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1961 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 109-53 .673
Rank: 1st in American League
Run Differential: 827-612 + 215
Roster Continuity 81.94% 4/16
Manager(s): Ralph Houk
General Manager: Roy Hamey
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 1,747,725 2/18
Playoffs: Won World Series (Reds)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Earl Torgeson
Assistant Coach: Frankie Crosetti
Bullpen Coach: Jim Hegan
Hitting Coach: Wally Moses
Pitching Coach: Johnny Sain
Third Base Coach: Frankie Crosetti
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10953.673--
10161.6238.0
9567.58614.0
8676.53123.0
7883.48430.5
7686.46933.0
7090.43738.0
7091.43538.5
61100.37947.5
61100.37947.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
1Bobby Richardson2B25   66280173
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5
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3
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499730232110215.261.295.316611.054.103.2660.77220.7209706
10Tony KubekSS24   61784170
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38
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6
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8
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46132760111037.276.306.395701.120.160.2932.2277.1244658
9Roger MarisOF26   590132159
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16
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4
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142009467700716.269.372.620992.351.510.2090.719.7366698
14Bill Skowron1B30   56176150
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4
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28
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890035108890321.267.318.472790.205.267.2853.0920.0265607
7Mickey MantleOF29   514132163
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16
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6
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54
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12812112611209152.317.448.6871135.370.636.3090.899.5353646
6,34Clete Boyer3B24   50461113
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5
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11
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55136383241813.224.308.347655.123.244.2441.3245.8175578
32Elston HowardC32   44664155
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5
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21
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7703286536145.348.387.549936.202.258.3682.3221.2245482
8Yogi BerraOF36   39562107
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11
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022
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6120352824057.271.330.466796.195.289.2430.8018.0184437
38Johnny BlanchardC28   2433874
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10
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1
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21
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5410272849016.305.382.613995.309.424.2721.0411.6149275
11Hector LopezOF31   2432754
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2210243811238.222.292.305597.082.185.2491.5881.074273
17Bob CervOF35   1181732
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2010121710006.271.344.483827.212.322.2741.4219.757131
12Billy Gardner3B33   991121
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20061830104.212.278.293571.081.141.2503.0099.029109
16Whitey FordP32   961117
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001000121700511.177.266.188454.010.135.2131.42--18114
22Bill StaffordP21   67512
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030041100300.179.225.239464.060.119.2142.75--1674
23Ralph TerryP25   66315
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0050011600511.227.235.258493.030.045.29416.00--1773
45Rollie SheldonP24   5617
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00040022400200.125.155.125280.000.036.21912.00--760
28Bud DaleyP28   4536
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002001100200.133.152.156308.022.044.1361.00--748
20Joe DeMaestriSS32   4116
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00020001300001.146.146.146292.000.000.214----641
39Jim CoatesP28   3511
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00000012110800.029.081.029110.000.029.07121.00--145
47Luis ArroyoP34   2527
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000000400300.280.280.360640.080.080.333----928
19Bob TurleyP30   2112
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00030001100311.095.091.095186.000.000.182----225
28Art DitmarP32   1901
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0000000500000.053.053.053106.000.000.071----119
6Deron Johnson3B22   1912
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0002002500012.105.182.105287.000.105.1332.50--222
29Earl Torgeson1B37   1832
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0000018300001.111.385.111496.000.389.1330.38--226
34Bob Hale1B27   1322
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1000000001.154.154.385539.231.231.083--13.0513
15Jack ReedOF28   1342
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0001001100000.154.214.154368.000.077.1671.00--214
25Jesse Gonder25   1224
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003003101001.333.467.417884.083.333.3640.33--515
15Tom TreshSS23   812
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0000000100001.250.250.250500.000.000.286----28
18Hal ReniffP22   5000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
26Tex ClevengerP28   411
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001000100000.250.250.500750.250.250.333----24
17Lee Thomas25   201
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0000000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----12
24Al DowningP20   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
24Danny McDevittP28   1100000001100000.000.500.000500.0001.000-1.00--02
Batting Totals19485559827146119440240782281854378535455745120.263.326.442768.179.278.2671.4523.224556204
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
16Whitey Ford32   2543.21393911300283.024210810123922098011.187.700.732.936.652.27
22Bill Stafford21   1492.6836258362195.0168655813591011051.167.750.602.724.661.71
23Ralph Terry25   1633.1631279220188.116274661942860011.097.760.912.014.122.05
45Rollie Sheldon24   1153.5935216250162.214970651755846021.258.230.943.044.641.53
39Jim Coates28   1153.45431141155141.112860541553802071.288.170.963.385.111.51
28Bud Daley28   893.9523177000129.212763571751831141.378.791.183.535.751.63
47Luis Arroyo34   1552.19650005429119.0833429549874031.116.280.383.716.581.78
19Bob Turley30   355.751512101072.07447461151482041.749.251.386.386.000.94
28Art Ditmar32   234.67128101054.1593328914241001.359.831.502.334.001.71
18Hal Reniff22   202.602500016245.1311413131214001.386.200.206.204.200.68
26Tex Clevenger28   114.78210009031.2352017321142001.759.840.845.913.940.67
24Danny McDevitt28   127.6282002113.01811112881112.0012.461.385.545.541.00
24Al Downing20   018.005100309.0788012121112.117.000.0012.0012.001.00
26Ryne Duren32   015.404000205.02332470001.203.603.607.2012.601.75
53Johnny James27   000.001000001.11000020001.009.000.000.0018.00--
29Duke Maas32   00-1000000.1222000000------
Batting Totals109533.4636416347111163914511288612558137542866333291.267.990.853.365.371.60
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Elston HowardC1116354354.9930.00
Johnny BlanchardC482681832.9900.00
Yogi BerraC15768001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill Skowron1B149122810210146.9930.00
Elston Howard1B9904112.9890.00
Earl Torgeson1B829217.9690.00
Bob Hale1B5151011.0000.00
Bob Cerv1B3243021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bobby Richardson2B16141337618136.9780.00
Billy Gardner2B697021.0000.00
Joe DeMaestri2B596021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Clete Boyer3B1411513531736.9670.00
Billy Gardner3B33265446.9520.00
Deron Johnson3B8215001.0000.00
Joe DeMaestri3B40000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tony KubekSS14526144930107.9590.00
Joe DeMaestriSS18153819.9810.00
Clete BoyerSS121920051.0000.00
Tom TreshSS337011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Roger MarisOF160266991.9680.00
Mickey MantleOF150351660.9830.00
Yogi BerraOF87161722.9880.00
Hector LopezOF72123730.9770.00
Bob CervOF3055210.9830.00
Jack ReedOF2714010.9330.00
Johnny BlanchardOF15240001.0000.00
Clete BoyerOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Luis ArroyoP6511921510.9441.29
Jim CoatesP43141121922.9391.98
Whitey FordP39283124555.9191.81
Bill StaffordP3619572915.9731.66
Rollie SheldonP351621130031.0002.27
Ralph TerryP311882030011.0002.39
Hal ReniffP25453510.8891.60
Bud DaleyP23129101622.9291.81
Tex ClevengerP213156011.0003.17
Bob TurleyP157248001.0001.50
Art DitmarP1254412001.0002.66
Danny McDevittP81312001.0002.08
Al DowningP5902001.0002.00
Ryne DurenP450000.0000.00
Johnny JamesP110000.0000.00
Duke MaasP100000.0000.00


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