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1981 New York Yankees (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 59-48 .551
Rank: th in American League East
Run Differential: 421-343 + 78
Manager(s): Gene Michael, Bob Lemon
General Manager: Gene Michael (1981-09-07), Bill Bergesch
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 1,614,353 3/26
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Dodgers)
Top Draft Pick: John Elway (#52) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jerry Walker
Assistant Coach: Clyde King
Bench Coach: Joe Altobelli
Bullpen Coach: Jeff Torborg
First Base Coach: Yogi Berra
Hitting Coach: Charlie Lau
Pitching Coach: Stan Williams
Third Base Coach: Mike Ferraro

#1 Draft Picks

Reggie Jackson (#2), Barry Foote (#3), Dave Winfield (#4), Rick Cerone (#7)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
6247.569--
5946.5622.0
5948.5512.0
6049.5502.0
5949.5462.5
5251.5057.0
3769.34923.5
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
    Steve BalboniNYADETW 7-2 vs DET221010100110000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Oscar GambleNYAOAKL 6-8 @OAK523002400000000112112 home runs
    Aurelio RodriguezNYASEAW 5-2 @SEA322002300000000018062 home runs
    Dennis WerthNYASEAW 7-5 vs SEA1100000102000000541st career stolen base
    Jerry MumphreyNYABALW 12-3 vs BAL42330010010000007193 Doubles
    Bobby MurcerNYABALW 12-3 vs BAL512100200000000018081000th career RBI
    Jerry MumphreyNYACHAW 6-5 vs CHA60400001000000007204 hits
    Oscar GambleNYADETL 0-1 @DET301100000110000012441000th career hit
    Bob WatsonNYADETL 5-8 @DET422002200000000016092 home runs
    Jerry MumphreyNYACHAW 6-1 @CHA53302130000000007443 Triples
    Andre RobertsonNYAKCAL 2-3 @KCA302100000000000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Graig NettlesNYAMILW 4-2 vs MIL323002300000000018472 home runs
    Jerry MumphreyNYAMILW 5-2 vs MIL42400131000000007544 hits
    Reggie JacksonNYABOSL 1-2 vs BOS400000000020000020002000th career game
    Andy McGaffiganNYACLEL 4-6 vs CLE000000000000000011st career game
    Gene NelsonNYACLEL 4-6 vs CLE000000000000000011st career game
    Mike PattersonNYACLEL 4-6 vs CLE4120200000000000130 Triples
    Andre RobertsonNYACLEL 2-3 @CLE301000010000000081st career stolen base
    Dave WinfieldNYABALW 9-0 @BAL323002300100000012182 home runs
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Ron DavisNYAOAKW 3-2 @OAKW 1.20000050005000--11024-5Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Gene NelsonNYACALW 4-2 @CALW 642212400023000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
    Ron DavisNYACALW 4-2 @CALSv 30000080009000--11124-5Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Dave LaRocheNYACALL 2-6 @CAL 10000110003000--60058-55600th career game
    Rich GossageNYAOAKW 9-5 vs OAKW 2.12000060009000--43462-61Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Dave RighettiNYACLEW 3-2 vs CLEW 742203700028000--41-11st career win
    Ron DavisNYAMILL 3-5 vs MIL 20000050006000--13825-9Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Dave RighettiNYABOSW 4-1 vs BOSW 7211051100028000--146-311 Strikeouts
    Andy McGaffiganNYACLEL 4-6 vs CLE 310003001014000--10-01st career game


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