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1961 New York YankeesSeason Roster
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Ryne Duren played for the 1961 New York Yankees
LeagueAmerican LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameYankees
LocationBronx,New York
Record109-53 (1st)League Rank1stMLB Rank1st
BallparkYankee Stadium I
ManagerRalph HoukGeneral ManagerRoy Hamey
CoachesFrankie Crosetti (Third Base Coach), Frankie Crosetti (Assistant Coach), Jim Hegan (Bullpen Coach), Wally Moses (Hitting Coach), Johnny Sain (Pitching Coach), Earl Torgeson (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsWon World Series (Reds)
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,747,725 (Rank: 2nd)
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1961 Statistics -- 1961 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1961 New York Yankees.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1961 baseball season.

1961 New York Yankees Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
47Luis ArroyoP5-8 190 L-L 1927-02-18 34Penuelas,Puerto Rico MLB1955-19631955-1963      
8Yogi BerraOF5-8 194 L-R 1925-05-12 36St. Louis,Missouri MLB1946-19651946-1965St. Mary's (St. Louis,MO)    
38Johnny BlanchardC6-1 198 L-R 1933-02-26 28Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB1955-19651955-1965Central (Minneapolis,MN)    
6,34Clete Boyer3B6-0 182 R-R 1937-02-09 24Cassville,Missouri MLB1955-19711955-1971Alba (Alba,MO)    
17Bob CervOF6-0 200 R-R 1926-05-05 35Lincoln,Nebraska MLB1951-19621951-1962Weston (Weston,NE)Nebraska    
26Tex ClevengerP6-1 180 R-R 1932-07-09 28Visalia,California MLB1954-19621954-1962   Fresno St    
39Jim CoatesP6-4 192 R-R 1932-08-04 28Farnham,Virginia MLB1956-19671956-1967Lively (Lively,VA)    
28Bud DaleyP6-1 185 L-L 1932-10-07 28Orange,California MLB1955-19641955-1964Wilson (Long Beach,CA)    
20Joe DeMaestriSS6-0 174 R-R 1928-12-09 32San Francisco,California MLB1951-19611951-1961Tamalpais (Mill Valley,CA)    
28Art DitmarP6-2 196 R-R 1929-04-03 32Winthrop,Massachusetts MLB1954-19621954-1962Pittsfield (Pittsfield,MA)    
24Al DowningP5-11 177 R-L 1941-06-28 20Trenton,New Jersey MLB1961-19771961-1977Trenton Central (Trenton,NJ)Muhlenberg Col
1961-   UDFA-NYA
 
26Ryne DurenP6-1 195 R-R 1929-02-22 32Cazenovia,Wisconsin MLB1954-19651954-1965Cazenovia (Cazenovia,WI)    
16Whitey FordP5-10 181 L-L 1928-10-21 32New York,New York MLB1950-19671950-1967Aviation Tech (New York,NY)    
12Billy Gardner3B6-0 180 R-R 1927-07-19 33Waterford,Connecticut MLB1954-19631954-1963      
25Jesse GonderC5-10 190 L-R 1936-01-20 25Monticello,Arkansas MLB1960-19671960-1967McClymonds (Oakland,CA)
1955-   UDFA-CIN
 
34Bob Hale1B5-10 195 L-L 1933-11-07 27Sarasota,Florida MLB1955-19611955-1961Lake View (Chicago,IL)    
32Elston HowardC6-2 200 R-R 1929-02-23 32St. Louis,Missouri MLB1955-19681955-1968Vashon (St. Louis,MO)    
53Johnny JamesP5-10 160 L-R 1933-07-23 27Bonners Ferry,Idaho MLB1958-19611958-1961Hollywood (Hollywood,CA)USC
1953-   UDFA-NYA
 
6Deron Johnson3B6-2 209 R-R 1938-07-17 22San Diego,California MLB1956-19761960-1976San Diego (San Diego,CA)
1956-   UDFA-NYA
 
10Tony KubekSS6-3 191 L-R 1936-10-12 24Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1957-19651957-1965Bay View (Milwaukee,WI)    
11Hector LopezOF5-11 182 R-R 1929-07-09 31Colon,Panama MLB1955-19661955-1966      
29Duke MaasP5-10 170 R-R 1929-01-31 32Utica,Michigan MLB1955-19611955-1961Utica (Utica,MI)    
7Mickey MantleOF5-11 198 B-R 1931-10-20 29Spavinaw,Oklahoma MLB1951-19681951-1968Commerce (Commerce,OK)    
9Roger MarisOF6-0 204 L-R 1934-09-10 26Hibbing,Minnesota MLB1957-19681957-1968Shanley (Shanley,ND)    
24Danny McDevittP5-10 175 L-L 1932-11-18 28New York,New York MLB1957-19621957-1962Hallstead (Hallstead,PA)St. Bonaventure U.    
15Jack ReedOF6-0 185 R-R 1933-02-02 28Silver City,Mississippi MLB1961-19631961-1963Silver City (Silver City,MS)Mississippi
1953-   UDFA-NYA
 
18Hal ReniffP6-0 215 R-R 1938-07-02 22Warren,Ohio MLB1961-19671961-1967Chaffey (Ontario,CA)
1956-   UDFA-NYA
 
1Bobby Richardson2B5-9 170 R-R 1935-08-19 25Sumter,South Carolina MLB1955-19661955-1966Edmunds (Sumter,SC)    
45Rollie SheldonP6-4 190 R-R 1936-12-17 24Putnam,Connecticut MLB1961-19661961-1966   Texas A&M U., Connecticut
1960-   UDFA-NYA
 
14Bill Skowron1B5-11 195 R-R 1930-12-18 30Chicago,Illinois MLB1954-19671954-1967Weber (Chicago,IL)Purdue U.    
22Bill StaffordP6-2 193 R-R 1939-08-13 21Catskill,New York MLB1960-19671960-1967  
1957-   UDFA-NYA
 
23Ralph TerryP6-3 195 R-R 1936-01-09 25Big Cabin,Oklahoma MLB1956-19671956-1967Chelsea (Chelsea,OK)    
17Lee ThomasOF-1B6-2 198 L-R 1936-02-05 25Peoria,Illinois MLB1961-19681961-1968William Beaumont (St. Louis,MO)
1954-   UDFA-NYA
 
29Earl Torgeson1B6-3 180 L-L 1924-01-01 37Snohomish,Washington MLB1947-19611947-1961Snohomish (Snohomish,WA)    
15Tom TreshSS6-0 191 B-R 1937-09-20 23Detroit,Michigan MLB1961-19691961-1969Allen Park (Allen Park,MI)Central Michigan U.
1958-   UDFA-NYA
 
19Bob TurleyP6-2 215 R-R 1930-09-19 30Troy,Illinois MLB1951-19631951-1963East St. Louis (East St. Louis,IL)    
36 Players