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1968 NEW YORK YANKEES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bronx,NY
Team Record:  83-79   .512
Result:   5th in American League
Manager(s):  Ralph Houk
General Manager:   Lee MacPhail
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium
Attendance:  1,185,666
Playoffs:  -

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Mickey Mantle (36)
Youngest Player:  John Cumberland (21)
Longest Tenure:  Mickey Mantle (18)
Top Hitter:  Roy White (8)
Top Pitcher:  Mel Stottlemyre (6)
Top Draft Pick:  Thurman Munson (#4)

Roster Continuity:  85.68%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Detroit10359.636--
Baltimore9171.56212.0
Cleveland8675.53416.5
Boston8676.53117.0
NY Yankees8379.51220.0
Oakland8280.50621.0
Minnesota7983.48824.0
Chi White Sox6795.41436.0
California6795.41436.0
Washington6596.40437.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
12Ruben AmaroSS-1BMLB5-11170RightRight1/6/193632Veracruz,MexicoUDFA 

45Stan BahnsenPMLB6-2203RightRight12/15/194423Council Bluffs,Iowa1965468NYY
18Steve BarberPMLB6-0200LeftLeft2/22/193830Takoma Park,Maryland1957UDFA BAL
56Jim BoutonPMLB6-0185RightRight3/8/193929Newark,New JerseyUDFA 
20Horace Clarke2BMLB5-9178BothRight6/2/194028Frederiksted,Virgin Islands1958UDFA NYY
29Rocky ColavitoOFMLB6-3190RightRight8/10/193334New York,New YorkUDFA 
14Bobby Cox3BMLB6-0185RightRight5/21/194127Tulsa,Oklahoma1959UDFA LAD
56John CumberlandPMLB6-0190RightLeft5/10/194721Westbrook,Maine1967UDFA NYY
24Al DowningPMLB5-11177RightLeft6/28/194127Trenton,New Jersey1961UDFA NYY
38Frank FernandezCMLB6-1192RightRight4/16/194325Staten Island,New YorkUDFA 
26Mike Ferraro3BMLB5-11175RightRight8/18/194423Kingston,New York1962UDFA NYY
41Jake GibbsCMLB6-0185LeftRight11/7/193829Grenada,MississippiUDFA 
39Steve HamiltonPMLB6-7195LeftLeft11/30/193532Columbia,KentuckyUDFA 
10Dick HowserSSMLB5-8155RightRight5/14/193632Miami,FloridaUDFA 
28Andy KoscoOFMLB6-3207RightRight10/5/194126Youngstown,Ohio1959UDFA DET
7Mickey MantleOFMLB5-11198BothRight10/20/193136Spavinaw,OklahomaUDFA 
40Lindy McDanielPMLB6-3195RightRight12/13/193532Hollis,Oklahoma1958UDFA STL
17Gene MichaelSSMLB6-2183BothRight6/2/193830Kent,Ohio1959UDFA PIT
40Bill MonbouquettePMLB5-11195RightRight8/11/193631Medford,MassachusettsUDFA 
25Joe Pepitone1B-OFMLB6-2200LeftLeft10/9/194027Brooklyn,New York1958UDFA NYY
19Fritz PetersonPMLB6-0200BothLeft2/8/194226Chicago,Illinois1963UDFA NYY
11Bill RobinsonOFMLB6-3205RightRight6/26/194325McKeesport,Pennsylvania1961UDFA ATL
23Ellie RodriguezCMLB5-11185RightRight5/24/194622Fajardo,Puerto Rico1964UDFA Kca
6Charley Smith3BMLB6-0177RightRight9/15/193730Charleston,South CarolinaUDFA 
51Tony Solaita1BMLB6-0215LeftLeft1/15/194721Nuuuli,SamoaUDFA 
30Mel StottlemyrePMLB6-2190RightRight11/13/194126Hazelton,Missouri1961UDFA NYY
22Fred TalbotPMLB6-2195RightRight6/28/194127Washington,DCUDFA 
54Thad TillotsonPMLB6-2195RightRight12/20/194027Merced,CaliforniaUDFA 
15Tom TreshOF-SSMLB6-0191BothRight9/20/193730Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
52Joe VerbanicPMLB6-0155RightRight4/24/194325Washington,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
9Steve WhitakerOFMLB6-1187LeftRight5/7/194325Tacoma,WashingtonUDFA 
21,48Roy WhiteOFMLB5-10172BothRight12/27/194324Los Angeles,California1962UDFA NYY
58Dooley WomackPMLB6-0170LeftRight8/25/193928Columbia,South CarolinaUDFA 
51John WyattPMLB5-11200RightRight4/19/193533Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Jerry ColemanBroadcaster 
Frankie CrosettiThird Base Coach 
Whitey FordAssistant Coach 
Jim HeganBullpen Coach 
Ralph HoukManager 
Lee MacPhailGeneral Manager 
Frank MesserBroadcaster 
Phil RizzutoBroadcaster 
Norm SherryScout 
Jim TurnerPitching Coach 


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