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1972 NEW YORK YANKEES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Bronx,NY
Team Record:  79-76   .510
Result:   4th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Ralph Houk
General Manager:   Lee MacPhail
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium
Attendance:  966,328
Playoffs: Season in progress

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Felipe Alou (37)
Youngest Player:  Charlie Spikes (21)
Longest Tenure:  Mel Stottlemyre (9)
Top Hitter:  Bobby Murcer (2)
Top Pitcher:  Steve Kline (14)
Top Draft Pick:  Scott McGregor (#14)

Roster Continuity:  73.34%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Detroit8670.551--
Boston8570.5480.5
Baltimore8074.5195.0
NY Yankees7976.5106.5
Cleveland7284.46214.0
Milwaukee6591.41721.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
1Bobby Murcerof226UDFA: 1964MLB1535851021713073396119636727046.292.361.53710003146544331257.8.282
6Roy Whiteof628UDFA: 1962MLB15555676150290105423799595104211.270.384.3760209666430966.0.286
20Horace Clarke2b3532UDFA: 1958MLB14754765132202337186564444337.241.315.3020165613434613.8.256
15Thurman Munsonc56251968-1-4MLB14051154143163746674758354213.280.343.3640186567394674.6.304
17Gene Michaelss-34UDFA: 1959MLB126391299174132423245142411.233.290.2790109430319312.6.258
24Felipe Alouof-1b-37UDFA: 1955MLB120324339018163710222721128.278.326.3950128351245475.2.287
12Ron Blomberg1b-of-231967-1-1MLB1072993680221144902382634014.268.355.4880146341226607.2.254
25Johnny Callisonof7933UDFA: 1957MLB92275287110093430183401256.258.299.3930108300217354.4.262
10Celerino Sanchez3b8428UDFA: 1968MLB7125018628302200123041219.248.292.304076269200222.9.281
11Bernie Allen2b-33UDFA: 1961MLB8422026509092101234204144.227.296.391086248180264.0.237
21Rusty Torresof-231966-54-811MLB8019915427031304184413102.211.280.291058219164132.2.257
23John Ellis1b-c-23UDFA: 1967MLB521361340515250082200009.294.333.456062144105194.9.321
27Rich McKinney3b-2b-251968-1-14MLB37121102620171071300006.215.258.25603112810161.6.234
2Jerry Kenney3b-ss-27UDFA: 1964MLB501191625200730161302107.210.304.22702713610271.9.236
14Ron Swobodaof-28UDFA: 1964MLB631139288011201172901121.248.341.34503913390144.2.318
36Hal Lanierss-2b-29UDFA: 1961MLB6010352230061221310013.214.234.2430251078741.1.242
19Fritz Petersonp5430UDFA: 1963MLB3582619100900314001501.232.259.2440201007941.5.279
30Mel Stottlemyrep-30UDFA: 1961MLB378031611070031820902.200.247.237019947531.1.258
38Steve Klinep76241966-7-130MLB327657000100422101202.092.148.092079383-4-1.4.130
18Mike Kekichp-27UDFA: 1964MLB29593801040001400600.136.136.1690106557-1-0.6.178
42Charlie Spikesof-211969-1-11MLB14342510030111300000.147.171.176063530-1-1.0.238
43Rob Gardnerp-27UDFA: 1963MLB20280300010001600500.107.107.107033330-2-2.2.250
28Sparky Lylep-27UDFA: 1964MLB59212410010011000200.190.227.23805241900.4.364
47Fred Beenep-29UDFA: 1964MLB309000000000400000.000.000.0000099--.000
41Frank Tepedino1b-241965-3-55MLB88000000000100000.000.000.0000088--.000
40Lindy McDanielp-36UDFA: 1958MLB377120012000300100.286.286.714100058616.4.333
22Ron Klimkowskip-28UDFA: 1964MLB166000000000300000.000.000.0000066--.000
45Rich Hintonp-251969-4-76MLB73000000000200000.000.000.0000033--.000
29Wade Blasingamep-28UDFA: 1961MLB122000000001200100.000.333.00000430-0.6.000
45Larry Gowellp-241967-4-61MLB210110000000000001.0001.0002.00030002101--1.000
54Jim Rolandp-29UDFA: 1961MLB161000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
54Steve Blatericp-28UDFA: 1966MLB11000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
50Al Closterp-29UDFA: 1965MLB21000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
39Casey Coxp-30UDFA: 1962MLB50000000000000100.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (34 players)1555168557128820124103526714249168929477431112.249.316.3576731846579341396274.1.269

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
30Mel Stottlemyre1930UDFA: 1961MLB14183.2236369700260.025099931385110601.298.650.452.943.810.77.2761.31
19Fritz Peterson1830UDFA: 1963MLB17153.24353512300250.127098901744100711.259.710.611.583.600.44.2931.39
38Steve Kline14241966-7-130MLB1692.40323211400236.12107963114458101.078.000.421.682.210.76.2431.92
18Mike Kekich-27UDFA: 1964MLB10133.7029282000175.11727772137678901.418.830.673.904.000.97.2830.96
28Sparky Lyle2727UDFA: 1964MLB951.92590005635107.284252332975501.057.020.252.426.270.39.2611.56
43Rob Gardner-27UDFA: 1963MLB853.062014103097.091433392858501.238.440.842.605.380.48.2671.02
40Lindy McDaniel6436UDFA: 1958MLB312.253700025068.054231742547301.167.150.533.316.220.53.2531.58
47Fred Beene-29UDFA: 1964MLB132.342910011357.255211532437301.378.580.473.755.770.65.2971.56
22Ron Klimkowski-28UDFA: 1964MLB034.02162003131.132151431511101.509.190.864.313.161.36.2791.66
54Jim Roland-29UDFA: 1961MLB015.041600010025.027141431613001.729.721.085.764.681.23.3081.42
29Wade Blasingame-28UDFA: 1961MLB014.24121004017.014885117201.477.412.655.823.711.57.2052.07
45Rich Hinton-251969-4-76MLB104.8673002016.2201192813401.6810.801.084.327.020.62.3461.26
39Casey Cox-30UDFA: 1962MLB014.6351001011.21366034001.3710.030.002.313.090.75--0.80
45Larry Gowell-241967-4-61MLB011.292100007.0311027000.713.860.002.579.000.29.2140.63
22Jack Aker-31UDFA: 1960MLB003.004000406.0522031101.337.500.004.501.503.00--1.43
54Steve Blateric-28UDFA: 1966MLB000.001000104.0200004000.504.500.000.009.000.00.2004.00
50Al Closter-29UDFA: 1965MLB0011.572000002.1233142002.577.713.8615.437.712.00.2003.00
50Doc Medich-231970-30-692MLB00--110000--22002000------------1.000--
Totals: (34 players)79763.031551553514120391,37313065274631034196254711.308.560.572.754.100.67.275 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Thurman MunsonC1321160575711511.9775.01 
John EllisC252131271151.9655.83 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Felipe Alou1B9559364854769.99010.65 
Ron Blomberg1B95715813321388.98510.63 
John Ellis1B86063114.9859.57 
Ron Swoboda1B2350011.00014.06 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Horace Clarke2B143119534739911104.9855.62 
Bernie Allen2B201545047217.9805.67 
Hal Lanier2B32478011.0005.63 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Celerino Sanchez3B68581471671413.9393.31 
Hal Lanier3B47207155627.9733.08 
Bernie Allen3B44324258579.9403.06 
Rich McKinney3B33256177185.9173.09 
Jerry Kenney3B1301001.0002.81 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Gene MichaelSS12110052184372189.9695.87 
Jerry KenneySS4531457131630.9695.39 
Hal LanierSS953102325.9435.58 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Roy WhiteOF1551370323821.9942.17 
Bobby MurcerOF15113283821131.9922.66 
Johnny CallisonOF74582127411.9922.03 
Rusty TorresOF6243686420.9781.86 
Ron SwobodaOF3523656211.9832.21 
Felipe AlouOF15102210001.0001.85 
Charlie SpikesOF965141011.0002.08 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Sparky LyleP59107411001.0001.26 
Lindy McDanielP376851412.9502.51 
Mel StottlemyreP362601952071.0002.46 
Fritz PetersonP35250134416.9832.05 
Steve KlineP32236205073.9092.67 
Fred BeeneP29578611.9332.20 
Mike KekichP29175426031.0001.54 
Rob GardnerP2097213011.0001.39 
Ron KlimkowskiP16310611.8571.74 
Jim RolandP162513011.0001.44 
Wade BlasingameP121765001.0005.82 
Rich HintonP71611001.0001.11 
Casey CoxP51110001.0000.80 
Jack AkerP4632011.0007.50 
Al ClosterP2201001.0004.29 
Larry GowellP2701001.0001.29 
Steve BlatericP1401011.0002.25 
Doc MedichP100000.0000.00 


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