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1972 New York YankeesSeason Roster
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Ron Klimkowski played for the 1972 New York Yankees
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameYankees
LocationBronx,New York
Record79-76 (4th in American League East)League Rank6thMLB Rank12th
BallparkYankee Stadium I
ManagerRalph HoukGeneral ManagerLee MacPhail
CoachesJim Hegan (Bullpen Coach), Elston Howard (First Base Coach), Dick Howser (Third Base Coach), Jim Turner (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickScott McGregor (#14)
Attendance966,328 (Rank: 13th)
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1972 Statistics -- 1972 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1972 New York Yankees.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1972 baseball season.

1972 New York Yankees Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
22Jack AkerP6-2 190 R-R 1940-07-13 31Tulare,California MLB1960-19741964-1974Mount Whitney (Visalia,CA)Col. the Sequoias
1959-   UDFA-KC1
 
11Bernie Allen3B6-0 185 L-R 1939-04-16 33East Liverpool,Ohio MLB1961-19731962-1973East Liverpool (East Liverpool,OH)Purdue U.
1961-   UDFA-MIN
 
24Felipe Alou1B6-1 195 R-R 1935-05-12 37Haina,Dom Rep MLB1956-19741958-1974      
47Fred BeeneP5-6 160 B-R 1942-11-24 29Angleton,Texas MLB1964-19791968-1975Brazosport (Freeport,TX)Sam Houston St
1964-   UDFA-BAL
 
29Wade BlasingameP6-1 185 L-L 1943-11-22 28Deming,New Mexico MLB1961-19721963-1972Roosevelt (Fresno,CA)
1961-   UDFA-MLB
 
54Steve BlatericP6-3 200 R-R 1944-03-20 28Denver,Colorado MLB1966-19801971-1975Lincoln (Denver,CO)Denver
1966-   UDFA-BOS
 
12Ron Blomberg1B6-1 205 L-R 1948-08-23 23Atlanta,Georgia MLB1967-19781969-1978Druid Hills (Atlanta,GA)Georgia Perimeter Col
1967- 1-   1-NYA
 
25Johnny CallisonOF5-10 175 L-R 1939-03-12 33Qualls,Oklahoma MLB1957-19731958-1973East Bakersfield (Bakersfield,CA)
1957-   UDFA-CHA
 
20Horace Clarke2B5-9 178 B-R 1940-06-02 32Frederiksted,Virgin Islands MLB1958-19741965-1974  
1958-   UDFA-NYA
 
50Al ClosterP6-2 190 L-L 1943-06-15 29Creighton,Nebraska MLB1965-19731966-1973St. Ludger's (Creighton,NE)Iowa St
1965-   UDFA-NYA
 
39Casey CoxP6-5 200 R-R 1941-07-03 30Long Beach,California MLB1962-19731966-1973Wilson (Long Beach,CA)Cal St Los Angeles, Long Beach City Col
1962-   UDFA-CIN
 
23John EllisC6-2 225 R-R 1948-08-24 23New London,Connecticut MLB1967-19811969-1981New London (New London,CT)
1966-   UDFA-NYA
 
43Rob GardnerP6-1 176 R-L 1944-12-19 27Binghamton,New York MLB1963-19731965-1973Binghamton (Binghamton,NY)
1963-   UDFA-MIN
 
45Larry GowellP6-2 182 R-R 1948-05-02 24Lewiston,Maine MLB1967-19721972-1972Edward Little (Auburn,ME)
1967- 4-  61-NYA
 
45Rich HintonP6-2 185 L-L 1947-05-22 25Tucson,Arizona MLB1969-19791971-1979Marana (Marana,AZ)Arizona
1969- 4-  76-CLE
 
18Mike KekichP6-1 200 R-L 1945-04-02 27San Diego,California MLB1964-19781965-1977Lynwood (Lynwood,CA)
1964-   UDFA-LAN
 
2Jerry KenneySS6-1 170 L-R 1945-06-30 27St. Louis,Missouri MLB1964-19731967-1973Beloit Memorial (Beloit,WI)
1964-   UDFA-NYA
 
22Ron KlimkowskiP6-2 190 R-R 1944-03-01 28Jersey City,New Jersey MLB1964-19731969-1972W Tresper Clarke (Westbury,NY)Morehead St
1964-   UDFA-BOS
 
38Steve KlineP6-3 205 R-R 1947-10-06 24Wenatchee,Washington MLB1966-19771970-1977Chelan (Chelan,WA)
1966- 7- 130-NYA
 
36Hal Lanier3B6-2 180 R-R 1942-07-04 29Denton,North Carolina MLB1961-19791964-1973Boca Ciega (Gulfport,FL)
1961-   UDFA-SFN
 
28Sparky LyleP6-1 195 L-L 1944-07-22 27DuBois,Pennsylvania MLB1964-19821967-1982Reynoldsville (Reynoldsville,PA)
1964-   UDFA-BAL
 
40Lindy McDanielP6-3 195 R-R 1935-12-13 36Hollis,Oklahoma MLB1955-19751955-1975Arnett (Arnett,OK)Oklahoma    
27Rich McKinney3B5-11 185 R-R 1946-11-22 25Piqua,Ohio MLB1968-19771970-1977   Ohio U.
1968- 1-  14-CHA
 
50Doc MedichP6-5 227 R-R 1948-12-09 23Aliquippa,Pennsylvania MLB1970-19821972-1982Hopewell (Aliquippa,PA)Pittsburgh
1970-30- 700-NYA
 
17Gene MichaelSS6-2 183 B-R 1938-06-02 34Kent,Ohio MLB1959-19751966-1975Akron East (Akron,OH)Kent St
1959-   UDFA-PIT
 
15Thurman MunsonC5-11 191 R-R 1947-06-07 25Akron,Ohio MLB1968-19791969-1979Lehman (Canton,OH)Kent St
1968- 1-   4-NYA
 
1Bobby MurcerOF5-11 180 L-R 1946-05-20 26Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1964-19851965-1983Southeast (Oklahoma City,OK)
1964-   UDFA-NYA
 
19Fritz PetersonP6-0 200 B-L 1942-02-08 30Chicago,Illinois MLB1963-19761966-1976Arlington (Arlington Heights,IL)No.Illinois U.
1963-   UDFA-NYA
 
54Jim RolandP6-3 190 R-L 1942-12-14 29Franklin,North Carolina MLB1961-19721962-1972Broughton (Raleigh,NC)
1961-   UDFA-MIN
 
10Celerino Sanchez3B5-11 160 R-R 1944-02-03 28Veracruz,Mexico MLB1964-19731972-1973  
1971-   UDFA-NYA
 
42Charlie SpikesOF6-3 220 R-R 1951-01-23 21Bogalusa,Louisiana MLB1969-19801972-1980Central Memorial (Bogalusa,LA)
1969- 1-  11-NYA
 
30Mel StottlemyreP6-2 190 R-R 1941-11-13 30Hazelton,Missouri MLB1961-19741964-1974Mabton (Mabton,WA)
1961-   UDFA-NYA
 
14Ron SwobodaOF6-2 205 R-R 1944-06-30 28Baltimore,Maryland MLB1964-19731965-1973Sparrows Point (Baltimore,MD)Maryland
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
41Frank Tepedino1B5-11 192 L-L 1947-11-23 24Brooklyn,New York MLB1965-19751967-1975George Wingate (Brooklyn,NY)
1965- 3-  55-BAL
 
21Rusty TorresOF5-10 180 B-R 1948-09-30 23Aguadilla,Puerto Rico MLB1967-19811971-1980New York Vocational (Jamaica,NY)
1966-54- 811-NYA
 
6Roy WhiteOF5-10 172 B-R 1943-12-27 28Los Angeles,California MLB1962-19791965-1979Centennial (Compton,CA)
1961-   UDFA-NYA
 
36 Players