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1970 New York Yankees (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 93-69 .574
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 680-612 + 68
Manager(s): Ralph Houk
General Manager: Lee MacPhail
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 1,136,879 12/24
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Dave Cheadle (#12) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Jim Hegan
First Base Coach: Elston Howard
Hitting Coach: Mickey Mantle
Pitching Coach: Jim Turner
Third Base Coach: Dick Howser

#1 Draft Picks

Thurman Munson (#4), Jim Lyttle (#10), Bill Burbach (#19)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10854.667--
9369.57415.0
8775.53721.0
7983.48829.0
7686.46932.0
7092.43238.0
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Thurman MunsonNYACLEL 0-3 vs CLE4000000101300000291st career stolen base
    Horace ClarkeNYABALW 8-5 @BAL60500010100000006065 hits
    Danny CaterNYAWS2W 11-2 @WS254310130000000007914 runs scored
    Roy WhiteNYAWS2W 11-2 @WS25120001000100000500500th career game
    Curt BlefaryNYAWS2L 1-2 @WS240000000140000007344 walks
    Danny CaterNYAWS2W 11-6 @WS261410030002000007944 hits
    John CumberlandNYAWS2W 11-6 @WS2201000100010010051st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Fritz PetersonNYACALW 7-5 vs CAL32200130001000001411st career home run
    Roy WhiteNYAOAKW 7-3 @OAK43300260000000005152 home runs, 6 RBIs
    Thurman MunsonNYACLEW 6-5 @CLE5142002010100000624 hits
    Bobby MurcerNYACHAW 10-1 vs CHA53310230001000002382 home runs
    Roy WhiteNYAKCAW 9-4 @KCA62500120000000005475 hits
    Danny CaterNYABOSW 14-10 @BOS62510030000000108445 hits
    Horace ClarkeNYABOSW 14-10 @BOS73410011000000006614 hits
    Bobby MurcerNYACLEW 5-4 vs CLE33300340010000002533 home runs
    Bobby MitchellNYAWS2L 3-7 vs WS2100000000000000011st career game
    Bobby MitchellNYAWS2L 3-7 vs WS2500000100000000021st career RBI
    Bobby MitchellNYABALL 2-6 @BAL401000000010000031st career hit
    Thurman MunsonNYABALL 8-9 @BAL4241013000000000984 hits
    Steve KlineNYAWS2L 1-2 @WS2200000000010000011st career game
    Curt BlefaryNYAOAKW 7-1 vs OAK2110012001001000790100th career home run
    Thurman MunsonNYAOAKW 7-1 vs OAK30200011000200001032 hit by pitches
    Steve KlineNYAOAKW 7-2 vs OAK423000100000000021st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Jim LyttleNYAOAKL 3-4 @OAK4000000000400000684 strikeouts
    Thurman MunsonNYACALW 6-5 @CAL43410120000000001134 hits
    Horace ClarkeNYACALW 8-3 @CAL53400001000000006954 hits
    Thurman MunsonNYABALL 2-4 vs BAL50410010000000011234 hits
    Frank BakerNYABALW 6-4 vs BAL300000000220000011st career game
    Frank BakerNYABALL 9-12 vs BAL312010000000000021st career hit
    Frank BakerNYACHAW 7-1 vs CHA403000211100000031st career stolen base, 1st career RBI
    Jake GibbsNYACHAW 7-1 vs CHA42200220000000004472 home runs
    Jim LyttleNYACHAW 7-1 vs CHA4120012000000000781st career home run
    Jim LyttleNYACHAW 7-5 @CHA4141003100000010874 hits
    Bobby MurcerNYAKCAL 7-8 @KCA21100130000000203092 sacrifice flies
    Roy WhiteNYAWS2W 7-3 @WS242302030110000006293 Triples
    Horace ClarkeNYABOSW 8-6 vs BOS4330001101001000740100th career stolen base
    Ron KlimkowskiNYADETW 5-0 @DET4010000000100000471st career hit
    Loyd ColsonNYADETL 1-3 vs DET000000000000000011st career game
    Gary JonesNYADETL 1-3 vs DET000000000000000011st career game
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Mel StottlemyreNYACLEL 1-2 vs CLEL 742213300027000--20097-75200th career game
    Stan BahnsenNYAWS2W 11-2 @WS2W 71022021000033000--8428-3010 Strikeouts
    John CumberlandNYAWS2W 11-6 @WS2W 6.141001600025000--51-01st career win
    Stan BahnsenNYACALW 1-0 vs CALWSHO950001200030000--8629-31Complete game/Shutout
    Mel StottlemyreNYAOAKW 7-6 @OAKW 886620800032000--205100-76100th career win
    Lindy McDanielNYACALW 4-3 @CALSv 1.21000040006000--727107-91Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Ron KlimkowskiNYAWS2W 4-2 vs WS2W 520001400017000--251-31st career win
    Steve KlineNYAWS2L 1-2 @WS2L 882211300031000--10-11st career game
    Steve KlineNYAOAKW 7-2 vs OAKWCG952214500032000--21-11st career win
    Fritz PetersonNYACALW 6-1 vs CALWCG931112500032000--16660-583-hitter
    Fritz PetersonNYAMINW 6-0 vs MINWSHO930001400030000--17564-61Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Gary JonesNYADETL 1-3 vs DET 22000120008000--10-01st career game
    Loyd ColsonNYADETL 1-3 vs DET 23110030009000--10-01st career game
    Ron KlimkowskiNYADETW 8-3 vs DETSv 10000000003000--486-71st career save


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