Bernie Williams

Bernie Williams

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  • 6' 2"/205
  • Age: 47

Bernie Williams 2015 Postseason Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
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Bernie Williams Postseason Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.275 22 80 8 .850

Bernie Williams MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.297 287 1257 147 .858

Bernie Williams Bio

  • Full Name: Bernabe Williams
  • Born: 9/13/1968 in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • College: University of Puerto Rico
  • Debut: July 7, 1991
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
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Postseason Career Stats 465 83 128 22 80 8 .275 .371 .850
MLB Career Stats 7869 1366 2336 287 1257 147 .297 .381 .858
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Uniform number retired

Year Team
2015 NY Yankees

World Series Championship

Year Team League
1996 NY Yankees AL
1998 NY Yankees AL
1999 NY Yankees AL
2000 NY Yankees AL

AL All-Star

Year Team League
1997 NY Yankees AL
1998 NY Yankees AL
1999 NY Yankees AL
2000 NY Yankees AL
2001 NY Yankees AL

ALCS MVP

Year Team League
1996 NY Yankees AL

AL Silver Slugger

Year Team League
2002 NY Yankees AL

Rawlings AL Gold Glove

Year Team League
1997 NY Yankees AL
1998 NY Yankees AL
1999 NY Yankees AL
2000 NY Yankees AL

AL Player of the Month

Month Team League
08/1997 NY Yankees AL
05/1998 NY Yankees AL

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/31/1997 NY Yankees AL
05/31/1998 NY Yankees AL
06/10/2001 NY Yankees AL
08/18/2002 NY Yankees AL

Bernie Williams Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
1995 .307 18th in AL
1996 .305 23rd in AL
1997 .328 4th in AL
1998 .339 1st in AL
1999 .342 3rd in AL
2000 .307 18th in AL
2001 .307 11th in AL
2002 .333 3rd in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
1996 29 23rd in AL
1998 26 23rd in AL
2000 30 21st in AL
2001 26 23rd in AL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
1996 102 24th in AL
1997 100 19th in AL
1998 97 24th in AL
1999 115 13th in AL
2000 121 9th in AL
2002 102 17th in AL

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
1994 16 18th in AL
1996 17 18th in AL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
1995 .878 22nd in AL
1996 .926 19th in AL
1997 .952 8th in AL
1998 .997 3rd in AL
1999 .971 9th in AL
2000 .957 11th in AL
2001 .917 11th in AL
2002 .908 9th in AL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
1994 .384 25th in AL
1995 .392 19th in AL
1996 .391 22nd in AL
1997 .408 7th in AL
1998 .422 2nd in AL
1999 .435 4th in AL
2000 .391 20th in AL
2001 .395 9th in AL
2002 .415 5th in AL
2003 .367 21st in AL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
1995 .487 24th in AL
1996 .535 16th in AL
1997 .544 10th in AL
1998 .575 10th in AL
1999 .536 18th in AL
2000 .566 11th in AL
2001 .522 17th in AL
2002 .493 21st in AL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
1994 80 11th in AL
1995 93 13th in AL
1996 108 15th in AL
1997 107 8th in AL
1998 101 20th in AL
1999 116 7th in AL
2000 108 10th in AL
2001 102 12th in AL
2002 102 14th in AL
2004 105 14th in AL

Walks

Season BB Rank
1994 61 13th in AL
1995 75 14th in AL
1996 82 22nd in AL
1997 73 23rd in AL
1998 74 25th in AL
1999 100 5th in AL
2001 78 15th in AL
2002 83 10th in AL
2003 71 15th in AL
2004 85 7th in AL

Hits

Season H Rank
1994 118 24th in AL
1995 173 7th in AL
1997 167 21st in AL
1998 169 22nd in AL
1999 202 3rd in AL
2001 166 16th in AL
2002 204 3rd in AL

Doubles

Season 2B Rank
1993 31 25th in AL
1994 29 10th in AL
1995 29 22nd in AL
1997 35 18th in AL
2000 37 18th in AL
2001 38 10th in AL
2002 37 12th in AL

Triples

Season 3B Rank
1991 4 25th in AL
1993 4 23rd in AL
1995 9 4th in AL
1996 7 7th in AL
1997 6 10th in AL
1998 5 16th in AL
1999 6 14th in AL
2000 6 8th in AL

Games Played

Season G Rank
1995 144 3rd in AL
1999 158 8th in AL
2002 154 19th in AL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
1993 567 23rd in AL
1994 408 25th in AL
1995 563 5th in AL
1999 591 21st in AL
2002 612 14th in AL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
1994 475 21st in AL
1995 648 4th in AL
1999 697 9th in AL
2002 699 9th in AL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
1995 274 11th in AL
1996 295 23rd in AL
1997 277 22nd in AL
1998 287 21st in AL
1999 317 15th in AL
2000 304 21st in AL
2001 282 24th in AL
2002 302 11th in AL

Strikeouts

Season SO Rank
1993 106 19th in AL
1995 98 18th in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
1993 9 20th in AL
1994 9 7th in AL
1995 6 21st in AL
1997 8 18th in AL
1998 9 17th in AL
1999 10 8th in AL

Bernie Williams Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 24, 2015 OF Bernie Williams retired.

Bernabe Williams Bio Info

Was signed by Fred Ferreira and recommended by Roberto Rivera...attended the University of Puerto Rico, working toward a degree in biology...graduated from Escuela Libre de Musica H.S. in San Juan...won four gold medals at the age of 15 at an international track meet...was one of the world's top 400- meter runners for his age group...played Little League and Babe Ruth League as a youngster, playing against Juan Gonzalez and Ivan Rodriguez...enjoys playing classical guitar and listening to jazz...took over for Don Mattingly as the Yankees' representative for the Children's Health Fund in 1997, donating and raising money for each home run he hits...established by singer Paul Simon, the Fund provides health care for underpriviledged and homeless children nationwide...in 2003 released his debut jazz Album "The Journey Within"...received the 2004 Joe DiMaggio "Toast of the Town" Award from the New York Chapter of the B.B.W.A.A. 2005 Hit .249 (121-for-485) with 12 HR and 64 RBIs in 141 games (99 starts in center field and 22 at designated hitter). ... Over the last 10 seasons (1996-2005), ranks eighth in the Major Leagues with 1,626 hits. ... Is senior Yankee in continuous service time with the club, playing his 15th season (1991-2005) and is now only the 10th player in franchise history to wear pinstripes for 15 seasons, joining Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Bill Dickey, Red Ruffing, Frank Crosetti, Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle, Whitey Ford and Roy White. ... Hit game-winning, seventh-inning grand slam on 5/16 at Seattle, his 11th career grand slam and his first since 8/8/04 win vs. Toronto. ... Was 4-for-5 with three-run HR and 5 RBIs in 7/2 win at Detroit. ... His fourth-inning single surpassed Don Mattingly for sole possession of fifth place on the Yankees all-time hit list. ... Hit game-winning two-run walk-off HR in the 11th in 8/13 win vs. Texas. Was his third walk-off home run of his career and first since 9/30/04 vs. Minnesota. ... Recorded the 2,215th hit of his career in fourth inning of 9/27 loss at Baltimore, surpassing Joe DiMaggio (2,214) for fourth place on the Yankees' all-time list. 2004 Hit .262 (147-for-561) with 105R, 22HR and 70RBI in 148 games (93 starts in center field and 50 at designated hitter)...has scored at least 100 runs in eight of his last nine seasons...ranked seventh in the American League with 85 walks...over the last 10 seasons, is sixth in the Major Leagues with 1,278 hits and ranks ninth with 1,019 runs...did not accompany the team to Japan for "Opening Series 2004" as he rehabbed in Tampa after an appendectomy...had made 11 straight Opening Day starts...missed first two games of the season before going 1-for-3 with 1BB on 4/6 at Tampa Bay...hit solo- HR (#7) and was 3-for-4 in 6/6 win vs. Texas...batted in the leadoff position for the first time since 4/16/96 at Milwaukee...became the seventh Yankee to record 2,000 hits with a fourth-inning single in 6/10 win vs. Colorado and was 3- for-3 with 2R, 1 triple, 1RBI and 2BB...joined Lou Gehrig 2,721; Babe Ruth 2,518; Mickey Mantle 2,415; Joe DiMaggio 2,214; Don Mattingly 2,153; and Yogi Berra 2,148...led off 6/16 win at Arizona with a home run (#9), the fifth leadoff HR of his career and his first since 8/6/95 at Detroit...was also the 250th home run of his career, tying him with Graig Nettles for sixth place on the Yankees' all-time list...scored at least one run in nine straight games from 6/6-16 and 14-of-15 games from 6/6-23...had a season-high 12-game hitting streak from 6/6-19, batting .391 (18-for-46) during that span (equaled Alex Rodriguez for longest such streak by a Yankee this season)...hit solo-HR (#10) and established a season high with four hits, going was 4-for-5 with 3RBI in 7/4 loss at the Mets...his seventh-inning single on 7/18 at Detroit snapped an 0-for-23 stretch, which tied the longest hitless streak of his career (also 0-for-23 in 2003)...was 2-for-4 with 2R and 2 doubles in 8/6 win vs. Toronto...his first-inning double was the 390th of his career, surpassing Joe DiMaggio (389) for sole possession of fourth place on the club's all-time list...hit grand slam in the first inning of 8/8 win vs. Toronto, the 10th grand slam of his career and his first since 7/25/00 at Baltimore...he surpassed Mickey Mantle and Yogi Berra (9) for sole possession of fourth place on the Yankees' all-time list (behind Lou Gehrig, 23; Joe DiMaggio, 13; and Babe Ruth, 12)...in 8/13 win at Seattle, batted fourth for first time since 9/3/03 at Toronto, going 2- for-5 with a three-run HR...in 9/5 win vs. Baltimore, recorded his first sacrifice hit since 4/25/96 vs. Cleveland...hit two-run walk-off home run (#21) in the bottom of the ninth inning in the Yankees' American- League-East-clinching win vs. Minnesota on 9/30...was his second career regular-season walk-off home run (also on 8/16/98 vs. Texas)...the home run was the Yankees 241st of the season, establishing a new single-season franchise record (previous record was 240 in 1961)...hit .296 (16-for-54) and tied Hideki Matsui for the team-high with 3HR and 13RBI in 11 postseason games...has played in 115 career postseason games, the most in Major-League history...also extended his Major-League record for postseason home runs (22) and RBI (79)...his eighth and ninth LCS home runs to tie George Brett for the all-time LCS lead and surpassed Brett (18) for the all-time LCS lead in extra-base hits with 19...is also the all-time LCS leader with 31 runs, 52 hits, 10 doubles, 33RBI and 25 walks. 2003 Hit .263 (117-for-445) with 15HR and 64RBI in 119 games (113 starts in center field and three at designated hitter)...made his 11th straight Opening-Day start for Yankees (1993-'03) on 3/31 at Toronto and his 10th in center field (1993-99, 2001-'03), surpassing Earle Combs for second most of any center fielder in franchise history (behind only Mickey Mantle, 13)...has 1,950 hits for sole possession of eighth place on the Yankees' all-time list; has 241 career home runs for sole possession of seventh place and needs 9 to tie Graig Nettles (250) for sixth place; has 1,062 RBI for sole possession of ninth place; has 372 career doubles for sole possession of fifth place and needs 17 to tie Joe DiMaggio (389) for fourth place...recorded 1,000th career RBI with second-inning double in 4/2 win at Toronto...homered in three straight games (4/19-20-21 at Minnesota), equaling the longest such streak of his career (ninth time and first since 5/15-17/02)...was placed on the 15-day disabled list on 5/23 and had successful arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on 5/27 to repair a tear of the medial meniscus...the surgery was performed by Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, Alabama...in five game rehab assignment with Trenton, batted .333 (5-for-15) with 4 RBI...was reinstated from the 15-day D.L. before 7/9 game at Cleveland (missed 42 games)...snapped 0-for-23 stretch with seventh-inning RBI single...hit two solo-HRs (#13, 14) and was 3-for-3 with 1HP in 9/13 Game 1 win vs. Tampa Bay...was the 16th multi-HR game of his career (all two-home-run games) and his first since 5/17/02 vs. Minnesota...drove in at least one run in eight straight games from 9/7-13...batted .318 (21-for-66) with 2 HR and 10 RBI in 17 postseason games...recorded his first four-hit game in the World Series in Game Four at Florida on 10/22, going 4-for-6...was the first four-hit game by a Yankee in World-Series play since Jose Vizcaino on 10/21/00 in Game One of the 2000 World Series vs. the New York Mets...hit his 19th career postseason home run in Game Three of the World Series at Florida on 10/21 (career #5 in the World Series), surpassing Mickey Mantle and Reggie Jackson for the all-time Major-League lead...also has 66 post-season RBI, surpassing David Justice (63) for the all-time postseason lead. 2002 Hit .307 and established career high with 31 HR and 121 RBI in 141 games (136 start in center field and four at DH) ... Collected 100 RBl and scored 100 R and 100 RBI - Lou Gehrig (14) times, Babe Ruth (11) and Joe DiMaggio (eight) ... Along with teammate Derek Jeter, reached the 100-run plateau in 2000 for the fifth straight season (1996-2000) - it is only the third time since 1900 that teammates have each scores 100 or more runs in at least five consecutive season - the Yankees' Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Earl Combs each did it for seven straight years from 1926-32 and Cincinnati's Joe Morgan and Pete Rose did it five straight times from 1972 -76 - also joins Jeter as the only Yankees to score 100 runs in five consecutive seasons since Mickey Mantle scored 100 R in nine straight seasons (1953-61) ... Was top vote-getter among AL outfielders and was elected to his first all-star Game (fourth overall) - was 0-for-3 ... Was DH for season's first three games (at Anaheim) because of sour right shoulder ... Homered from both sides of the (#5,6) and was 3-for-4 with 5 RBI and 1 BB on 4/23 win at Toronto, along with C Jorge Posada, became the first pair of players in major-league history to hit switch-hit home runs in the same game, he has now hit switch-hit home runs six times in the regular season (has done it twice in post season play) ... Batted second in the Yankees line-up for the first time in 2000 on 5/17 vs. Chicago and hit solo-HR (#9) and grand slam (#10) - was his 11th two-home-run game of his career and second of the season (also 4/23 at Toronto), was hi eighth career grand lam and the second by a Yankee in '00 (also Brosius in 5/7 vs. Baltimore) ... Hit 2-run HR (#13)- established season highs with 4 H and 7 RBI and was 4-for-4 with 3 R and 2 doubles on 6/17 vs. Chicago ... Scored at least one run in 13 consecutive games from 6/19-7/2, the streak fell five shy of the Yankee and major-league record of 18 games with a run scored by Red Rolfe in 1939 and Kenny Lofton in 2000 ... Homered in three consecutive games on 6/20-22 at Boston ... Hit second grand slam of season (#22) and was 2-for-5 with 2 R and 5 RBI in 7/25 win in Baltimore ... Tied a career-high with 3 doubles (now done three times) in 8/5 loss vs. Seattle ... With solo-HR on 8/6 vs. Seattle, reached the 100 RBI plateau for the second consecutive season and fourth time in his career, accomplished in Game No. 106, it equaled the fastest to 100 RBI by a Yankee since 1948 when Joe DiMaggio reached 100 RBI in the club's 105th Game, Williams, Roger Maris (1961) and Tino Martinez (1997) reached the century mark in the club's 106th game 2001 Again brought consistent production to the heart of the Yankees line-up, batting .307 (166-for-540) with a career-high 38 doubles, 26 HR and 94 RBI in 146 games (143 starts in center field and one at DH)...made his ninth straight Opening-Day start as a Yankee, his eighth in CF (also 1 DH) and hit third career Opening-Day HR in 4/2 win vs. KC...moved ahead of Joe DiMaggio into third place for most O.D. starts in CF (trails Mickey Mantle, 13; and Earle Combs, 9)...joined Paul O'Neill as the only Yankee to start every season opener since 1993...batted second in 5/1 win at Minnesota for first time since seven-game stretch from 5/17-25/00 and was 2-for-5...batted fifth in the order for the first time since 7/17/99 vs. Atlanta and was 1-for-4 with 1 RBI in 5/9 win vs. Minnesota...missed three-game series at Oakland (5/15-17) after returning to Puerto Rico on 5/13 to be with his father (Bernabe Sr.) who suffered heart attack and passed away later that day...missed 10 games from 4/9-19, flying to Puerto Rico to be with father who was suffering from pulmonary fibrosis...homered in back-to-back games (5/23-24 vs. Boston) for first time since 8/8-9/00 vs. Oakland...on 6/1 vs. Cleveland committed first error of 2001 and first since 9/12/99 vs. Boston (span of 198 games)...was 3-for-5 in 6/2 win vs. Cleveland, collecting the 1,500th hit of his career with a fifth-inning single...was named A.L. Co-Player of the Week for June 4-10 with Tampa Bay's Greg Vaughn, batting .417 (10-for-24) with 3 HR, 6 RBI and a league-leading .917 slugging percentage...homered in three straight games, 6/16-17 at NY Mets and 6/18 at Detroit...batted a Major-League leading .450 (45-for-100) with 27 R, 11 doubles, 8 HR and 25 RBI in 27 games in June...hit two tworun HRs (one from each side of the plate) and was 2-for-3 with 2 R and 1 BB in 6/30 win vs. Tampa Bay...homered from both sides of the plate for the seventh time in his career in the regular season (second on the Yankees' all-time list behind Mickey Mantle, 10)...was selected to his fifth consecutive All-Star Game, going 0-for-1 in the American-League's 4-1 win on 7/10 in Seattle...had his streak of reaching base safely in 42 consecutive games snapped in 7/13 loss at Florida when he went 0-for-4...it was the longest such streak of his career and fell one game short of being the longest streak in the Majors this season (Seattle's Edgar Martinez had a 43- game streak)...it was the longest streak by a Yankee since Derek Jeter reached base safely in the 57 games in the 1998 (4 G) and 1999 (53 G) seasons...hit 2-run HR (#19)-the 200th of his career-and was 2-for-4 with 2 R, 1 double and 1 BB in 8/25 win at Anaheim...had gone 98 AB since his last home run on 7/28 at Toronto...snapped season-high hitting streak at 16 straight games 9/2 at Boston, going 0-for-4...was longest hitting streak by a Yankee since Williams had a 17-game streak in 2000...had gone 47 consecutive plate appearances without striking out before fanning in two at-bats on 9/4 at Toronto (was the longest active streak in the Majors)...had streaks of 59-, 56- and 47 consecutive PAs without a strikeout this season (his longest such streak prior to 2001 was 40 PA in 1992)...recorded second two-home run game of the season--the 13th of his career--in 10/6 loss at Tampa Bay...batted .220 (13-for-59) with 3 HR and a team-high 11 RBI in 17 post-season games...became the first player in ALCS history to homer in three consecutive games..his 21 career RBI is an ALCS record, surpassing Reggie Jackson's 20...also has 21 career ALCS walks, surpassing Ricky Henderson's 19...has played in 27 ALCS games with one club, matching George Brett's record of 27 games with Kansas City. 2000 Has settled into his role as one of baseball's most dynamic and talented players, batting .307 and establishing career highs with 30 HR and 121 RBI in 141 games (136 starts in center field and four at DH)...collected 100 RBI and scored 100 R for the fourth time in his career in the same season...only three other players in Yankee history had as many as three seasons with both 100 R and 100 RBI--Lou Gehrig (14 times), Babe Ruth (11) and Joe DiMaggio (eight)...along with teammate Derek Jeter, reached the 100-run plateau in 2000 for the fifth straight season (1996-2000)...it is only the third time since 1900 that teammates have each scored 100 or more runs in at least five consecutive seasons...the Yankees' Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Earle Combs each did it for seven straight years from 1926-'32 and Cincinnati's Joe Morgan and Pete Rose did it five straight times from 1972-'76...he also joins Jeter as the only Yankees to score 100 runs in five consecutive seasons since Mickey Mantle scored 100R in nine straight seasons (1953-61)...was top vote-getter among AL outfielders and was elected to his first All-Star Game (fourth overall) going 0-for-3...was DH for season's first three games (at Anaheim) because of sore right shoulder...homered from both sides of the plate (#5, 6) and was 3-for-4 with 5 RBI and 1 BB on 4/23 win at Toronto...along with C Jorge Posada, became the first pair of players in Major-League history to hit switch-hit home runs in the same game...was the fifth time has hit switch-hit homers in the same game...batted second in the Yankees line-up for the first time in 2000 on 5/17 vs. Chicago and hit switch-hit home runs, a solo-HR (#9) and grand slam (#10)...was his eighth career grand slam and the second by a Yankee in '00 (also Brosius on 5/7 vs. Baltimore)...has now hit switch-hit home runs six times in the regular season (has done it twice in post-season play)...hit 2-run HR (#13)--established season highs with 4 H and 7 RBI--and was 4-for-4 with 3 R and 2 doubles on 6/17 vs. Chicago...scored at least one run in 13 consecutive games from 6/19-7/2...the streak fell five shy of the Yankee and Major-League record of 18 games with a run scored by Red Rolfe (1939) and Kenny Lofton (2000)...homered in three consecutive games on 6/20-22 at Boston...hit second grand slam of season (#22) and was 2-for-5 with 2 R and 5 RBI in 7/25 win at Baltimore...tied a career-high with 3 doubles (now done three times) in 8/5 loss vs. Seattle...drove in his 100th run in Game No. 106, equaling the fastest to 100 RBI by a Yankee since 1948 when Joe DiMaggio reached 100 RBI in the club's 105th game...Williams, Roger Maris (1961) and Tino Martinez (1997) reached the century mark in the club's 106th game...hit solo-HR (#26)--his second in as many games--and was 2-for-3 with 3 R and 2 BB in 8/9 win vs. Oakland...the homer was his third career HR into the "black" section of the center-field bleachers (only Williams and Danny Tartabull have done it three times)...missed seven straight games (8/19-25) with strained right rib cage (suffered in batting practice prior to 8/19 game vs. Anaheim)...made consecutive starts in CF on 9/19-20 for the first time in 17 games since 9/4 at Kansas City (when he left game in second inning with soreness in right rib cage)...hit 30th home run of the season in 9/24 win vs. Detroit, establishing single-season career-high (hit 29 in 1996)...batted .279 (17-for-61) with 2 HR and 5 RBI, starting all 16 games in centerfield...hit safely in all six games of the American League Championship Series vs. Seattle...snapped an 0-for-22 stretch in World Series play with a solo-HR in the second inning of Game Five. 1999 Enjoyed his finest all-around season in the Majors, batting .342 with 25 HR and 115 RBI in 158 games...made 154 starts (153 in center field and one at designated hitter)...established career-highs in hits (202), runs (116), RBI, walks (100) and games played...collected 100 RBI and scored 100 R for the third time in his career in the same season...only four other players in Yankee history had as many as three seasons with both 100 R and 100 RBI (Lou Gehrig (14 times), Babe Ruth (11), Joe DiMaggio (eight) and Mickey Mantle (three)...became the first Yankee since Lou Gehrig in 1937 to have at least 200 hits and 100 walks in the same season...joined Derek Jeter as the first pair of Yankee teammates to have 200 or more hits in the same season since Joe DiMaggio and Lou Gehrig in 1937...joined Jeter as the first pair of Yankee teammates to score 100 runs in four consecutive seasons since Frank Crosetti, Joe DiMaggio and Red Rolfe acomplished the feat from 1936-39...also joined Jeter as the only Yankees to score 100 or more runs in four consecutive seasons since Mickey Mantle scored 100 R in nine straight seasons (1953-61)...led the Major Leagues with seven four- hit games...marked the most games of four-or-more hits in a season since Don Mattingly and Dave Winfield each had seven four-hit games in 1984...was selected to his third All-Star Team by Manager Joe Torre and was 0-for-1...was 3-for-6 and had his ninth career extra- inning, game-winning hit--an RBI single in the 11th inning--on 4/25 vs. Toronto...had his seventh career multi-home run game on 5/4 at Minnesota, the fourth game in which he has homered from both sides of the plate (also has two in post-season play)...had back-to-back four hit games on 6/22-23 at Tampa Bay, the first Yankee to accomplish the feat since Wade Boggs in 1994...was moved to the second position in the Yankees order on 6/18 vs. Anaheim and hit in 12 straight games before moving back to the clean-up spot on 7/2 vs. Baltimore...during the 12-game span Williams hit .444 (24-for- 54) with 18 R, four doubles, 5 HR and 12 RBI...snapped his season- high 17-game hitting streak on 7/7 at Detroit (career high is 21 straight in 1993)...it was the longest streak by a Yankee since Paul O'Neill also hit in 17 straight in 1998...drove in five runs on 8/4 vs. Toronto with his third multi-HR game of the season (was his ninth regular season multi-HR game of his career...hit sixth grand slam of his career in 8/9 win at Oakland...established a career high with 34 RBI in the month of August and is only the third Yankee in the 1990's to drive in at least 30 runs in a month (joins Tino Martinez, 34 in April 1997 and Paul O'Neill, 33 in May 1998, 31 in September 1999)...drove in and scored his 100th run of the season on 9/7 at Kansas City...returned to New York on 9/8 to undergo the second MRI on his left shoulder (the first was performed on 6/21) at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center...the procedure confirmed the original diagnosis of inflammation and tendinitis...had three intentional walks on 9/26 vs. Tampa Bay, making him the first Yankee to receive three intentional passes since Jesse Barfield on 6/27/89 at Detroit (Ruben Sierra also had three IBB in 15-inning win on 5/1/ 96 at Baltimore)...reached the 200-hit plateau for the first time in his career with three hits in day-night double-header on 9/30 at Baltimore...batted .273 (12-for-44) with 2 HR and 8 RBI in the postseason, starting all 12 games in centerfield...was 3-for-5 with a post-season career-high 6 RBI in Game One of the Division Series vs. Texas on 10/5...his six runs batted in tied Bobby Richardson for the franchise record for RBI in a post-season game (Richardson had a World Series-record 6 RBI in Game Three of the 1960 World Series on 10/8 vs. Pittsburgh)...has a Major-League record 17 career Division- Series RBI...with his homer in Game One he also tied Paul O'Neill for the all-time Division Series record for home runs (six)...his single in Game Three at Texas on 10/9 gave him 22 career Division- Series hits, tying him with Tino Martinez and O'Neill for the Division Series career hit record...with his 10th-inning game-ending solo homer in Game Two of the American League Championship Series vs. Boston on 10/13, he became the only player in Major-League history to belt two career "walk-off" home runs in the postseason (also connected off Randy Myers for a game-ending 11th-inning home run in Game One of the 1996 ALCS on 10/9 vs. Baltimore)...is one of six Yankees to have "walk-off" homers in post-season play (also Tommy Henrich, 1949 WS; Mickey Mantle, 1964 WS; Chris Chambliss, 1976 ALCS; Jim Leyritz, 1995 ALDS; and Chad Curtis, 1999 WS). 1998 Became the first player ever to win a batting title, Gold Glove Award and World Series Championship in the same season...batted .339 with 26 HR and 97 RBI in 128 games...made 128 starts (123 in CF and 5 at DH)...won his first American-League batting title, edging Boston's Mo Vaughn on the last day of the season (.339 to .337)...also won his second consecutive Rawlings Gold Glove Award...was among the American-League leaders in on-base percentage (.422, 2nd) and slugging percentage (.575, 10th)...batted .337 with 10 HR and 36 RBI righthanded and .339 with 16 HR and 61 RBI lefthanded...was selected to his second All-Star Team, but did not play due to injury...joined Paul O'Neill (.317) as the first pair of Yankee outfielders since Babe Ruth and Earle Combs (1927-33) to bat .300 or better in four consecutive seasons...went homerless in his first 119 at-bats of the season before hitting a two-run shot off Glendon Rusch on 5/12 vs. Kansas City...belted his fifth career grand slam on 5/13 vs. Texas (off Rick Helling)...had a season-high 5 RBI on 5/27 at Chicago...was named American-League Player-of-the- Week from 5/25-31, batting .586 (17-for-29) with 2 HR and 9 RBI...was also named American-League Player-of-the-Month for May, batting .402 with 7 HR and 27 RBI...became only the third player to hit two or more home runs into the black section in center field on 6/7 vs. Florida (also Danny Tartabull, 3x and Reggie Jackson, 2x)...was placed on the 15-day disabled list on 6/11 with a sprained right knee...suffered the injury sliding into third base on 6/10 at Montreal...missed 31 games due to injury (Yankees were 21-10 without him)...in four rehab games with Class-A Tampa and Double-A Norwich, he hit .538 (7-for-13) with 2 HR and 5 RBI...had a season-high 16- game hitting streak from 7/31-8/14, batting .365 (23-for-63) with 4 HR and 12 RBI...on the 50th Anniversary of the death of Babe Ruth, he went 4-for-5 with the game-winning solo homer in the bottom of the ninth inning on 8/16 vs. Texas (Yankees won 6-5)...had a stretch from 8/10-18 in which he homered in six of nine games...homered in three consecutive games from 8/16-18...had his lone multi-homer game of the season on 9/4 at Chicago, belting home runs from both sides of the plate for the third time in his career (off Mike Sirotka and Bill Simas)...batted .188 with 1 HR and 8 RBI in the postseason, starting every game in center field...went hitless in the Division Series vs. Texas, going 0-for-11...had his best series of the postseason in the ALCS vs. Cleveland, batting .381 with 0 HR and 5 RBI...his only hit of the World Series was a two-run homer off Andy Ashby in Game Two at Yankee Stadium...signed a seven-year contract with a club option for an eighth year on 11/25. 1997 Emerged as one of the best all-around players in baseball, batting .328 with 21 HR and 100 RBI while winning his first Rawlings Gold Glove Award...played 129 games, making 128 starts (all in CF)...finished fourth in the American-League batting race...was also among the A.L. leaders in on-base percentage (.408, 7th), runs scored (107, 8th), multi-hit games (53, T8th) and slugging percentage (.544, 10th)...batted .326 with 9 HR and 32 RBI right- handed and .329 with 12 HR and 68 RBI left-handed...was selected to his first career All-Star Team, walking in his only plate appearance (stole a base and scored)...tied his career high with four walks on 4/2 at Seattle (also on 9/19/96 vs. Baltimore, Game 1)...had a season-high 10-game hitting streak from 4/26-5/6, batting .357 (15- for-42) with 3 HR and 10 RBI...homered in three straight games from 5/10-12...was placed on the 15-day disabled list on 6/17 with a strained left hamstring...was reinstated on 7/2 and went 5-for-30 (.167) in nine games...left a 7/13 game vs. Detroit with a strained left hamstring and went back on the disabled list on 7/15 ...was reinstated on 8/1 and followed with a seven-game hitting streak from 8/1-7, batting .577 (15-for-26) with 4 HR and 8 RBI...batted .364 with 11 HR and 47 RBI in 54 games after coming off the disabled list, raising his batting average from .301 to a season-ending .328...had his fifth career multi-homer game on 8/3 vs. Minnesota, belting two in a 6-5 victory...was named American-League Player-of- the-Week from 8/24-31, batting .556 (10-for-18) with 1 HR and 5 RBI in four games...was also the American-League Player-of-the-Month for August, batting .395 (47-for-119) with 8 HR and 23 RBI in 29 games...hit his 100th career home run on 9/28 at Detroit, a solo shot off Greg Keagle...started all five games of the Division Series vs. Cleveland, batting .118 (2-for-17) with 0 HR and 1 RBI. 1996 Batted .305, setting career highs with 29 HR and 102 RBI in 143 games...made 142 starts (140 in CF and 2 at DH)...his 29 home runs were the most by a Yankee center fielder since Bobby Murcer hit 33 in 1972...hit 13 home runs right-handed and 16 left-handed, becoming one of only four players in the last 30 years to hit at least 13 homers from both sides of the plate (also Howard Johnson in '87 and '91, Bobby Bonilla in '90 and Ken Caminiti in '96)...had three two- homer games in '96 (6/8 at Detroit, 9/12 at Detroit and 9/19 vs. Baltimore)...recorded a career-high 10 outfield assists, tying him for fifth among American-League outfielders...belted his third career grand slam in a 5-4 win on 4/26 vs. Minnesota...tied his career high with five hits on 5/1 at Baltimore and 5/27 at California (now done three times)...was placed on the disabled list on 5/22 (retroactive to 5/11) with a strained left calf muscle...was reinstated on 5/26...homered in three straight games at Minnesota on 6/18 (DH) and 6/19...recorded a career-high 8 RBI, including a three-run homer and his fourth career grand slam, in a 12-3 win on 9/12 at Detroit...became the seventh Yankee to drive in at least eight runs in one game, joining George Selkirk (1935 and '38), Tony Lazzeri (1936), Bill Dickey (1938), Joe DiMaggio (1939 and '49), Joe Pepitone (1964) and Mike Pagliarulo (1988)...it was also the second time in his career (regular season) homering from both sides of the plate in the same game...batted .345 with 6 HR and 15 RBI in the postseason...combined to hit .471 (16-for-34) with 5 HR and 11 RBI in the Division Series and ALCS...homered from both sides of the plate for the second time in his post-season career in Game Four of the Division Series at Texas...he is the only player in Major-League history to homer from both sides of the plate in a post-season game...led off the bottom of the 11th inning with a game-winning home run off Randy Myers in the Yankees' 5-4 victory vs. Baltimore in Game One of the ALCS...was named Most Valuable Player of the ALCS, becoming the second Yankee to ever win the award (also Graig Nettles in 1981)...struggled in the World Series vs. Atlanta, batting .167 with 1 HR and 4 RBI...hit his first career World Series homer in the Yankees' 5-2 victory in Game Three at Atlanta (a two- run shot off Greg McMichael). 1995 Had a breakout season for the Yankees, batting .307 with 18 HR and 82 RBI in 144 games...made 143 starts (all in CF)...led the Yankees in games (144), runs (93), hits (173), total bases (274), triples (9) and walks (75)...tied Pat Kelly for the team lead in stolen bases (8)...his career-high nine triples were the most by a Yankee since Jerry Mumphrey had 10 in 1982...missed only two starts in center field all season (5/25 at California and 9/26 at Milwaukee)...his second missed start came after missing a flight from Puerto Rico following an off day...arrived in the third inning on 9/26 at Milwaukee and was inserted into the lineup...had gone home following the afternoon game on 9/24 to see his new-born daughter, Bianca (born on 9/14)...got off to a slow start, batting just .204 with 3 HR and 14 RBI through the end of May (29 games), including a 2-for-32 slump from 5/14-27...had a season-worst 0-for- 15 skid during that stretch, dropping his batting average to a season-low .188 on 5/27...came back strong, batting .333 with 15 HR and 68 RBI from June to October...had five three-hit games in 11 starts from 6/6-16, including four in the last six games of that stretch...recorded his 100th career double on 6/6 vs. Oakland...hit two triples on 7/4 at Chicago, becoming the first Yankee to do so since Claudell Washington on 6/17/88 at Cleveland...batted .354 with 3 HR and 20 RBI in August...recorded 46 hits for the month, tying the Dodgers' Mike Piazza for the Major-League lead...his 46 hits were the most in a month by a Yankee since Steve Sax had 47 in September 1991...had a season-high 10-game hitting streak from 8/4- 12, batting .349 (15-for-43) with 2 HR and 7 RBI...hit the fourth leadoff homer of his career on 8/6 at Detroit (off Brian Bohanon)...tied his career-high with three doubles on 8/19 at California (also 8/4/94 at Minnesota)...committed two errors in a game for the first time in his career on 8/21 at Oakland...batted .359 with 3 HR and 15 RBI in September, bringing his batting average over .300 for the first time on 9/10...did not dip below .300 the rest of the season...reached a season-high .312 on 9/18...batted .429 with 2 HR and 5 RBI in the Division Series vs. Seattle...broke a 4-4 tie in Game One with a two-RBI double in the Yankees' four-run seventh inning (Yankees won 9-6)...hit his first two career post- season homers in the Yankees' 7-4 loss in Game Three at Seattle...became the first player ever to homer from both sides of the plate in a post-season game (off Randy Johnson and Bill Risley). 1994 Batted .289 with 12 HR and 57 RBI in 108 games...made 104 starts (all in CF)...led the Majors in batting average for leadoff hitters, hitting .362 (46-for-127) with 3 HR and 15 RBI in 28 starts...also batted in the sixth, seventh and eighth positions...led the Yankees in games (108), at-bats (408), runs (80) and doubles (29)...batted .366 with 6 HR and 27 RBI righthanded and .247 with 6 HR and 30 RBI lefthanded...got off to a rough start, batting .178 in April and .168 through 5/9 (28 games)...snapped an 0-for-18 skid with an RBI- single on 5/11 vs. Cleveland and hit .339 the rest of the month...batted .326 with 8 HR and 46 RBI over his last 80 games (starting on 5/11)...batted .316 in June, .327 in July and .327 in August...homered in three straight games from 6/6-8 at Texas, going 7-for-12 with 4 HR and 11 RBI...had the first two-homer game of his career on 6/6 at Texas, recording a season-high 7 RBI in a 17-7 win...he also became the fifth Yankee ever to homer from both sides of the plate in the same game, joining Mickey Mantle (10x), Roy White (5x), Tom Tresh (3x) and Roy Smalley (1x)...hit a two-run shot off right-hander Duff Brumley in the fourth and a ninth-inning grand slam (the second of his career) off left-hander Darren Oliver (the first grand slam ever hit at The Ballpark in Arlington)...the last Yankee to homer from both sides of the plate in the same game had been Roy Smalley (1982)...hit the second career leadoff home run of his career on 6/8 at Texas (off James Hurst)...did not homer again until 7/2 vs. Seattle, a season-long 21 straight games...tied a Major-League record with two doubles in the seventh inning on 6/22 vs. Minnesota, becoming the first Yankee to do so since Don Mattingly (1987)...hit his third career leadoff homer on 7/22 at California (off Andrew Lorraine)...also tied his career high with four runs scored in that game (last on 8/11/91 vs. Detroit, Game 1)...had six straight multi-hit games from 7/21-27, batting .500 (15-for-30)...set a career high with three doubles on 8/4 at Minnesota...ended the year with a season-high eight-game hitting streak from 8/4-11, batting .342 (13-for-38). 1993 In his first full season in the Majors, Williams hit .268 with 12 HR and 68 RBI in 139 games...made 139 starts (all in CF)...batted .325 with 7 HR and 29 RBI vs. lefthanders and .239 with 5 HR and 39 RBI vs. righthanders...batted .239 with 9 HR and 39 RBI before the break and .298 with 3 HR and 29 RBI after the break...began the season as the Yankees' leadoff hitter, batting in the first slot in all 66 of his games played through the All-Star Break...batted predominantly in the sixth slot after the break, with Wade Boggs leading off...made 63 starts in the sixth spot (.310) and nine in the seventh (.222) after the break (also started one game as the leadoff hitter)...had a season-high 4 RBI three times (6/14 vs. Boston, 7/19 vs. Seattle and 8/17 vs. Texas, Game 1)...hit the first leadoff home run of his career on 4/27 at California (off Chuck Finley)...missed 23 games while on the disabled list from 5/13-6/7 with a rib-cage injury...suffered the injury on 5/12 vs. Milwaukee, leaving the game with a muscle strain in his rib cage after a check-swing...at the time of the injury, he was hitting .248 with 2 HR and 15 RBI in 33 games...came off the disabled list on 6/7 and batted .274 with 10 HR and 47 RBI in his last 106 games...had his most productive month in June, hitting five home runs and driving in 20 runs...belted the first grand slam of his career on 6/14 vs. Boston (off Danny Darwin)...homered the next night vs. Boston, going 4-for-5 with 2R, a triple and 2 RBI...from 6/14-17, he hit three homers in a four- game span...batted .280 with 3 HR and 15 RBI in July, raising his batting average from .251 to .260...had a career-high 21-game hitting streak from 8/1-8/23, the longest by a Yankee since Don Mattingly hit safely in 24 straight in 1986...tied with Montreal's Delino DeShields and San Francisco's Robby Thompson for the second- longest hitting streak in the Majors, behind Toronto's John Olerud (26 games)...batted .361 (30-for-83) with 1 HR and 10 RBI during the streak...hit safely in 26 of 28 games in August, raising his batting average from .260 to .281...batted just .214 with 1 HR and 7 RBI in September/October, dropping his batting average to a season-ending .268. 1992 Split the season between Triple-A Columbus and the Yankees...began the season on the Yankees' 25-man roster, playing two games before being optioned to Columbus on 4/15...batted .306 with 8 HR and 50 RBI in 95 games with the Clippers...was fourth in the International League in slugging percentage (.485), fifth in on-base percentage and fifth in batting (.306)...led Columbus with nine triples (tied for the league lead), including two in one inning on 6/7 vs. Rochester...stole 20 bases in 28 attempts...batted .393 with 4 HR and 22 RBI righthanded and .264 with 4 HR and 28 RBI lefthanded...homered from both sides of the plate on 6/5 at Toledo...was the organization's Player-of-the-Month for June and International-League Batter-of-the-Week from 6/7-13...was named to the International League's mid-season and post-season All-Star teams...was ranked fourth-best prospect in the International League by Baseball America...batted .280 with 5 HR and 26 RBI in 62 games with the Yankees...reached base safely in 57 of 62 games (92%), including 48 of his last 49 games (98%)...batted .298 with 1 HR and 9 RBI righthanded and .271 with 4 HR and 17 RBI lefthanded...had five outfield assists in just 62 games...was recalled from Columbus on 7/31, when OF Danny Tartabull was placed on the disabled list...returned to the Yankee lineup on 8/1 at Toronto and played every inning of every game the rest of the season (led off every game)...started three games in right field and three in left before moving to center field on 8/7 vs. Boston, where he remained through the end of the season...hit safely in 19 of 20 games from 8/23-9/13, batting .303 (27-for-89) with 1 HR and 11 RBI...his only hitless game in that stretch was an 0-for-6 performance on 9/1 at Milwaukee...had a season-high 10-game hitting streak from 9/2-9/13, batting .348 (16-for-46)...had a season-high four hits on 9/12 vs. Kansas City, going 4-for-5 with 3 R, a double and 2 RBI in an 11-9 win...reached base safely in his final 29 games of the season (9/2- 10/4), raising his batting average from .235 to .280...played winter ball in Puerto Rico for Arecibo, playing in just seven games due to injury...underwent arthroscopic surgery on 12/19 to repair ligament damage in his left knee...surgery was performed by Dr. Dan Kanell. 1991 Split the season between Triple-A Columbus and the Yankees...batted .294 with 8 HR and 37 RBI with the Clippers before making his Major- League debut on 7/7 vs. Baltimore...was selected to the Triple-A All-Star Team, but did not play because of his promotion...went 1- for-3 with a sacrifice fly and 2 RBI in his Major-League debut, starting in center field and batting eighth in a 5-3 loss...singled off Greg Olson in the ninth for his first career hit...stayed on the Yankees' 25-man roster and was the starting center fielder for the remainder of the season...batted .238 with 3 HR and 34 RBI in 85 games with the Yankees...made 85 starts (all in CF)...batted .255 with 1 HR and 21 RBI left-handed and .202 with 2 HR and 13 RBI right-handed...belted his first Major-League home run on 7/14 at California, a solo shot off Chuck Finley...also homered the next night at Seattle off Bill Krueger (solo)...had a season-high seven- game hitting streak from 7/31-8/6, batting .323 (10-for-31)...was 0- for-5 with five strikeouts on 8/21 at Kansas City, becoming only the second Yankee ever to strike out five times in one game...pitcher Johnny Broaca was the first, on 6/25/34 vs. Chicago...hit his first career homer as a left-handed batter on 8/28 vs. Texas, a solo shot off Wayne Rosenthal...saw his average drop from .245 to .225, batting just .186 in September...went 7-for-10 in his last two games, raising his batting average to a season-ending .238...set a career high with five hits on 10/5 vs. Cleveland, going 5-for-6 with 1R, 2 RBI and a stolen base in a 7-5 loss. 1990 Spent the entire season at Double-A Albany, batting .281 with 8 HR and 54 RBI in 134 games...led the Eastern League with 98 walks and 39 stolen bases...led Albany in games (134), at-bats (466), runs (91), hits (131), doubles (28), walks (98) and stolen bases (39)...was named to the Eastern League All-Star Team...was named Eastern-League Player-of-the-Week from 7/16-22...was selected to Baseball America's Double-A All-Star Team...was named in Baseball America's post-season poll as the second-best prospect in the Eastern League...batted .350 in post-season play. 1989 Split time between Double-A Albany and Triple-A Columbus, batting a combined .239 with 13 HR and 58 RBI in 141 games...began the season at Columbus, batting .216 with 2 HR and 16 RBI in 50 games...was sent to Albany, where he batted .252 with 11 HR and 42 RBI in 91 games...his eight triples ranked third in the Eastern League...hit from the left side for the first time in his career. 1988 Won his first Minor-League batting title, hitting .335 with 7 HR and 45 RBI in 92 games at Class-A Prince William of the Carolina League...season was cut short on 7/14 after he ran into the outfield wall at Hagerstown while chasing a fly ball...suffered a fracture of the right navicular bone (wrist)...was placed on the disabled list and missed the remainder of the season. 1987 Split time between Class-A Fort Lauderdale and Short-A Oneonta...started the season at Fort Lauderdale, batting just .155 with 0 HR and 4 RBI in 25 games...separated his shoulder on 5/7 and was out for a month...was assigned to Oneonta upon his return and batted .344 with 0 HR and 15 RBI in 25 games...stole 18 bases in just 50 combined games...was added to the Yankees' 40-man roster on 11/8. 1986 Spent his first professional season at Sarasota (rookie) of the Gulf Coast League...batted .270 with 2 HR and 25 RBI in 61 games...stole 33 bases...led the Gulf Coast League in runs (45) and caught stealing (12)...also led league outfielders in total chances (123) and putouts (117)...was selected to the Gulf Coast League All-Star Team.