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1971 New York Yankees (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 82-80 .506
Rank: 4th in American League East
Run Differential: 648-641 + 7
Roster Continuity 87.47% 5/24
Manager(s): Ralph Houk
General Manager: Lee MacPhail
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 1,070,771 13/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Terry Whitfield (#19) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

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

#1 Draft Picks

Ron Blomberg (#1), Thurman Munson (#4), Jim Lyttle (#10), Bill Burbach (#19)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10157.639--
9171.56212.0
8577.52518.0
8280.50621.0
6396.39638.5
60102.37043.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
20Horace Clarke2B31   62576156
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411776443224114.250.321.318639.069.187.2650.67312.5199696
1Bobby MurcerOF25   52994175
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6
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25
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941489160013139.331.427.543970.212.395.3360.6621.2287624
6Roy WhiteOF27   52486153
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8414786667701710.292.388.469857.177.355.2940.7727.6246634
24Felipe AlouOF-1B36   46152133
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8
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69553224231515.289.334.410744.121.191.2880.7557.6189501
17Gene MichaelSS33   45636102
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35334864383417.224.299.276575.053.158.2521.33152.0126514
15Thurman MunsonC24   45171113
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42655265714310.251.335.368703.118.235.2721.2545.1166517
10Danny Cater1B-3B31   42839118
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50031925244318.276.308.364672.089.126.2841.32107.0156456
2Jerry Kenney3B26   3255085
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020985638139410.262.368.311679.049.225.2920.68--101395
23John Ellis1B22   2381658
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34002342651312.244.322.340662.097.193.2811.8379.381271
41Jake GibbsC32   2062345
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2122122331213.218.270.335605.117.175.2231.9241.269224
12Ron BlombergOF22   1993064
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3124142303122.322.363.477840.156.216.3331.6428.495216
28Ron Hansen3B33   145630
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200092702055.207.245.269514.062.124.2313.0072.539159
14Ron SwobodaOF27   1381736
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2000273531114.261.391.333724.072.268.3331.3069.046170
30Mel StottlemyreP29   94616
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110052900311.170.210.213423.043.096.2315.8094.020103
27Jim LyttleOF25   86717
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70281812113.198.271.291562.093.163.2352.2586.02597
19Fritz PetersonP29   8527
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00800522001412.082.132.094226.012.071.1094.40--8105
45Stan BahnsenP26   79612
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030013200800.152.163.203366.051.063.25532.00--1688
26Frank BakerSS24   79911
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00230162203212.139.281.165446.025.266.1901.38--1398
38Steve KlineP23   6669
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0010041600501.136.186.152338.015.076.1804.00--1075
18Mike KekichP26   5228
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00040021100800.154.185.154339.000.038.1955.50--862
13Curt BlefaryOF-1B27   3647
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2003500001.194.256.306562.111.194.2001.6736.01139
9Ron WoodsOF28   3248
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2004200000.250.333.375708.125.250.2410.5032.01236
21Rusty TorresOF22   26510
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3010800000.385.385.7311116.346.308.500--13.01926
21Danny WaltonOF23   1412
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2000700000.143.143.357500.214.214.167--14.0514
40Lindy McDanielP35   901
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0000000200100.111.111.111222.000.000.143----110
50Al ClosterP28   6000000000100100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
21Frank TepedinoOF23   6000000000000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
25Len Boehmer3B30   5000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
29Jim HardinP27   4000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
22Jack AkerP30   3000000000300300.000.000.0000.000.000-----06
50Bill BurbachP23   2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
46Roger HambrightP22   201
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0001000100000.500.500.5001000.000.0001.000----12
39Gary JonesP26   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
54Gary WaslewskiP29   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals1924541364813771954397607755558171737587756140.254.324.360684.106.217.2751.2355.819496127
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
19Fritz Peterson29   15133.05373516421274.02691069325421396141.148.840.821.384.573.31
30Mel Stottlemyre29   16122.87353519700269.22341008616691325041.127.800.532.304.401.91
45Stan Bahnsen26   14123.35363414320242.0221999020721109151.218.220.742.684.091.53
38Steve Kline23   12132.96313015100222.120687732137813101.098.350.851.503.282.19
18Mike Kekich26   1094.0837243050170.116789771382938041.468.840.694.344.921.13
40Lindy McDaniel35   5105.014400028469.28241391224395001.5110.541.543.095.011.63
22Jack Aker30   442.574100020455.2482016326243001.327.710.484.183.860.92
54Gary Waslewski29   013.25240008135.2281513216171011.227.000.504.004.251.06
29Jim Hardin27   025.14123003028.135191639142001.5711.250.962.894.501.56
50Al Closter28   225.14141001028.1332216413222021.6410.611.294.187.071.69
46Roger Hambright22   314.331800014226.2221313510142001.197.331.673.334.671.40
39Gary Jones26   009.00120005014.019141417100001.8612.210.644.506.431.43
43Terry Ley24   005.006000509.09951970022.009.001.009.007.000.78
50Bill Burbach23   0112.002000103.16640532003.6718.000.0015.009.000.60
39,43Rob Gardner26   003.002000103.03110220001.679.000.006.006.001.00
Batting Totals81803.453511626715951214521382641556126423707483221.248.570.782.624.381.67
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Thurman MunsonC1175476714.9980.00
Jake GibbsC512291231.9880.00
John EllisC20000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Danny Cater1B7856462354.9950.00
John Ellis1B6562535766.9900.00
Felipe Alou1B4237720223.9950.00
Curt Blefary1B4412011.0000.00
Jerry Kenney1B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Horace Clarke2B1563864551697.9810.00
Ron Hansen2B9281727.9570.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jerry Kenney3B109692371520.9530.00
Danny Cater3B5241111107.9380.00
Ron Hansen3B30165169.9180.00
Len Boehmer3B111001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gene MichaelSS1362434742088.9730.00
Frank BakerSS385397828.9490.00
Jerry KenneySS5512041.0000.00
Ron HansenSS384001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Roy WhiteOF1453068011.0000.00
Bobby MurcerOF1433171051.9850.00
Felipe AlouOF80129320.9850.00
Ron BlombergOF5796131.9700.00
Ron SwobodaOF4780230.9650.00
Jim LyttleOF29471001.0000.00
Ron WoodsOF913010.9290.00
Curt BlefaryOF66110.8750.00
Rusty TorresOF5130001.0000.00
Danny WaltonOF440001.0000.00
Thurman MunsonOF10000.0000.00
Frank TepedinoOF110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lindy McDanielP4469214001.0002.08
Jack AkerP4155101230.8803.59
Mike KekichP37170537011.0002.22
Fritz PetersonP37274145417.9862.23
Stan BahnsenP36242185545.9482.71
Mel StottlemyreP35269235546.9512.61
Steve KlineP31222244911.9862.96
Gary WaslewskiP243535001.0002.05
Roger HambrightP182615011.0002.06
Al ClosterP14280810.8892.56
Jim HardinP122842001.0001.92
Gary JonesP12141110.6671.29
Terry LeyP691310.8004.00
Bill BurbachP230010.0000.00
Rob GardnerP230000.0000.00


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