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1971 New York Yankees (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
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
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
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
    Felipe AlouNYADETL 2-3 vs DET52100111000000001669100th career stolen base
    John EllisNYAMINL 8-11 vs MIN10100000040001001084 walks
    Roy WhiteNYAMILW 5-1 vs MIL20000020000000206662 sacrifice flies
    Danny CaterNYAMINL 5-6 @MIN52411010000000009554 hits
    Horace ClarkeNYAMILW 4-3 @MIL52202000002000007810 Triples
    Bobby MurcerNYACLEW 6-3 @CLE10000000040010003814 walks
    Bobby MurcerNYABOSW 6-1 vs BOS32200220010010003922 home runs
    Danny CaterNYACALW 3-0 @CAL42410110000000009834 hits
    Jake GibbsNYABALL 4-6 @BAL2000000000000000500500th career game
    Gene MichaelNYADETL 4-7 vs DET3100000001100000500500th career game
    Ron BlombergNYAWS2W 12-2 vs WS2522101200000000051st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Bobby MurcerNYAWS2W 12-2 vs WS222202020020000004122 Triples
    Bobby MurcerNYAWS2W 4-0 vs WS242300230000000014132 home runs
    Danny CaterNYAWS2L 0-8 vs WS2400000000000000010001000th career game
    Danny CaterNYACLEL 2-5 vs CLE401000100000000010011000th career hit
    Felipe AlouNYACLEW 9-2 vs CLE533300300000000017303 Doubles
    Ron BlombergNYAWS2L 1-2 @WS23010000211000000121st career stolen base
    Ron SwobodaNYABOSL 7-12 @BOS50401000000000007864 hits
    Bobby MurcerNYADETW 5-3 @DET51430031010000004233 Doubles, 4 hits
    Felipe AlouNYABOSW 5-2 vs BOS303020200100000017392 Triples
    Roy WhiteNYACHAW 6-1 vs CHA23210121000200007292 hit by pitches
    Roger HambrightNYACHAL 1-3 vs CHA000000000000000011st career game
    Horace ClarkeNYAMINW 13-4 vs MIN53401030000000008484 hits
    Felipe AlouNYAMILW 6-2 @MIL514000200000000017494 hits
    Thurman MunsonNYAMILW 11-9 @MIL52411000000000002354 hits
    Ron BlombergNYAMINL 7-10 @MIN4220023000000000352 home runs
    Horace ClarkeNYAMINL 7-10 @MIN50410000001000008574 hits
    Felipe AlouNYABALW 12-3 vs BAL200000200010002017582 sacrifice flies
    Fritz PetersonNYACALW 3-0 vs CAL40000000004000002034 strikeouts
    Roger HambrightNYAKCAW 8-5 vs KCA101000100000000081st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Terry LeyNYACALL 0-6 @CAL000000000000000011st career game
    Ron BlombergNYAKCAL 3-4 @KCA4220023000000000492 home runs
    Danny CaterNYABOSW 5-3 vs BOS414100100000000010514 hits
    Roy WhiteNYACLEW 3-2 vs CLE2100000102101000788100th career stolen base
    Rusty TorresNYABALL 4-8 vs BAL411000000030000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Ron HansenNYABALL 0-5 vs BAL301000000020000013611000th career hit
    Rusty TorresNYADETW 3-2 @DET514201200000000064 hits, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Mel StottlemyreNYAMILW 2-1 vs MILWCG931112400031000--240114-863-hitter
    Mel StottlemyreNYAWS2W 4-0 vs WS2WSHO940000500031000--252120-92Complete game/Shutout
    Lindy McDanielNYAWS2L 1-2 vs WS2 10000100004000--800117-102800th career game
    Fritz PetersonNYACLEL 0-3 vs CLELCG973302600036000--20075-70200th career game
    Mike KekichNYACHAW 6-1 vs CHAWCG911111500131000--10516-231-hitter
    Roger HambrightNYACHAL 1-3 vs CHA 11000000004000--10-01st career game
    Roger HambrightNYAMINW 6-5 vs MINW 20000100006000--21-01st career win
    Al ClosterNYAMILW 11-9 @MILW 5.265200410125000--31-01st career win
    Fritz PetersonNYAMILW 11-9 @MILSv 2.130000300010000--20678-701st career save
    Mel StottlemyreNYABALW 5-0 vs BALWSHO930002610033000--261123-96Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Fritz PetersonNYACALW 3-0 vs CALWSHO990001410034000--21081-70Complete game/Shutout
    Fritz PetersonNYAKCAW 2-0 vs KCAWSHO950001600033000--21182-70Complete game/Shutout
    Roger HambrightNYAKCAW 8-5 vs KCASv 21110001007000--81-11st career save
    Terry LeyNYACALL 0-6 @CAL 311006100017000--10-01st career game
    Mel StottlemyreNYAOAKW 1-0 @OAKWSHO930003500032000--264125-97Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Mel StottlemyreNYAKCAW 10-3 @KCA 4.162201300019000--265125-971000th career strikeout
    Stan BahnsenNYABOSW 3-0 vs BOSWSHO960003800033000--14953-50Complete game/Shutout
    Fritz PetersonNYACLEW 1-0 vs CLEWSHO920002500031000--21783-75Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Mel StottlemyreNYACLEW 9-0 vs CLEWSHO960000400031000--268127-97Complete game/Shutout

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