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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
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
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
47Luis ArroyoP342527
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2
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000000400300.280.280.360640.080.080.333----928
8Yogi BerraOF3639562107
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11
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022
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6120352824057.271.326.466792.195.289.2430.8018.0184435
38Johnny BlanchardC282433874
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10
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1
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21
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5410272849016.305.373.613986.309.424.2721.0411.6149271
6,34Clete Boyer3B2450461113
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5
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11
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55136383241813.224.306.347653.123.244.2441.3245.8175576
17Bob CervOF351181732
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5
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1
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6
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2010121710006.271.338.483821.212.322.2741.4219.757130
26Tex ClevengerP28411
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1
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001000100000.250.250.500750.250.250.333----24
39Jim CoatesP283511
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00000012110800.029.056.02985.000.029.07121.00--144
28Bud DaleyP284536
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1
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002001100200.133.152.156308.022.044.1361.00--748
20Joe DeMaestriSS324116
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00020001300001.146.146.146292.000.000.214----641
28Art DitmarP321901
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0000000500000.053.053.053106.000.000.071----119
24Al DowningP201000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
16Whitey FordP32961117
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1
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001000121700511.177.266.188454.010.135.2131.42--18114
12Billy Gardner3B33991121
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5
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01
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20061830104.212.257.293550.081.141.2503.0099.029106
25Jesse Gonder251224
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003003101001.333.467.417884.083.333.3640.33--515
34Bob Hale1B271322
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001
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1000000001.154.154.385539.231.231.083--13.0513
32Elston HowardC3244664155
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17
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5
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21
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7703286536145.348.383.549932.202.258.3682.3221.2245479
6Deron Johnson3B221912
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0002002500012.105.182.105287.000.105.1332.50--222
10Tony KubekSS2461784170
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38
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6
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8
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46132760111037.276.304.395699.120.160.2932.2277.1244657
11Hector LopezOF312432754
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7
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2
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3
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2210243811238.222.289.305594.082.185.2491.5881.074272
7Mickey MantleOF29514132163
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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
9Roger MarisOF26590132159
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16
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4
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61
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142009467700716.269.366.620986.351.510.2090.719.7366691
24Danny McDevittP281100000001100000.000.500.000500.0001.000-1.00--02
15Jack ReedOF281342
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0001001100000.154.214.154368.000.077.1671.00--214
18Hal ReniffP225000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
1Bobby Richardson2B2566280173
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5
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499730232110215.261.293.316609.054.103.2660.77220.7209704
45Rollie SheldonP245617
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00040022400200.125.155.125280.000.036.21912.00--760
14Bill Skowron1B3056176150
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23
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4
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28
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890035108890321.267.309.472781.205.267.2853.0920.0265599
22Bill StaffordP2167512
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030041100300.179.225.239464.060.119.2142.75--1674
23Ralph TerryP2566315
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0050011600511.227.235.258493.030.045.29416.00--1773
17Lee Thomas25201
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0000000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----12
29Earl Torgeson1B371832
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0000018300001.111.385.111496.000.389.1330.38--226
15Tom TreshSS23812
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0000000100001.250.250.250500.000.000.286----28
19Bob TurleyP302112
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00030001100311.095.091.095186.000.000.182----225
Batting Totals19485559827146119440240782281854378535455745120.263.326.442768.179.278.2671.4523.224556204
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
47Luis Arroyo341552.19650005429119833429549874031.116.280.383.716.581.78
23Ralph Terry251633.163127922018816274661942860011.097.760.912.014.122.05
22Bill Stafford211492.6836258362195168655813591011051.167.750.602.724.661.71
45Rollie Sheldon241153.593521625016214970651755846021.258.230.943.044.641.53
18Hal Reniff22202.602500016245311413131214001.386.200.206.204.200.68
24Danny McDevitt28127.62820021131811112881112.0012.461.385.545.541.00
29Duke Maas3200-1000000222000000------
53Johnny James27000.0010000011000020001.009.000.000.0018.00--
16Whitey Ford322543.2139391130028324210810123922098011.187.700.732.936.652.27
26Ryne Duren32015.4040002052332470001.203.603.607.2012.601.75
24Al Downing20018.005100309788012121112.117.000.0012.0012.001.00
28Art Ditmar32234.67128101054593328914241001.359.831.502.334.001.71
28Bud Daley28893.952317700012912763571751831141.378.791.183.535.751.63
39Jim Coates281153.4543114115514112860541553802071.288.170.963.385.111.51
26Tex Clevenger28114.78210009031352017321142001.759.840.845.913.940.67
19Bob Turley30355.7515121010727447461151482041.749.251.386.386.000.94
Pitching 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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