The Best Pitchers In New York Yankees History

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Vote up the top pitchers to take the mound for the Yankees.

The best pitchers in New York Yankees history are all part of a long legacy of stellar pitching that stretches back to the beginnings of the franchise. Whether they were starters who became a key part of a winning pitching rotation or relievers who filled out the back end of the pitching staff, all of these players have been integral to the Yankees becoming the most successful franchise in the history of the sport.

Former stars like Andy Pettitte and Roger Clemens appear below, as well as Hall of Fame starting pitchers like Mike Mussina and Whitey Ford. Of course, there is Mariano Rivera, who began and ended his lengthy championship career as part of the Yankees roster.

So vote up the top pitchers in New York Yankees history. Help choose the players who contributed the most to the franchise over the years and those who helped the team win games when it mattered.

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  • Whitey Ford
    1
    74 votes

    Yankees career: 1950, 1953–1967

    Yankees WAR: 53.5

  • Yankees career: 1995-2013

    Yankees WAR: 56.3

  • Lefty Gomez
    3
    41 votes

    Yankees career: 1930–1942

    Yankees WAR: 43.2

  • Ron Guidry
    4
    54 votes

    Yankees career: 1975–1988

    Yankees WAR: 47.8

  • Andy Pettitte
    5

    Yankees career: 1995–2003, 2007–2010, 2012–2013

    Yankees WAR: 51.3

  • David Cone
    6
    38 votes

    Yankees career: 1995–2000

    Yankees WAR: 20.3