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1970 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 93-69 .574
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 680-612 + 68
Roster Continuity 70.54% 16/24
Manager(s): Ralph Houk
General Manager: Lee MacPhail
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 1,136,879 12/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1970 New York Yankees season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    22Jack AkerP6-2190R-R291964Not draftedMLB--
    45Stan BahnsenP6-2203R-R251966NYA: 1965-4-68MLB--
    26Frank BakerSS6-2178L-R231970NYA: 1967-2-29MLB--
    13Curt BlefaryOF-1B6-2195L-R261965Not draftedMLB--
    50Bill BurbachP6-4215R-R221969NYA: 1965-1-19MLB--
    10Danny Cater1B-OF6-0180R-R301964Not draftedMLB--
    20Horace Clarke2B5-9178B-R301965Not draftedMLB--
    49Loyd ColsonP6-1190R-R221970NYA: 1967-28-530MLB--
    56John CumberlandP6-0190R-L231968Not draftedMLB--
    23John Ellis1B-C6-2225R-R211969Not draftedMLB--
    43Rob GardnerP6-1176R-L251965Not draftedMLB--
    41Jake GibbsC6-0185L-R311962Not draftedMLB--
    39Steve HamiltonP6-7195L-L341961Not draftedMLB--
    28Ron HansenSS6-3200R-R321958Not draftedMLB--
    39Gary JonesP6-0191L-L251970Not draftedMLB--
    18Mike KekichP6-1200R-L251965Not draftedMLB--
    2Jerry Kenney3B-SS6-1170L-R251967Not draftedMLB--
    24Ron KlimkowskiP6-2190R-R261969Not draftedMLB--
    38,42Steve KlineP6-3205R-R221970NYA: 1966-7-130MLB--
    27Jim LyttleOF6-0186L-R241969NYA: 1966-1-10MLB--
    29Mike McCormickP6-2195L-L311956Not draftedMLB--
    40Lindy McDanielP6-3195R-R341955Not draftedMLB--
    17Gene MichaelSS6-2183B-R321966Not draftedMLB--
    46Bobby MitchellOF6-4190R-R261970CHA: 1966-18-358MLB--
    15Thurman MunsonC5-11191R-R231969NYA: 1968-1-4MLB--
    1Bobby MurcerOF5-11180L-R241965Not draftedMLB--
    19Fritz PetersonP6-0200B-L281966Not draftedMLB--
    30Mel StottlemyreP6-2190R-R281964Not draftedMLB--
    21Frank Tepedino1B5-11192L-L221967BAL: 1965-3-55MLB--
    52Joe VerbanicP6-0155R-R271966Not draftedMLB--
    25Pete Ward3B-OF6-1200L-R301962Not draftedMLB--
    54Gary WaslewskiP6-4195R-R281967Not draftedMLB--
    6Roy WhiteOF5-10172B-R261965Not draftedMLB--
    9Ron WoodsOF5-10173R-R271969Not draftedMLB--

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