1972 New York Yankees Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 79-76
Finished 4th in the AL's East Division
Attendance: 967,715, Avg. 15,608
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Manager: Ralph Houk (79-76)
Location: New York, New York
1972 New York Yankees Statistics
1972 New York Yankees Results

The New York Yankees of the American League ended the 1972 season with a record of 79 wins and 76 losses, finishing fourth in the AL's East Division.

The Yankees plated 557 runs and conceded 527 runs. Bobby Murcer walloped 33 home runs for New York and drove in 96 runs, while leading all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .292. Fritz Peterson topped the team with 17 wins, plus Steve Kline added 15 or more wins, too Steve Kline recorded a 2.40 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Ralph Houk coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jack AkerPRRJuly 13, 19406'2"190Tulare, CA USA
Bernie Allen3BLRApril 16, 19396'0"175East Liverpool, OH USA
Felipe Alou1BRRMay 12, 19356'0"195Bajos de Haina, Sa D.R.
Fred BeenePBRNovember 24, 19425'9"155Angleton, TX USA
Wade BlasingamePLLNovember 22, 19436'1"185Deming, NM USA
Steve BlatericPRRMarch 20, 19446'3"200Denver, CO USA
Ron Blomberg1BLRAugust 23, 19486'1"195Atlanta, GA USA
Johnny CallisonRFLRMarch 12, 19395'10"175Qualls, OK USA
Horace Clarke2BBRJune 2, 19395'9"175Frederiksted, St V.I.
Al ClosterPLLJune 15, 19436'2"190Creighton, NE USA
Casey CoxPRRJuly 3, 19416'5"200Long Beach, CA USA
John EllisCRRAugust 21, 19486'2"225New London, CT USA
Rob GardnerPRLDecember 19, 19446'1"176Binghamton, NY USA
Larry GowellPRRMay 2, 19486'2"182Lewiston, ME USA
Rich HintonPLLMay 22, 19476'2"185Tucson, AZ USA
Mike KekichPRLApril 2, 19456'1"196San Diego, CA USA
Jerry KenneySSLRJune 30, 19456'1"170St. Louis, MO USA
Ron KlimkowskiPRRMarch 1, 19446'2"190Jersey City, NJ USA
Steve KlinePRROctober 6, 19476'3"200Wenatchee, WA USA
Hal Lanier3BRRJuly 4, 19426'2"180Denton, NC USA
Sparky LylePLLJuly 22, 19446'1"182Du Bois, PA USA
Lindy McDanielPRRDecember 13, 19356'3"195Hollis, OK USA
Rich McKinney3BRRNovember 22, 19465'11"185Piqua, OH USA
Doc MedichPRRDecember 9, 19486'5"225Aliquippa, PA USA
Gene MichaelSSBRJune 2, 19386'2"183Kent, OH USA
Thurman MunsonCRRJune 7, 19475'11"190Akron, OH USA
Bobby MurcerCFLRMay 20, 19465'11"160Oklahoma City, OK USA
Fritz PetersonPBLFebruary 8, 19426'0"185Chicago, IL USA
Jim RolandPRLDecember 14, 19426'3"175Franklin, NC USA
Celerino Sanchez3BRRFebruary 3, 19445'11"160El Guayabal, Ve Mexico
Charlie SpikesRFRRJanuary 23, 19516'3"215Bogalusa, LA USA
Mel StottlemyrePRRNovember 13, 19416'1"178Hazleton, MO USA
Ron SwobodaRFRRJune 30, 19446'2"195Baltimore, MD USA
Frank TepedinoPLLNovember 23, 19475'11"185Brooklyn, NY USA
Rusty TorresRFBRSeptember 30, 19485'10"175Aguadilla, P.R.
Roy WhiteLFBRDecember 27, 19435'10"160Los Angeles, CA USA