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1972 New York Yankees (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
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 and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Rich McKinneyNYAMILW 2-0 vs MIL4000000000000003160Grounded into 3 Double Plays
    Bobby MurcerNYAMINW 5-4 vs MIN3111000001100000500500th career game
    Bobby MurcerNYAMILL 8-9 @MIL62410140000000005254 hits
    Horace ClarkeNYACHAW 18-10 @CHA61100013020000009493 stolen bases
    Bobby MurcerNYACHAW 18-10 @CHA75400130011000005275 runs scored, 4 hits
    Rusty TorresNYACHAW 18-10 @CHA7430000001200000414 runs scored
    Roy WhiteNYACHAW 18-10 @CHA53300151031000008375 RBIs
    Celerino SanchezNYACHAL 0-2 vs CHA300000000010000011st career game
    Bernie AllenNYACHAW 8-1 vs CHA200000200010002010452 sacrifice flies
    Celerino SanchezNYATEXW 3-2 vs TEX101000100000000031st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Celerino SanchezNYAOAKL 0-1 vs OAK4040000000000000204 hits
    Bobby MurcerNYACALW 6-0 vs CAL32200230010000005682 home runs
    Horace ClarkeNYACALL 3-6 vs CAL50410020000000009904 hits
    Horace ClarkeNYABOSL 4-7 @BOS501000000000000010001000th career game
    Horace ClarkeNYABOSL 2-7 @BOS512000100000000010011000th career hit
    Johnny CallisonNYAMILW 10-6 vs MIL333001600000001018066 RBIs
    Bobby MurcerNYAKCAL 3-6 vs KCA50401010000000006064 hits
    Bobby MurcerNYAKCAW 9-8 vs KCA72411010010000006084 hits
    Celerino SanchezNYAKCAW 9-8 vs KCA8243002000200000563 Doubles, 4 hits
    Bobby MurcerNYATEXW 7-6 vs TEX52411110011010006094 hits
    Bobby MurcerNYATEXW 7-0 vs TEX4110013001101000612100th career home run
    Charlie SpikesNYACHAW 4-0 vs CHA412000100010000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Doc MedichNYABALW 7-6 @BAL000000000100000011st career game
    Larry GowellNYAMILL 4-6 @MIL000000000000000011st career game
    Larry GowellNYAMILL 0-1 vs MIL101100000000000021st career hit
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Steve KlineNYAMILW 2-0 vs MILWSHO930000100131000--4819-19Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Fred BeeneNYAOAKW 4-2 vs OAKSv 2.10000130008000--90-01st career save
    Mel StottlemyreNYACALW 5-0 vs CALWSHO970001400033000--274129-101Complete game/Shutout
    Mel StottlemyreNYABOSW 6-0 vs BOSWSHO980000300034000--277132-101Complete game/Shutout
    Fritz PetersonNYACLEW 2-0 vs CLEWSHO970000400034000--22786-82Complete game/Shutout
    Jim RolandNYAMILL 8-9 @MILL 4.221106100023000--20019-17200th career game
    Steve KlineNYATEXW 2-0 vs TEXWSHO950001100030000--5723-21Complete game/Shutout
    Steve KlineNYACLEW 1-0 vs CLEWSHO980000300033000--5924-22Complete game/Shutout
    Steve KlineNYAMINW 6-0 vs MINWSHO960001200036000--6327-23Complete game/Shutout
    Mel StottlemyreNYACALW 3-0 vs CALWSHO940002100029000--291138-109Complete game/Shutout
    Fritz PetersonNYACALW 6-0 vs CALWSHO940000310031000--23993-87Complete game/Shutout
    Fred BeeneNYAMILW 5-4 vs MILW 24000010008000--271-31st career win
    Fritz PetersonNYATEXW 7-0 vs TEXWSHO950001700134000--24898-89Complete game/Shutout
    Mel StottlemyreNYACHAW 4-0 vs CHAWSHO940000400031000--300141-113Complete game/Shutout
    Doc MedichNYABALW 7-6 @BAL 02220200004000--10-01st career game
    Sparky LyleNYABALW 7-6 @BALSv 12220000006000--31030-21100th career save
    Fritz PetersonNYABALW 2-1 vs BALW 631100100020000--252100-90100th career win
    Larry GowellNYAMILL 4-6 @MIL 20000010006000--10-01st career game


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