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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
7090.43838.0
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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001000121700511.177.266.187453.010.135.2121.42--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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1
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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 McDevittP281100000001100000.000.500.000500.0001.000.0001.00--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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3
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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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0000018300001.111.385.111496.000.389.1330.37--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
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
47Luis Arroyo1552.19650005429119833429549874031.116.280.383.716.581.78-.848
23Ralph Terry1633.163127922018816274661942860011.097.760.912.014.122.05-1.362
22Bill Stafford1492.6836258362195168655813591011051.167.750.602.724.661.71-1.360
45Rollie Sheldon1153.593521625016214970651755846021.258.230.943.044.641.53-1.307
18Hal Reniff202.602500016245311413131214001.386.200.206.204.200.68-1.364
24Danny McDevitt127.62820021131811112881112.0012.461.385.545.541.00-1.600
29Duke Maas0018,000,000.0010000002220000002,000,001.0018,000,000.000.009.000.00--200,00.000
53Johnny James000.0010000011000020001.009.000.000.0018.00----
16Whitey Ford2543.2139391130028324210810123922098011.187.700.732.936.652.27-.944
26Ryne Duren015.4040002052332470001.203.603.607.2012.601.75.000
24Al Downing018.005100309788012121112.117.000.0012.0012.001.00-.583
28Art Ditmar234.67128101054593328914241001.359.831.502.334.001.71--
28Bud Daley893.952317700012912763571751831141.378.791.183.535.751.63-1.100
39Jim Coates1153.4543114115514112860541553802071.288.170.963.385.111.51-1.189
26Tex Clevenger114.78210009031352017321142001.759.840.845.913.940.67--
19Bob Turley355.7515121010727447461151482041.749.251.376.386.000.94-1.068


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