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The Best Pitchers In New York Yankees History

Updated January 6, 2020 753 votes 51 voters50 items

List RulesVote 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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  • 26

    Yankees career: 1993–1996

    Yankees WAR: 13.5

  • 27

    Yankees career: 1946–1953

    Yankees WAR: 15.4

  • 28

    Yankees career: 1919–1923

    Yankees WAR: 16.9

  • 29

    Yankees/Highlanders career: 1910–1918

    Yankees WAR: 28.4

  • 30

    Yankees/Highlanders career: 1909–1913

    Yankees WAR: 27.3

  • 31

    Yankees career: 1909–1912, 1919–1921

    Yankees WAR: 13.9

  • 32

    Yankees career: 1932, 1934–1943, 1946

    Yankees WAR: 13.8

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    Monte Pearson

    Yankees career: 1936–1940

    Yankees WAR: 11.6

  • 34

    Yankees career: 1915–1916, 1925–1928

    Yankees WAR: 16.2

  • 35

    Yankees career: 2008–2014, 2017–2018

    Yankees WAR: 13.1

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    Bullet Joe Bush

    Yankees career: 1922–1924

    Yankees WAR: 13.1

  • 37

    Yankees career: 1948–1955

    Yankees WAR: 17.3

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    Ramiro Mendoza

    Yankees career: 1996–2002, 2005

    Yankees WAR: 11.6

  • 39

    Yankees/Highlanders career: 1904–1909

    Yankees WAR: 18.0

  • 40

    Yankees career: 2015–present

    Yankees WAR: 12.4

  • 41

    Yankees career: 1937–1947

    Yankees WAR: 22.9

  • 42

    Yankees career: 1998–2002, 2004

    Yankees WAR: 19.0

  • 43
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    Doc Medich

    Yankees career: 1972–1975

    Yankees WAR: 11.2

  • 44
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    Stan Bahnsen

    Yankees career: 1966, 1968–1971

    Yankees WAR: 11.4

  • 45

    Yankees career: 1940–1946

    Yankees WAR: 19.1

  • 46
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    Jack Warhop

    Yankees/Highlanders career: 1908–1915

    Yankees WAR: 17.9

  • 47
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    Ray Fisher

    Yankees/Highlanders career: 1910–1917

    Yankees WAR: 18.1

  • 48

    Yankees career: 2012–2014

    Yankees WAR: 11.2

  • 49

    Yankees career: 2011, 2013–2019

    Yankees WAR: 11.6

  • 50

    Yankees career: 2005–2009

    Yankees WAR: 14.0