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History suggests Yankees fans should be careful what they wish for

The Yankees entered action on the evening of July 30, 1990 with the following starting lineup: Roberto Kelly in center field, Steve Sax at second, Oscar Azocar in left, Steve Balboni at first, Jesse Barfield in right, Jim Leyritz at third, Brian Dorsett as the DH, Bob Geren catching, and Alvaro Espinoza at short, with Dave LaPoint on the mound.

If your first thought is “Wow, that’s a bad lineup” you’d be wrong. It was worse than bad — bad enough that it “led” the Yankees to the worst record in MLB to that point in the season.