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1961 NEW YORK YANKEES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Bronx,NY
Team Record:  109-53   .673
Result:   1st in American League
Manager(s):  Ralph Houk
General Manager:   Roy Hamey
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium
Attendance:  1,747,725
Playoffs: Season in progress

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Earl Torgeson (37)
Youngest Player:  Al Downing (20)
Longest Tenure:  Yogi Berra (16)
Top Hitter:  Mickey Mantle (2)
Top Pitcher:  Whitey Ford (1)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  81.94%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees10953.673--
Detroit10161.6238.0
Baltimore9567.58614.0
Chi White Sox8676.53123.0
Cleveland7883.48430.5
Boston7686.46933.0
Minnesota7090.43838.0
LA Angels7091.43538.5
KC Athletics61100.37947.5
Washington61100.37947.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
1Bobby Richardson2b2325-MLB162662801731753499730232110215.261.295.3160209706523673.5.266
10Tony Kubekss2124-MLB15361784170386846132760111037.276.306.3950244658470854.9.293
9Roger Marisof526-MLB16159013215916461142009467700716.269.372.62010003666984541498.9.209
14Bill Skowron1b1930-MLB1505617615023428890035108890321.267.318.4720265607435845.2.285
7Mickey Mantleof229-MLB1535141321631665412812112611209152.317.448.687100035364636016612.4.309
6,34Clete Boyer3b5124-MLB148504611131951155136383241813.224.308.3470175578416573.7.244
32Elston Howardc-of5632-MLB12944664155175217703286536145.348.387.5491000245482304978.6.368
8Yogi Berrac7136-MLB11939562107110226120352824057.271.330.4660184437300696.2.243
11Hector Lopezof-3b-31-MLB9324327547232210243811238.222.292.305074273202212.9.249
38Johnny Blanchardof-c5228-MLB932433874101215410272849016.305.382.6131000149275176609.2.272
17Bob Cervof-35-MLB5711817325162010121710006.271.344.48305713192205.9.274
12Billy Gardner2b-33-MLB4199112150120061830104.212.278.2930291098372.3.250
16Whitey Fordp-32-MLB399611171001000121700511.177.266.1870181148641.2.212
22Bill Staffordp-21-MLB366751221030041100300.179.225.239016745831.5.214
23Ralph Terryp-25-MLB316631520050011600511.227.235.258017735831.2.294
45Rollie Sheldonp-24-MLB36561700040022400200.125.155.125076051-3-1.6.219
28Bud Daleyp-28-MLB2345361002001100200.133.152.15607484100.1.136
20Joe DeMaestriss-32-MLB30411600020001300001.146.146.146064136-2-1.5.214
39Jim Coatesp-28-MLB43351100000012110800.029.081.029014542-4-2.7.071
47Luis Arroyop-34-MLB6525272000000400300.280.280.36009282133.6.333
19Bob Turleyp-30-MLB15211200030001100311.095.091.095022524-2-2.5.182
28Art Ditmarp-32-MLB1219010000000500000.053.053.053011918-2-2.7.071
6Deron Johnson1b-3b-22UDFA: 1956MLB1319120002002500012.105.182.105022220-1-1.6.133
29Earl Torgeson1b-37-MLB2218320000018300001.111.385.11102261811.6.133
34Bob Hale1b-27-MLB1113220011000000001.154.154.38505131211.5.083
15Jack Reedof-28-MLB2813420001001100000.154.214.15402141100.5.167
25Jesse Gonderc-25-MLB1512241003003101001.333.467.4170515927.4.364
15Tom Treshof-ss-23-MLB98120000000100001.250.250.250028700.2.286
18Hal Reniffp-22-MLB255000000000200000.000.000.0000055--.000
26Tex Clevengerp-28-MLB214111001000100000.250.250.500024315.8.333
17Lee Thomasof-1b4225-MLB22010000000000000.500.500.5000121013.4.500
24Danny McDevittp-28-MLB81100000001100000.000.500.000002102.6.000
24Al Downingp-20UDFA: 1961MLB51000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (33 players)1625559827146119440240782281854378535455745120.263.330.4427722455623943388795.5.267

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
16Whitey Ford132-MLB2543.21393911300283.02421081012392209801.187.700.732.936.650.44.2661.27
22Bill Stafford1421-MLB1492.6836258362195.016865581359101101.167.750.602.724.660.58.2541.11
23Ralph Terry1025-MLB1633.1531279220188.11627466194286001.087.740.912.014.110.49.2420.82
45Rollie Sheldon3924-MLB1153.6035216250162.21497065175584601.258.240.943.044.650.65.2610.87
39Jim Coates6528-MLB1153.44431141155141.11286054155380201.288.150.963.385.090.66.2620.78
28Bud Daley3428-MLB893.9623177000129.21276357175183111.378.811.183.545.760.61.2780.85
47Luis Arroyo2234-MLB1552.19650005429119.083342954987401.116.280.383.716.580.56.2401.10
19Bob Turley-30-MLB355.751512101072.0744746115148201.749.251.386.386.001.06.2920.65
28Art Ditmar-32-MLB234.64128101054.159332891424101.349.771.492.323.980.58--1.28
18Hal Reniff-22-MLB202.582500016245.131141313121401.376.150.206.154.171.48.2221.45
26Tex Clevenger-28-MLB114.83210009031.235201732114201.779.950.855.973.981.50--1.66
24Danny McDevitt-28-MLB127.6282002113.0181111288112.0012.461.385.545.541.00.3901.70
24Al Downing-20UDFA: 1961MLB018.005100309.078801212112.117.000.0012.0012.001.00.3330.60
26Ryne Duren5932-MLB015.404000205.0233247001.203.603.607.2012.600.57.0001.00
53Johnny James-27-MLB000.001000001.1100002000.756.750.000.0013.500.00--0.00
29Duke Maas-32-MLB0054.001000000.1222000006.0054.000.000.000.00--1.000--
Totals: (33 players)109533.461621624711115391,45112886125582405428663331.387.990.853.365.370.63.265 

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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