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1970 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 93-69 .574
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 680-612 + 68
Roster Continuity 70.54% 16/24
Manager(s): Ralph Houk
General Manager: Lee MacPhail
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 1,136,879 12/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Dave Cheadle (#12) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Jim Hegan
First Base Coach: Elston Howard
Hitting Coach: Mickey Mantle
Pitching Coach: Jim Turner
Third Base Coach: Dick Howser

#1 Draft Picks

Thurman Munson (#4), Jim Lyttle (#10), Bill Burbach (#19)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10854.667--
9369.57415.0
8775.53721.0
7983.48829.0
7686.46932.0
7092.43238.0
  • The organization roster is a complete listing of all players, for a given season, who appeared in at least 1 game with either the Major League parent team or any of the affiliated teams at the various classifications (AAA,AA,A+,A,A-,Rookie)
  • A player may appear on multiple organizational rosters for a season since he have switched organizations during the season.
  • Organizational Roster for 1970 New York Yankees season
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Jack AkerNY YankeesALMLBP6-2190R-R29Not draftedMLB
    Stan BahnsenNY YankeesALMLBP6-2203R-R25NYA: 1965-4-68MLB
    Frank BakerSyracuseILAAASS6-2178L-R23NYA: 1967-2-29MLB
      NY YankeesALMLBSS                
    Curt BlefaryNY YankeesALMLBOF-1B6-2195L-R26Not draftedMLB
    Bill BurbachNY YankeesALMLBP6-4215R-R22NYA: 1965-1-19MLB
    Tom BuskeyKinstonCaroA+P6-3220R-R23Not draftedMLB
      Fort LauderdaleFSLA+P                
    Danny CaterNY YankeesALMLB1B-OF6-0180R-R30Not draftedMLB
    Horace ClarkeNY YankeesALMLB2B5-9178B-R30Not draftedMLB
    Al ClosterSyracuseILAAAP6-2190L-L27Not draftedMLB
    Loyd ColsonNY YankeesALMLBP6-1190R-R22NYA: 1967-28-530MLB
    John CumberlandNY YankeesALMLBP6-0190R-L23Not draftedMLB
    John EllisNY YankeesALMLB1B-C6-2225R-R21Not draftedMLB
    Rob GardnerSyracuseILAAAP6-1176R-L25Not draftedMLB
      NY YankeesALMLBP                
    Jake GibbsNY YankeesALMLBC6-0185L-R31Not draftedMLB
    Larry GowellManchesterEastAAP6-2182R-R22NYA: 1967-4-61MLB
    Mario GuerreroManchesterEastAASS5-10155R-R20Not draftedMLB
    Steve HamiltonNY YankeesALMLBP6-7195L-L34Not draftedMLB
    Ron HansenNY YankeesALMLBSS6-3200R-R32Not draftedMLB
    Gary JonesNY YankeesALMLBP6-0191L-L25Not draftedMLB
    Mike KekichNY YankeesALMLBP6-1200R-L25Not draftedMLB
    Jerry KenneyNY YankeesALMLB3B-SS6-1170L-R25Not draftedMLB
    Ron KlimkowskiNY YankeesALMLBP6-2190R-R26Not draftedMLB
    Steve KlineSyracuseILAAAP6-3205R-R22NYA: 1966-7-130MLB
      NY YankeesALMLBP                
    Jim LyttleNY YankeesALMLBOF6-0186L-R24NYA: 1966-1-10MLB
    Mike McCormickNY YankeesALMLBP6-2195L-L31Not draftedMLB
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Lindy McDanielNY YankeesALMLBP6-3195R-R34Not draftedMLB
    Doc MedichOneontaNYPLA-P6-5227R-R21NYA: 1970-30-700MLB
      ManchesterEastAAP                
    Gene MichaelNY YankeesALMLBSS6-2183B-R32Not draftedMLB
    Bobby MitchellNY YankeesALMLBOF6-4190R-R26CHA: 1966-18-358MLB
    Thurman MunsonNY YankeesALMLBC5-11191R-R23NYA: 1968-1-4MLB
    Bobby MurcerNY YankeesALMLBOF5-11180L-R24Not draftedMLB
    Wayne NordhagenKinstonCaroA+OF6-2205R-R21NYA: 1968-7-136MLB
    Fritz PetersonNY YankeesALMLBP6-0200B-L28Not draftedMLB
    Bill RobinsonSyracuseILAAAOF6-3205R-R27Not draftedMLB
    Charlie SandsManchesterEastAAC6-2215L-R22BAL: 1965-21-417MLB
      SyracuseILAAAC                
    Charlie SpikesFort LauderdaleFSLA+OF6-3220R-R19NYA: 1969-1-11MLB
    Mel StottlemyreNY YankeesALMLBP6-2190R-R28Not draftedMLB
    Frank TepedinoSyracuseILAAA1B5-11192L-L22BAL: 1965-3-55MLB
      NY YankeesALMLB1B                
    Rusty TorresManchesterEastAAOF5-10180B-R21NYA: 1966-54-811MLB
    Otto VelezJohnson CityAppRkOF6-0195R-R19Not draftedMLB
      Fort LauderdaleFSLA+OF                
    Joe VerbanicNY YankeesALMLBP6-0155R-R27Not draftedMLB
    Pete WardNY YankeesALMLB3B-OF6-1200L-R30Not draftedMLB
    Gary WaslewskiNY YankeesALMLBP6-4195R-R28Not draftedMLB
    Roy WhiteNY YankeesALMLBOF5-10172B-R26Not draftedMLB
    Ron WoodsNY YankeesALMLBOF5-10173R-R27Not draftedMLB


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