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1970 NEW YORK YANKEES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bronx,NY
Team Record:  93-69   .574
Result:   2nd in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Ralph Houk
General Manager:   Lee MacPhail
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium
Attendance:  1,136,879
Playoffs:  -

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Steve Hamilton (34)
Youngest Player:  John Ellis (21)
Longest Tenure:  Jake Gibbs (9)
Top Hitter:  Roy White (2)
Top Pitcher:  Fritz Peterson (6)
Top Draft Pick:  Dave Cheadle (#12)

Roster Continuity:  70.54%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Baltimore10854.667--
NY Yankees9369.57415.0
Boston8775.53721.0
Detroit7983.48829.0
Cleveland7686.46932.0
Washington7092.43238.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
22Jack AkerPMLB6-2190RightRight7/13/194029Tulare,California1960UDFA Kca

45Stan BahnsenPMLB6-2203RightRight12/15/194425Council Bluffs,Iowa1965468NYY
26Frank BakerSSMLB6-2178LeftRight10/29/194623Meridian,Mississippi1967229NYY
13Curt BlefaryOF-1BMLB6-2195LeftRight7/5/194326Brooklyn,New York1962UDFA NYY
50Bill BurbachPMLB6-4215RightRight8/22/194722Dickeyville,Wisconsin1965119NYY
10Danny Cater1B-OFMLB6-0180RightRight2/25/194030Austin,Texas1958UDFA PHI
20Horace Clarke2BMLB5-9178BothRight6/2/194030Frederiksted,Virgin Islands1958UDFA NYY
49Loyd ColsonPMLB6-1190RightRight11/4/194722Wellington,Texas196728529NYY
56John CumberlandPMLB6-0190RightLeft5/10/194723Westbrook,Maine1967UDFA NYY
23John Ellis1B-CMLB6-2225RightRight8/24/194821New London,Connecticut1967UDFA NYY
43Rob GardnerPMLB6-1176RightLeft12/19/194425Binghamton,New York1963UDFA MIN
41Jake GibbsCMLB6-0185LeftRight11/7/193831Grenada,MississippiUDFA 
39Steve HamiltonPMLB6-7195LeftLeft11/30/193534Columbia,KentuckyUDFA 
28Ron HansenSSMLB6-3200RightRight4/5/193832Oxford,NebraskaUDFA 
39Gary JonesPMLB6-0191LeftLeft6/12/194525Huntington Park,CaliforniaUDFA 
18Mike KekichPMLB6-1200RightLeft4/2/194525San Diego,California1964UDFA LAD
2Jerry Kenney3B-SSMLB6-1170LeftRight6/30/194525St. Louis,Missouri1964UDFA NYY
24Ron KlimkowskiPMLB6-2190RightRight3/1/194426Jersey City,New Jersey1964UDFA BOS
38,42Steve KlinePMLB6-3205RightRight10/6/194722Wenatchee,Washington19667130NYY
27Jim LyttleOFMLB6-0186LeftRight5/20/194624Hamilton,Ohio1966110NYY
29Mike McCormickPMLB6-2195LeftLeft9/29/193831Pasadena,CaliforniaUDFA 
40Lindy McDanielPMLB6-3195RightRight12/13/193534Hollis,Oklahoma1958UDFA STL
17Gene MichaelSSMLB6-2183BothRight6/2/193832Kent,Ohio1959UDFA PIT
46Bobby MitchellOFMLB6-4190RightRight10/22/194326Norristown,Pennsylvania196618358CHW
15Thurman MunsonCMLB5-11191RightRight6/7/194723Akron,Ohio196814NYY
1Bobby MurcerOFMLB5-11180LeftRight5/20/194624Oklahoma City,Oklahoma1964UDFA NYY
19Fritz PetersonPMLB6-0200BothLeft2/8/194228Chicago,Illinois1963UDFA NYY
30Mel StottlemyrePMLB6-2190RightRight11/13/194128Hazelton,Missouri1961UDFA NYY
21Frank Tepedino1BMLB5-11192LeftLeft11/23/194722Brooklyn,New York1965355BAL
52Joe VerbanicPMLB6-0155RightRight4/24/194327Washington,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
25Pete Ward3B-OFMLB6-1200LeftRight7/26/193930Montreal,QuebecUDFA 
54Gary WaslewskiPMLB6-4195RightRight7/21/194128Meriden,Connecticut1960UDFA PIT
6Roy WhiteOFMLB5-10172BothRight12/27/194326Los Angeles,California1962UDFA NYY
9Ron WoodsOFMLB5-10173RightRight2/1/194327Hamilton,Ohio1961UDFA PIT
Team PersonnelPosition 
Whitey FordBroadcaster 
Bob GamereBroadcaster 
Jim HeganBullpen Coach 
Ralph HoukManager 
Elston HowardFirst Base Coach 
Dick HowserThird Base Coach 
Lee MacPhailGeneral Manager 
Mickey MantleHitting Coach 
Frank MesserBroadcaster 
Phil RizzutoBroadcaster 
Jim TurnerPitching Coach 


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