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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
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
  • 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 1971 New York Yankees season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    22Jack AkerP6-2190R-R301964Not draftedMLB--
    24Felipe AlouOF-1B6-1195R-R361958Not draftedMLB--
    45Stan BahnsenP6-2203R-R261966NYA: 1965-4-68MLB--
    26Frank BakerSS6-2178L-R241970NYA: 1967-2-29MLB--
    13Curt BlefaryOF-1B6-2195L-R271965Not draftedMLB--
    12Ron Blomberg1B-OF6-1205L-R221969NYA: 1967-1-1MLB--
    25Len Boehmer1B-3B6-1192R-R301967Not draftedMLB--
    50Bill BurbachP6-4215R-R231969NYA: 1965-1-19MLB--
    10Danny Cater1B-OF6-0180R-R311964Not draftedMLB--
    20Horace Clarke2B5-9178B-R311965Not draftedMLB--
    50Al ClosterP6-2190L-L281966Not draftedMLB--
    23John Ellis1B-C6-2225R-R221969Not draftedMLB--
    39,43Rob GardnerP6-1176R-L261965Not draftedMLB--
    41Jake GibbsC6-0185L-R321962Not draftedMLB--
    46Roger HambrightP5-10180R-R221971NYA: 1967-67-955MLB--
    28Ron HansenSS6-3200R-R331958Not draftedMLB--
    29Jim HardinP6-0175R-R271967Not draftedMLB--
    39Gary JonesP6-0191L-L261970Not draftedMLB--
    18Mike KekichP6-1200R-L261965Not draftedMLB--
    2Jerry Kenney3B-SS6-1170L-R261967Not draftedMLB--
    38Steve KlineP6-3205R-R231970NYA: 1966-7-130MLB--
    43Terry LeyP6-0190L-L241971NYA: 1967-3-60MLB--
    27Jim LyttleOF6-0186L-R251969NYA: 1966-1-10MLB--
    40Lindy McDanielP6-3195R-R351955Not draftedMLB--
    17Gene MichaelSS6-2183B-R331966Not draftedMLB--
    15Thurman MunsonC5-11191R-R241969NYA: 1968-1-4MLB--
    1Bobby MurcerOF5-11180L-R251965Not draftedMLB--
    19Fritz PetersonP6-0200B-L291966Not draftedMLB--
    30Mel StottlemyreP6-2190R-R291964Not draftedMLB--
    14Ron SwobodaOF6-2205R-R271965Not draftedMLB--
    21Frank Tepedino1B5-11192L-L231967BAL: 1965-3-55MLB--
    21Rusty TorresOF5-10180B-R221971NYA: 1966-54-811MLB--
    21Danny WaltonOF6-0200R-R231968HOU: 1965-10-196MLB--
    54Gary WaslewskiP6-4195R-R291967Not draftedMLB--
    6Roy WhiteOF5-10172B-R271965Not draftedMLB--
    9Ron WoodsOF5-10173R-R281969Not draftedMLB--

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