 5 1 3 1
Rivera ph,lf 1 1 1 1 Posada c 4 1 1 2
Myers c 3 0 0 0 Ledee lf 3 0 2 1
Hernandez ph,c 1 0 1 0 Hernandez p 0 0 0 0
Gomez ss 3 1 2 0 Stanton p 0 0 0 0
Sweeney ph 1 0 1 1 Nelson p 0 0 0 0
Sheets ss 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Ashby p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Boehringer p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Wall p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Miceli p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Total 37 3 10 3 Total 37 9 16 8
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Diego 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 10 1
New York 3 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 x 9 16 0
San Diego Padres IP H R ER BB SO
Ashby L(0-1) 2.2 10 7 4 1 1
Boehringer 1.2 4 2 2 1 2
Wall 2.2 1 0 0 3 1
Miceli 1.0 1 0 0 2 1
Total 8.0 16 9 6 7 5
New York Yankees IP H R ER BB SO
Hernandez W(1-0) 7.0 6 1 1 3 7
Stanton 0.2 3 2 2 0 1
Nelson 1.1 1 0 0 0 2
Total 9.0 10 3 3 3 10

E–Caminiti (1). DP–San Diego 3. 2B–San Diego Veras (1,off Hernandez); Vander Wal (1,off Hernandez); Caminiti (1,off Stanton); Rivera (1,off Stanton), New York Ledee (2,off Ashby). 3B–San Diego Gomez (1,off Hernandez). HR–New York Williams (1,2nd inning off Ashby 1 on, 2 out); Posada (1,5th inning off Boehringer 1 on, 1 out). SB–Knoblauch (1,2nd base off Ashby/G Myers). CS–Ledee (1,3rd base by Ashby/G Myers). U–Mark Hirschbeck (NL), Dale Scott (AL), Dana DeMuth (NL), Tim Tschida (AL), Rich Garcia (AL), Jerry Crawford (NL). T–3:31. A–56,692.


1998 World Series


1998 World Series-Game 3

Date Oct. 20th, 1998
Location Qualcomm Stadium
Attendance 64,667

1998 World Series Game 3-Line Score

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 5 9 1
San Diego 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 4 7 1

1998 World Series



1998 World Series Game 3-Box Score

New York Yankees 5, San Diego Padres 4

New York Yankees San Diego Padres
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
Knoblauch 2b 4 0 1 0 Veras 2b 3 2 1 0
Jeter ss 4 0 1 0 Gwynn rf 4 1 2 1
O'Neill rf 4 1 1 0 Rivera pr,rf 0 0 0 0
Williams cf 4 0 0 0 Vaughn lf 3 0 0 1
Martinez 1b 3 1 0 0 Caminiti 3b 2 0 0 1
Brosius 3b 4 2 3 4 Joyner 1b 3 0 0 0
Spencer lf 3 1 1 0 Finley cf 4 0 0 0
Ledee ph,lf 1 0 0 0 Leyritz c 2 0 0 0
Girardi c 2 0 0 0 Hernandez c 2 0 1 0
Posada ph,c 2 0 1 0 Vander Wal pr 0 0 0 0
Cone p 2 0 1 0 Gomez ss 3 0 1 0
Davis ph 1 0 0 1 Hoffman p 0 0 0 0
Bush pr 0 0 0 0 Sweeney ph 1 0 1 0
Lloyd p 0 0 0 0 Hitchcock p 2 1 1 0
Mendoza p 1 0 0 0 Hamilton p 0 0 0 0
Rivera p 0 0 0 0 Myers p 0 0 0 0
- - - - - Sheets ss 2 0 0 0
Total 35 5 9 5 Total 31 4 7 3
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 5 9 1
San Diego 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 4 7 1
New York Yankees IP H R ER BB SO
Cone 6.0 2 3 2 3 4
Lloyd 0.1 0 0 0 0 0
Mendoza W(1-0) 1.0 2 1 1 0 1
Rivera (SV)2 1.2 3 0 0 0 2
Total 9.0 7 4 3 3 7
San Diego Padres IP H R ER BB SO
Hitchcock 6.0 7 2 1 1 7
Hamilton 1.0 0 0 0 1 1
Myers 0.0 0 1 1 1 0
Hoffman L(0-1) 2.0 2 2 2 1 0
Total 9.0 9 5 4 4 8

E–Caminiti (2). DP–San Diego 2. PB–Leyritz (1). 2B–New York Spencer (1,off Hitchcock), San Diego Veras (2,off Mendoza). HR–New York Brosius 2 (2,7th inning off Hitchcock 0 on, 0 out,8th inning off Hoffman 2 on, 1 out). SF–Caminiti (1,off Cone); Vaughn (1,off Rivera). SB–Finley (1,2nd base off Cone/Girardi). U–Dale Scott (AL), Dana DeMuth (NL), Tim Tschida (AL), Jerry Crawford (NL), Rich Garcia (AL), Mark Hirschbeck (NL). T–3:14. A–64,667.


1998 World Series


1998 World Series-Game 4

Date Oct. 21st, 1998
Location Qualcomm Stadium
Attendance 65,427

1998 World Series Game 4-Line Score

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3 9 0
San Diego 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0

1998 World Series



1998 World Series Game 4-Box Score

New York Yankees 3, San Diego Padres 0

New York Yankees San Diego Padres
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
Knoblauch 2b 5 0 1 0 Veras 2b 3 0 0 0
Jeter ss 4 2 2 0 Gwynn rf 4 0 2 0
O'Neill rf 5 1 2 0 Vaughn lf 4 0 0 0
Williams cf 4 0 0 1 Caminiti 3b 4 0 1 0
Martinez 1b 2 0 1 0 Leyritz 1b 3 0 0 0
Brosius 3b 4 0 1 1 Rivera cf 4 0 3 0
Ledee lf 3 0 2 1 Hernandez c 4 0 0 0
Girardi c 4 0 0 0 Gomez ss 2 0 0 0
Pettitte p 2 0 0 0 Sweeney ph 1 0 0 0
Nelson p 0 0 0 0 Brown p 2 0 1 0
Rivera p 1 0 0 0 Vander Wal ph 1 0 0 0
- - - - - Miceli p 0 0 0 0
- - - - - Myers p 0 0 0 0
Total 34 3 9 3 Total 32 0 7 0
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3 9 0
San Diego 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
New York Yankees IP H R ER BB SO
Pettitte W(1-0) 7.1 5 0 0 3 4
Nelson 0.1 0 0 0 0 1
Rivera SV(3) 1.1 2 0 0 0 0
Total 9.0 7 0 0 3 5
San Diego Padres IP H R ER BB SO
Brown L(0-1) 8.0 8 3 3 3 8
Miceli 0.2 1 0 0 0 0
Myers 0.1 0 0 0 0 0
Total 9.0 9 3 3 3 8

E–None. DP–New York 2. 2B–San Diego Rivera (2,off Pettitte). SH–Pettitte (1,off Brown). SF–Ledee (1,off Brown). IBB–Martinez 2 (2,by Brown 2). IBB–Brown 2 (2,Martinez 2). U–Dana DeMuth (NL), Tim Tschida (AL), Jerry Crawford (NL), Rich Garcia (AL), Mark Hirschbeck (NL), Dale Scott (AL). T–2:58. A–65,427.


1998 World Series


1998 World Series

New York Yankees Team Hitting Stats

Players Name Pos GM AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI Avg BB SO SB
Scott Brosius 3b 4 17 8 0 0 2 3 6 .471 0 4 0
Homer Bush dh 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
David Cone p 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 0 0 0
Chili Davis dh 3 7 2 0 0 0 3 2 .286 3 2 0
Joe Girardi c 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 2 0
Orlando Hernandez p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Derek Jeter ss 4 17 6 0 0 0 4 1 .353 3 3 0
Chuck Knoblauch 2b 4 16 6 0 0 1 3 3 .375 3 2 1
Ricky Ledee of 4 10 6 3 0 0 1 4 .600 2 1 0
Graeme Lloyd p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Tino Martinez 1b 4 13 5 0 0 1 4 4 .385 4 2 0
Ramiro Mendoza p 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Jeff Nelson p 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Paul O'Neill of 4 19 4 1 0 0 3 0 .211 1 2 0
Andy Pettitte p 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 2 0
Jorge Posada c 3 9 3 0 0 1 2 2 .333 2 2 0
Mariano Rivera p 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Shane Spencer of 1 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .333 0 2 0
Mike Stanton of 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
David Wells p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Bernie Williams of 4 16 1 0 0 1 2 3 .063 2 5 0
AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI Avg BB SO SB
Total 139 43 5 0 6 26 25 .309 20 29 1

1998 World Series




1998 World Series

New York Yankees Team Pitching Stats

Players Name W L G GS CG S SH IP ERA H SO ER BB
David Cone 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 6.0 3.00 2 4 2 3
Orlando Hernandez 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 7.0 1.29 6 7 1 3
Graeme Lloyd 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.1 0.00 0 0 0 0
Ramiro Mendoza 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 9.00 2 1 1 0
Jeff Nelson 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 2.1 0.00 2 4 0 1
Andy Pettitte 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 7.1 0.00 5 4 0 3
Mariano Rivera 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 4.1 0.00 5 4 0 0
Mike Stanton 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.2 27.00 3 1 2 0
David Wells 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 7.0 6.43 7 4 5 2
W L G GS CG S SH IP ERA H SO ER BB
Total 4 0 13 4 0 3 0 36.0 2.75 32 29 11 12

1998 World Series




1998 World Series

San Diego Padres Team Hitting Stats

Players Name Pos G AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI Avg BB SO SB
Andy Ashby p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Brian Boehringer p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Kevin Brown p 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 0 0 0
Ken Caminiti 3b 4 14 2 1 0 0 1 1 .143 2 7 0
Steve Finley of 3 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 .083 0 2 1
Chris Gomez ss 4 11 4 0 1 0 2 0 .364 1 1 0
Tony Gwynn of 4 16 8 0 0 1 2 3 .500 1 0 0
Joey Hamilton p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Carlos Hernandez c 4 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 .200 0 3 0
Sterling Hitchcock p 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 .500 0 0 0
Trevor Hoffman p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Wally Joyner 1b 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 3 1 0
Mark Langston p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Jim Leyritz 1b,c 4 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1 4 0
Dan Miceli p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Greg Myers c 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 2 0
Randy Myers p 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Ruben Rivera of 3 5 4 2 0 0 1 1 .800 0 0 0
Andy Sheets ss 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 1 0
Mark Sweeney ph 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 .667 0 0 0
John Vander Wal of 4 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 .400 0 2 0
Greg Vaughn dh 4 15 2 0 0 2 3 4 .133 1 2 0
Quilvio Veras 2b 4 15 3 2 0 0 3 1 .200 3 4 0
Donne Wall p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI Avg BB SO SB
Total 134 32 7 1 3 13 11 .239 12 29 1

1998 World Series




1998 World Series

San Diego Padres Team Pitching Stats

Players Name W L G GS CG S SH IP ERA H SO ER BB
Andy Ashby 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2.2 13.50 10 1 4 1
Brian Boehringer 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2.0 9.00 4 3 2 2
Kevin Brown 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 14.1 4.40 14 13 7 6
Joey Hamilton 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 0.00 0 1 9 1
Sterling Hitchcock 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 1.50 7 7 1 1
Trevor Hoffman 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 9.00 2 0 2 1
Mark Langston 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.2 40.50 1 0 3 2
Dan Miceli 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1.2 0.00 2 1 0 2
Randy Myers 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1.0 9.00 0 2 1 1
Donne Wall 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2.2 6.75 3 1 2 3
W L G GS CG S SH IP ERA H SO ER BB
Total 0 4 16 4 0 0 0 34.0 5.82 43 29 22 20

1998 World Series