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1968 New York YankeesSeason Roster
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Fritz Peterson played for the 1968 New York Yankees
LeagueAmerican LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameYankees
LocationBronx,New York
Record83-79 (5th)League Rank5thMLB Rank9th
BallparkYankee Stadium I
ManagerRalph HoukGeneral ManagerLee MacPhail
CoachesFrankie Crosetti (Third Base Coach), Whitey Ford (Assistant Coach), Jim Hegan (Bullpen Coach), Jim Turner (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickThurman Munson (#4)
Attendance1,185,666 (Rank: 7th)
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1968 Statistics -- 1968 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 1968 New York Yankees.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1968 baseball season.

1968 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)
12Ruben AmaroSS-1B5-11 170 R-R 1936-01-06 32Veracruz,Mexico MLB1958-19691958-1969      
45Stan BahnsenP6-2 203 R-R 1944-12-15 23Council Bluffs,Iowa MLB1965-19831966-1982Abraham Lincoln (Council Bluffs,IA)Nebraska
1965- 4-  68-NYA
 
18Steve BarberP6-0 200 L-L 1938-02-22 30Takoma Park,Maryland MLB1957-19741960-1974Montgomery Blair (Silver Spring,MD)
1957-   UDFA-BAL
 
56Jim BoutonP6-0 185 R-R 1939-03-08 29Newark,New Jersey MLB1962-19781962-1978Bloom Township (Chicago Heights,IL)Western Michigan U.
1958-   UDFA-NYA
 
20Horace Clarke2B5-9 178 B-R 1940-06-02 28Frederiksted,Virgin Islands MLB1958-19741965-1974  
1958-   UDFA-NYA
 
29Rocky ColavitoOF6-3 190 R-R 1933-08-10 34New York,New York MLB1955-19681955-1968Roosevelt (Bronx,NY)    
14Bobby Cox3B6-0 185 R-R 1941-05-21 27Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1960-19711968-1969Selma (Selma,CA)Reedley Col
1959-   UDFA-LAN
 
56John CumberlandP6-0 190 R-L 1947-05-10 21Westbrook,Maine MLB1966-19741968-1974   Maine
1966-   UDFA-PHI
 
24Al DowningP5-11 177 R-L 1941-06-28 27Trenton,New Jersey MLB1961-19771961-1977Trenton Central (Trenton,NJ)Muhlenberg Col
1961-   UDFA-NYA
 
38Frank FernandezC6-1 192 R-R 1943-04-16 25Staten Island,New York MLB1967-19721967-1972Curtis (Staten Island,NY)
1961-   UDFA-NYA
 
26Mike Ferraro3B5-11 175 R-R 1944-08-18 23Kingston,New York MLB1962-19721966-1972Kingston (Kingston,NY)
1962-   UDFA-NYA
 
41Jake GibbsC6-0 185 L-R 1938-11-07 29Grenada,Mississippi MLB1962-19711962-1971Grenada (Grenada,MS)Mississippi
1961-   UDFA-NYA
 
39Steve HamiltonP6-7 195 L-L 1935-11-30 32Columbia,Kentucky MLB1961-19721961-1972Charlestown (Charlestown,IN)Morehead St
1958-   UDFA-CLE
 
10Dick Howser2B5-8 155 R-R 1936-05-14 32Miami,Florida MLB1961-19681961-1968Palm Beach (West Palm Beach,FL)Florida St
1958-   UDFA-KC1
 
28Andy KoscoOF6-3 207 R-R 1941-10-05 26Youngstown,Ohio MLB1959-19741965-1974Struthers (Struthers,OH)
1959-   UDFA-DET
 
7Mickey Mantle1B5-11 198 B-R 1931-10-20 36Spavinaw,Oklahoma MLB1951-19681951-1968Commerce (Commerce,OK)    
40Lindy McDanielP6-3 195 R-R 1935-12-13 32Hollis,Oklahoma MLB1955-19751955-1975Arnett (Arnett,OK)Oklahoma    
17Gene MichaelSS6-2 183 B-R 1938-06-02 30Kent,Ohio MLB1959-19751966-1975Akron East (Akron,OH)Kent St
1959-   UDFA-PIT
 
40Bill MonbouquetteP5-11 195 R-R 1936-08-11 31Medford,Massachusetts MLB1958-19681958-1968Medford (Medford,MA)
1955-   UDFA-BOS
 
25Joe PepitoneOF6-2 200 L-L 1940-10-09 27Brooklyn,New York MLB1958-19731962-1973John Jay (Brooklyn,NY)
1958-   UDFA-NYA
 
19Fritz PetersonP6-0 200 B-L 1942-02-08 26Chicago,Illinois MLB1963-19761966-1976Arlington (Arlington Heights,IL)No.Illinois U.
1963-   UDFA-NYA
 
11Bill RobinsonOF6-3 205 R-R 1943-06-26 25McKeesport,Pennsylvania MLB1961-19831966-1983Elizabeth Forward (Elizabeth,PA)
1961-   UDFA-MLB
 
23Ellie RodriguezC5-11 185 R-R 1946-05-24 22Fajardo,Puerto Rico MLB1964-19771968-1976  
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
6Charley Smith3B6-0 177 R-R 1937-09-15 30Charleston,South Carolina MLB1960-19691960-1969  
1957-   UDFA-BRO
 
51Tony Solaita1B6-0 215 L-L 1947-01-15 21Nuuuli,Samoa MLB1968-19791968-1979Jefferson (Daly City,CA)
1965-   UDFA-NYA
 
30Mel StottlemyreP6-2 190 R-R 1941-11-13 26Hazelton,Missouri MLB1961-19741964-1974Mabton (Mabton,WA)
1961-   UDFA-NYA
 
22Fred TalbotP6-2 195 R-R 1941-06-28 27Washington,District of Columbia MLB1963-19701963-1970Fairfax (Fairfax,VA)
1959-   UDFA-CHA
 
54Thad TillotsonP6-2 195 R-R 1940-12-20 27Merced,California MLB1967-19681967-1968Merced (Merced,CA)Fresno City Col
1960-   UDFA-LAN
 
15Tom TreshSS6-0 191 B-R 1937-09-20 30Detroit,Michigan MLB1961-19691961-1969Allen Park (Allen Park,MI)Central Michigan U.
1958-   UDFA-NYA
 
52Joe VerbanicP6-0 155 R-R 1943-04-24 25Washington,Pennsylvania MLB1966-19701966-1970Hopewell (Aliquippa,PA)
1961-   UDFA-PHI
 
9Steve WhitakerOF6-1 187 L-R 1943-05-07 25Tacoma,Washington MLB1966-19701966-1970Lincoln (Tacoma,WA)
1962-   UDFA-NYA
 
21,48Roy WhiteOF5-10 172 B-R 1943-12-27 24Los Angeles,California MLB1962-19791965-1979Centennial (Compton,CA)
1961-   UDFA-NYA
 
58Dooley WomackP6-0 170 L-R 1939-08-25 28Columbia,South Carolina MLB1966-19701966-1970Brookland-Cayce (Cayce,SC)
1958-   UDFA-NYA
 
51John WyattP5-11 200 R-R 1935-04-19 33Chicago,Illinois MLB1961-19691961-1969Hutchinson Technical (Buffalo,NY)
1954-   UDFA-SLN
 
34 Players