Willie Randolph

Willie RandolphRandolph ranks seventh in fielding runs overall at second base, and for players who began their careers after World War II, he trails only Frank White. But unlike White, Willie could do some damage with his bat and his feet, and he did it for a long time – more than 2,200 games. His career WAR is 60.5, 14th all-time. Most players put up better stats in games their team wins than in losses, but Randolph’s case is extreme. In wins (1,229 games) he batted .311 with a .407 SLG and .414 OBP. In losses (973 games) his corresponding numbers were .230/.280/.317

List of New York Yankee Captains
Hal Chase … 1910-1912
Roger Peckinpaugh … 1914-1921
Babe Ruth … 1922
Everett Scott … 1922-1925
Lou Gehrig … 1935-1939
Thurman Munson … 1976-1979
Graig Nettles … 1982-1984
Willie Randolph … 1986-1988
Ron Guidry … 1986-1988
Don Mattingly … 1991-1995
Derek Jeter … 2003-