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1971 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 82-80 .506
Rank: 4th in American League East
Run Differential: 648-641 + 7
Manager(s): Ralph Houk
General Manager: Lee MacPhail
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 1,070,771 13/24
Playoffs:
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
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
22Jack AkerP303000000000300300.000.000.0000.000.000-----06
24Felipe AlouOF-1B3646152133
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69553224231515.289.331.410741.121.191.2880.7557.6189499
45Stan BahnsenP2679612
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030013200800.152.163.203366.051.063.25532.00--1688
26Frank BakerSS2479911
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2
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00230162203212.139.281.165446.025.266.1901.38--1398
13Curt BlefaryOF-1B273647
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2003500001.194.256.306562.111.194.2001.6736.01139
12Ron BlombergOF221993064
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3124142303122.322.363.477840.156.216.3331.6428.495216
25Len Boehmer3B305000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
50Bill BurbachP232000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
10Danny Cater1B-3B3142839118
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50031925244318.276.304.364668.089.126.2841.32107.0156454
20Horace Clarke2B3162576156
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411776443224114.250.319.318637.069.187.2650.67312.5199694
50Al ClosterP286000000000100100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
23John Ellis1B222381658
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34002342651312.244.307.340647.097.193.2811.8379.381265
41Jake GibbsC322062345
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2122122331213.218.260.335595.117.175.2231.9241.269221
46Roger HambrightP22201
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0001000100000.500.500.5001000.000.0001.000----12
28Ron Hansen3B33145630
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200092702055.207.245.269514.062.124.2313.0072.539159
29Jim HardinP274000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
39Gary JonesP261000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
18Mike KekichP265228
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00040021100800.154.185.154339.000.038.1955.50--862
2Jerry Kenney3B263255085
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020985638139410.262.366.311677.049.225.2920.68--101394
38Steve KlineP236669
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0010041600501.136.186.152338.015.076.1804.00--1075
27Jim LyttleOF2586717
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70281812113.198.263.291554.093.163.2352.2586.02596
40Lindy McDanielP35901
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0000000200100.111.111.111222.000.000.143----110
17Gene MichaelSS3345636102
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35334864383417.224.295.276571.053.158.2521.33152.0126511
15Thurman MunsonC2445171113
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42655265714310.251.326.368694.118.235.2721.2545.1166510
1Bobby MurcerOF2552994175
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941489160013139.331.427.543970.212.395.3360.6621.2287624
19Fritz PetersonP298527
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00800522001412.082.132.094226.012.071.1094.40--8105
30Mel StottlemyreP2994616
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110052900311.170.210.213423.043.096.2315.8094.020103
14Ron SwobodaOF271381736
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2000273531114.261.380.333713.072.268.3331.3069.046167
21Frank TepedinoOF236000000000000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
21Rusty TorresOF2226510
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3010800000.385.385.7311116.346.308.500--13.01926
21Danny WaltonOF231412
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2000700000.143.143.357500.214.214.167--14.0514
54Gary WaslewskiP291000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
6Roy WhiteOF2752486153
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8414786667701710.292.381.469850.177.355.2940.7727.6246627
9Ron WoodsOF283248
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2004200000.250.333.375708.125.250.2410.5032.01236
Batting Totals1924541364813771954397607755558171737587756140.254.324.360684.106.217.2751.2355.819496127
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
22Jack Aker30442.574100020455482016326243001.327.710.484.183.860.92
30Mel Stottlemyre2916122.873535197002692341008616691325041.127.800.532.304.401.91
19Fritz Peterson2915133.053735164212742691069325421396141.148.840.821.384.573.31
40Lindy McDaniel355105.0144000284698241391224395001.5110.541.543.095.011.63
43Terry Ley24005.0060005099951970022.009.001.009.007.000.78
38Steve Kline2312132.9631301510022220687732137813101.098.350.851.503.282.19
18Mike Kekich261094.083724305017016789771382938041.468.840.694.344.921.13
39Gary Jones26009.0012000501419141417100001.8612.210.644.506.431.43
29Jim Hardin27025.1412300302835191639142001.5711.250.962.894.501.56
46Roger Hambright22314.331800014226221313510142001.197.331.673.334.671.40
39,43Rob Gardner26003.0020001033110220001.679.000.006.006.001.00
50Al Closter28225.14141001028332216413222021.6410.611.294.187.071.69
50Bill Burbach230112.0020001036640532003.6718.000.0015.009.000.60
45Stan Bahnsen2614123.35363414320242221999020721109151.218.220.742.684.091.53
54Gary Waslewski29013.25240008135281513216171011.227.000.504.004.251.06
Pitching 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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