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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
Roster Continuity 73.34% 13/24
Manager(s): Ralph Houk
General Manager: Lee MacPhail
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 966,328 13/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
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
  • The organization roster is a complete listing of all players, for a given season, who appeared in at least 1 game with either the Major League parent team or any of the affiliated teams at the various classifications (AAA,AA,A+,A,A-,Rookie)
  • A player may appear on multiple organizational rosters for a season since he have switched organizations during the season.
  • Organizational Roster for 1972 New York Yankees season
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Jack AkerNY YankeesALMLBP6-2190R-R31Not draftedMLB
    Bernie AllenNY YankeesALMLB2B6-0185L-R33Not draftedMLB
    Felipe AlouNY YankeesALMLBOF-1B6-1195R-R37Not draftedMLB
    Rick AndersonJohnson CityAppRkP6-2210R-R18PIT: 1972-1-4MLB
      Fort LauderdaleFSLA+P                
    Frank BakerSyracuseILAAASS6-2178L-R25NYA: 1967-2-29MLB
    Fred BeeneNY YankeesALMLBP5-6160B-R29Not draftedMLB
    Wade BlasingameNY YankeesALMLBP6-1185L-L28Not draftedMLB
    Steve BlatericNY YankeesALMLBP6-3200R-R28Not draftedMLB
    Ron BlombergNY YankeesALMLB1B-OF6-1205L-R23NYA: 1967-1-1MLB
    Tom BuskeyWest HavenEastAAP6-3220R-R25Not draftedMLB
    Johnny CallisonNY YankeesALMLBOF5-10175L-R33Not draftedMLB
    Horace ClarkeNY YankeesALMLB2B5-9178B-R32Not draftedMLB
    Ken ClayJohnson CityAppRkP6-3195R-R18NYA: 1972-2-38MLB
    Al ClosterSyracuseILAAAP6-2190L-L29Not draftedMLB
      NY YankeesALMLBP                
    Casey CoxNY YankeesALMLBP6-5200R-R30Not draftedMLB
    John EllisNY YankeesALMLB1B-C6-2225R-R23Not draftedMLB
    Rob GardnerSyracuseILAAAP6-1176R-L27Not draftedMLB
      NY YankeesALMLBP                
    Larry GowellWest HavenEastAAP6-2182R-R24NYA: 1967-4-61MLB
      NY YankeesALMLBP                
    Ron GuidryFort LauderdaleFSLA+P5-11160L-L21NYA: 1971-3-67MLB
    Rich HintonSyracuseILAAAP6-2185L-L25CLE: 1969-4-76MLB
      NY YankeesALMLBP                
    Mike KekichNY YankeesALMLBP6-1200R-L27Not draftedMLB
    Jerry KenneyNY YankeesALMLB3B-SS6-1170L-R27Not draftedMLB
    Ron KlimkowskiNY YankeesALMLBP6-2190R-R28Not draftedMLB
    Steve KlineNY YankeesALMLBP6-3205R-R24NYA: 1966-7-130MLB
    Mickey KluttsJohnson CityAppRk3B5-11189R-R17NYA: 1972-4-86MLB
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Hal LanierNY YankeesALMLBSS-2B6-2180R-R29Not draftedMLB
    Sparky LyleNY YankeesALMLBP6-1195L-L27Not draftedMLB
    Jim MagnusonSyracuseILAAAP6-2190R-L25CHA: 1966-3-58MLB
    Tippy MartinezOneontaNYPLA-P5-10180L-L22WS2: 1969-35-799MLB
    Lindy McDanielNY YankeesALMLBP6-3195R-R36Not draftedMLB
    Scott McGregorFort LauderdaleFSLA+P6-1190B-L18NYA: 1972-1-14MLB
    Rich McKinneySyracuseILAAA3B-2B5-11185R-R25CHA: 1968-1-14MLB
      NY YankeesALMLB3B-2B                
    Doc MedichWest HavenEastAAP6-5227R-R23NYA: 1970-30-700MLB
      NY YankeesALMLBP                
    Gene MichaelNY YankeesALMLBSS6-2183B-R34Not draftedMLB
    Thurman MunsonNY YankeesALMLBC5-11191R-R25NYA: 1968-1-4MLB
    Bobby MurcerNY YankeesALMLBOF5-11180L-R26Not draftedMLB
    Wayne NordhagenWest HavenEastAAOF6-2205R-R23NYA: 1968-7-136MLB
    Fritz PetersonNY YankeesALMLBP6-0200B-L30Not draftedMLB
    Jim RolandNY YankeesALMLBP6-3190R-L29Not draftedMLB
    Celerino SanchezSyracuseILAAA3B5-11160R-R28Not draftedMLB
      NY YankeesALMLB3B                
    Charlie SpikesWest HavenEastAAOF6-3220R-R21NYA: 1969-1-11MLB
      NY YankeesALMLBOF                
    Mel StottlemyreNY YankeesALMLBP6-2190R-R30Not draftedMLB
    Ron SwobodaNY YankeesALMLBOF6-2205R-R28Not draftedMLB
    Frank TepedinoSyracuseILAAA1B5-11192L-L24BAL: 1965-3-55MLB
      NY YankeesALMLB1B                
    Rusty TorresSyracuseILAAAOF5-10180B-R23NYA: 1966-54-811MLB
      NY YankeesALMLBOF                
    Otto VelezWest HavenEastAAOF6-0195R-R21Not draftedMLB
    Danny WaltonSyracuseILAAAOF6-0200R-R24HOU: 1965-10-196MLB
    Gary WaslewskiSyracuseILAAAP6-4195R-R30Not draftedMLB
    Roy WhiteNY YankeesALMLBOF5-10172B-R28Not draftedMLB
    Terry WhitfieldOneontaNYPLA-OF6-1197L-R19NYA: 1971-1-19MLB
      Fort LauderdaleFSLA+OF                

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