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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:  -

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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
22Jack AkerPMLB6-2190RightRight7/13/194031Tulare,California1960UDFA Kca

11Bernie Allen2BMLB6-0185LeftRight4/16/193933East Liverpool,Ohio1961UDFA MIN
24Felipe AlouOF-1BMLB6-1195RightRight5/12/193537Haina,Dominican Republic1955UDFA Nyg
47Fred BeenePMLB5-6160BothRight11/24/194229Angleton,Texas1964UDFA BAL
29Wade BlasingamePMLB6-1185LeftLeft11/22/194328Deming,New Mexico1961UDFA Mbr
54Steve BlatericPMLB6-3200RightRight3/20/194428Denver,Colorado1966UDFA BOS
12Ron Blomberg1B-OFMLB6-1205LeftRight8/23/194823Atlanta,Georgia196711NYY
25Johnny CallisonOFMLB5-10175LeftRight3/12/193933Qualls,Oklahoma1957UDFA CHW
20Horace Clarke2BMLB5-9178BothRight6/2/194032Frederiksted,Virgin Islands1958UDFA NYY
50Al ClosterPMLB6-2190LeftLeft6/15/194329Creighton,Nebraska1965UDFA Wa2
39Casey CoxPMLB6-5200RightRight7/3/194130Long Beach,California1962UDFA CIN
23John Ellis1B-CMLB6-2225RightRight8/24/194823New London,Connecticut1967UDFA NYY
43Rob GardnerPMLB6-1176RightLeft12/19/194427Binghamton,New York1963UDFA MIN
45Larry GowellPMLB6-2182RightRight5/2/194824Lewiston,Maine1967461NYY
45Rich HintonPMLB6-2185LeftLeft5/22/194725Tucson,Arizona1969476CLE
18Mike KekichPMLB6-1200RightLeft4/2/194527San Diego,California1964UDFA LAD
2Jerry Kenney3B-SSMLB6-1170LeftRight6/30/194527St. Louis,Missouri1964UDFA NYY
22Ron KlimkowskiPMLB6-2190RightRight3/1/194428Jersey City,New Jersey1964UDFA BOS
38Steve KlinePMLB6-3205RightRight10/6/194724Wenatchee,Washington19667130NYY
36Hal LanierSS-2BMLB6-2180RightRight7/4/194229Denton,North Carolina1961UDFA SF
28Sparky LylePMLB6-1195LeftLeft7/22/194427DuBois,Pennsylvania1964UDFA BAL
40Lindy McDanielPMLB6-3195RightRight12/13/193536Hollis,Oklahoma1958UDFA STL
27Rich McKinney3B-2BMLB5-11185RightRight11/22/194625Piqua,Ohio1968114CHW
50Doc MedichPMLB6-5227RightRight12/9/194823Aliquippa,Pennsylvania197030692NYY
17Gene MichaelSSMLB6-2183BothRight6/2/193834Kent,Ohio1959UDFA PIT
15Thurman MunsonCMLB5-11191RightRight6/7/194725Akron,Ohio196814NYY
1Bobby MurcerOFMLB5-11180LeftRight5/20/194626Oklahoma City,Oklahoma1964UDFA NYY
19Fritz PetersonPMLB6-0200BothLeft2/8/194230Chicago,Illinois1963UDFA NYY
54Jim RolandPMLB6-3190RightLeft12/14/194229Franklin,North Carolina1961UDFA MIN
10Celerino Sanchez3BMLB5-11160RightRight2/3/194428Veracruz,Mexico1968UDFA HOU
42Charlie SpikesOFMLB6-3220RightRight1/23/195121Bogalusa,Louisiana1969111NYY
30Mel StottlemyrePMLB6-2190RightRight11/13/194130Hazelton,Missouri1961UDFA NYY
14Ron SwobodaOFMLB6-2205RightRight6/30/194428Baltimore,Maryland1964UDFA NYM
41Frank Tepedino1BMLB5-11192LeftLeft11/23/194724Brooklyn,New York1965355BAL
21Rusty TorresOFMLB5-10180BothRight9/30/194823Aguadilla,Puerto Rico196654811NYY
6Roy WhiteOFMLB5-10172BothRight12/27/194328Los Angeles,California1962UDFA NYY
Team PersonnelPosition 
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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