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1971 NEW YORK YANKEES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bronx,NY
Team Record:  82-80   .506
Result:   4th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Ralph Houk
General Manager:   Lee MacPhail
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium
Attendance:  1,070,771
Playoffs:  -

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Felipe Alou (36)
Youngest Player:  Roger Hambright (22)
Longest Tenure:  Jake Gibbs (10)
Top Hitter:  Bobby Murcer (1)
Top Pitcher:  Mel Stottlemyre (12)
Top Draft Pick:  Terry Whitfield (#19)

Roster Continuity:  87.47%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Baltimore10157.639--
Detroit9171.56212.0
Boston8577.52518.0
NY Yankees8280.50621.0
Washington6396.39638.5
Cleveland60102.37043.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
22Jack AkerPMLB6-2190RightRight7/13/194030Tulare,California1960UDFA KC1

24Felipe AlouOF-1BMLB6-1195RightRight5/12/193536Haina,Dominican Republic1955UDFA NY1
45Stan BahnsenPMLB6-2203RightRight12/15/194426Council Bluffs,Iowa1965468NYA
26Frank BakerSSMLB6-2178LeftRight10/29/194624Meridian,Mississippi1967229NYA
13Curt BlefaryOF-1BMLB6-2195LeftRight7/5/194327Brooklyn,New York1962UDFA NYA
12Ron Blomberg1B-OFMLB6-1205LeftRight8/23/194822Atlanta,Georgia196711NYA
25Len Boehmer1B-3BMLB6-1192RightRight6/28/194130Flint Hill,MissouriUDFA 
50Bill BurbachPMLB6-4215RightRight8/22/194723Dickeyville,Wisconsin1965119NYA
10Danny Cater1B-OFMLB6-0180RightRight2/25/194031Austin,Texas1958UDFA PHI
20Horace Clarke2BMLB5-9178BothRight6/2/194031Frederiksted,Virgin Islands1958UDFA NYA
50Al ClosterPMLB6-2190LeftLeft6/15/194328Creighton,Nebraska1965UDFA WS2
23John Ellis1B-CMLB6-2225RightRight8/24/194822New London,Connecticut1967UDFA NYA
39,43Rob GardnerPMLB6-1176RightLeft12/19/194426Binghamton,New York1963UDFA MIN
41Jake GibbsCMLB6-0185LeftRight11/7/193832Grenada,MississippiUDFA 
46Roger HambrightPMLB5-10180RightRight3/26/194922Sunnyside,Washington196767954NYA
28Ron HansenSSMLB6-3200RightRight4/5/193833Oxford,NebraskaUDFA 
29Jim HardinPMLB6-0175RightRight8/6/194327Morris Chapel,Tennessee1962UDFA BAL
39Gary JonesPMLB6-0191LeftLeft6/12/194526Huntington Park,CaliforniaUDFA 
18Mike KekichPMLB6-1200RightLeft4/2/194526San Diego,California1964UDFA LAN
2Jerry Kenney3B-SSMLB6-1170LeftRight6/30/194526St. Louis,Missouri1964UDFA NYA
38Steve KlinePMLB6-3205RightRight10/6/194723Wenatchee,Washington19667130NYA
43Terry LeyPMLB6-0190LeftLeft2/21/194724Portland,Oregon1967360NYA
27Jim LyttleOFMLB6-0186LeftRight5/20/194625Hamilton,Ohio1966110NYA
40Lindy McDanielPMLB6-3195RightRight12/13/193535Hollis,Oklahoma1958UDFA SLN
17Gene MichaelSSMLB6-2183BothRight6/2/193833Kent,Ohio1959UDFA PIT
15Thurman MunsonCMLB5-11191RightRight6/7/194724Akron,Ohio196814NYA
1Bobby MurcerOFMLB5-11180LeftRight5/20/194625Oklahoma City,Oklahoma1964UDFA NYA
19Fritz PetersonPMLB6-0200BothLeft2/8/194229Chicago,Illinois1963UDFA NYA
30Mel StottlemyrePMLB6-2190RightRight11/13/194129Hazelton,Missouri1961UDFA NYA
14Ron SwobodaOFMLB6-2205RightRight6/30/194427Baltimore,Maryland1964UDFA NYN
21Frank Tepedino1BMLB5-11192LeftLeft11/23/194723Brooklyn,New York1965355BAL
21Rusty TorresOFMLB5-10180BothRight9/30/194822Aguadilla,Puerto Rico196654811NYA
21Danny WaltonOFMLB6-0200RightRight7/14/194723Los Angeles,California196510196HOU
54Gary WaslewskiPMLB6-4195RightRight7/21/194129Meriden,Connecticut1960UDFA PIT
6Roy WhiteOFMLB5-10172BothRight12/27/194327Los Angeles,California1962UDFA NYA
9Ron WoodsOFMLB5-10173RightRight2/1/194328Hamilton,Ohio1961UDFA PIT
Team PersonnelPosition 
Whitey FordBroadcaster 
Jim HeganBullpen Coach 
Ralph HoukManager 
Elston HowardFirst Base Coach 
Dick HowserThird Base Coach 
Lee MacPhailGeneral Manager 
Frank MesserBroadcaster 
Phil RizzutoBroadcaster 
Jim TurnerPitching Coach 
Bill WhiteBroadcaster 


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