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1972 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 79-76 .510
Rank: 4th in American League East
Run Differential: 557-527 + 30
Manager(s): Ralph Houk
General Manager: Lee MacPhail
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 966,328 13/24
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Scott McGregor (#14) 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), Charlie Spikes (#11), Rich McKinney (#14)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8670.551--
8570.5480.5
8074.5195.0
7976.5106.5
7284.46214.0
6591.41721.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
1Bobby MurcerOF26585102171
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30
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7
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33
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96119636727046.292.361.537898.244.356.2821.0617.7314654
6Roy WhiteOF2855676150
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29
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010
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5423799595104211.270.384.376760.106.313.2860.6055.6209666
20Horace Clarke2B3254765132
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20
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2
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3
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37186564444337.241.315.302617.060.185.2560.79182.3165613
15Thurman MunsonC2551154143
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16
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3
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7
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46674758354213.280.343.364707.084.174.3041.2373.0186567
17Gene MichaelSS343912991
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7
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4
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1
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32423245142411.233.290.279569.046.133.2581.41391.0109430
24Felipe Alou1B373243390
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18
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1
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6
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3710222721128.278.326.395721.117.188.2871.2354.0128351
12Ron Blomberg1B232993680
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22
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1
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14
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4902382634014.268.355.488843.221.341.2540.6821.4146341
25Johnny CallisonOF332752871
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10
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09
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3430183401256.258.299.393692.135.211.2621.8930.6108300
10Celerino Sanchez3B282501862
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3
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02200123041219.248.292.304596.056.104.2812.50--76269
11Bernie Allen3B332202650
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9
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09
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2101234204144.227.296.391687.164.264.2371.8324.486248
21Rusty TorresOF231991542
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7
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03
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1304184413102.211.280.291571.080.151.2572.4466.358219
23John EllisC231361340
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5
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1
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5
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250082200009.294.333.456789.162.221.3212.7527.262144
27Rich McKinney3B251211026
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2
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01
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71071300006.215.258.256514.041.107.2341.86121.031128
2Jerry KenneySS271191625
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00730161302107.210.304.227531.017.176.2360.81--27136
14Ron SwobodaOF28113928
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8
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1201172901121.248.341.345686.097.239.3181.71113.039133
36Hal Lanier3B29103522
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3
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0061221310013.214.234.243477.029.039.2426.50--25107
19Fritz PetersonP3082619
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1
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00900314001501.232.259.244503.012.049.2794.67--20100
30Mel StottlemyreP3080316
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070031820902.200.247.238485.038.075.2586.00--1994
38Steve KlineP247657
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000100422101202.092.148.092240.000.053.1305.50--793
18Mike KekichP275938
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040001400600.136.136.169305.034.034.178----1065
42Charlie SpikesOF213425
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0030111300000.147.171.176347.029.029.23813.00--635
43Rob GardnerP272803
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00010001600500.107.107.107214.000.000.250----333
28Sparky LyleP272124
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0010011000200.190.227.238465.048.095.36410.00--524
47Fred BeeneP299000000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----09
41Frank Tepedino248000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
40Lindy McDanielP36712
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2000300100.286.286.7141000.429.429.333--7.058
22Ron KlimkowskiP286000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
45Rich HintonP253000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
29Wade BlasingameP282000000001200100.000.333.000333.000.500-2.00--04
54Steve BlatericP281000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
50Al ClosterP291000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
45Larry GowellP24101
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54Jim RolandP291000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
39Casey CoxP300000000000000100-----------01
Batting Totals18995168557128820124103526714249168929477431112.249.313.357670.108.209.2691.4050.218465764
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
30Mel Stottlemyre3014183.2236369700260250999313851106041.298.650.452.943.811.29
19Fritz Peterson3017153.24353512300250270989017441007151.269.720.611.583.602.27
38Steve Kline241692.40323211400236210796311445810101.088.010.421.682.211.32
18Mike Kekich2710133.702928200017517277721376789041.428.850.673.914.011.03
28Sparky Lyle27951.92590005635107842523329755001.057.000.252.426.252.59
43Rob Gardner27853.062014103097914333928585001.238.440.842.605.382.07
40Lindy McDaniel36312.253700025068542317425473001.167.150.533.316.221.88
47Fred Beene29132.332910011357552115324373011.368.530.473.725.741.54
22Ron Klimkowski28034.06162003131321514315111011.529.290.874.353.190.73
54Jim Roland29015.041600010025271414316130011.729.721.085.764.680.81
29Wade Blasingame28014.24121004017148851172011.477.412.655.823.710.64
45Rich Hinton25104.76730020162011928134001.6510.591.064.246.881.63
39Casey Cox30014.505100101113660340001.339.750.002.253.001.33
45Larry Gowell24011.2921000073110270000.713.860.002.579.003.50
22Jack Aker31003.0040004065220311001.337.500.004.501.500.33
54Steve Blateric28000.0010001042000040000.504.500.000.009.00--
50Al Closter290013.5020000022331420003.009.004.5018.009.000.50
50Doc Medich2300-1100000220020000------
Pitching Totals79763.033431553514120391373130652746387419625471271.268.560.572.754.101.49


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