1972 New York Yankees Statistics

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 Roster
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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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Fritz Peterson1715.5313.24353501230250.32709890174451005171042
Steve Kline169.6402.40323201140236.3210796311446581001956
Mel Stottlemyre1418.4383.2236360970260.025099931385131104061088
Mike Kekich1013.4353.7029280200175.317277721376578409748
Sparky Lyle95.6431.92590560035107.7842523329775005427
Rob Gardner85.6153.062014310097.0914333928358005408
Lindy McDaniel31.7502.253702500068.0542317425547003279
Rich Hinton101.0004.8673200016.7201192821300479
Fred Beene13.2502.342911100357.7552115324537103242
Doc Medich001100000.022202000004
Steve Blateric000.001010004.0200000400014
Jack Aker003.004040006.0522030110126
Al Closter0011.572000002.3233140200012
Larry Gowell01.0001.292100007.0311020700024
Wade Blasingame01.0004.24121400017.014885111710272
Casey Cox01.0004.6351100011.71366031420052
Jim Roland01.0005.041601000025.0271414316113100116
Ron Klimkowski03.0004.02162300131.3321514315711101137
Totals7976.5103.053431551203514391373.313065274658741961625301475726

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Bobby Murcer15365458510217130733961196367.292.361.537.89831462047
Roy White1556665567615029010542379959.270.384.376.7602091154210
Thurman Munson14056751154143163746674758.280.343.364.707186133425
Horace Clarke147613547651322023371865644.241.315.302.61616574334
Gene Michael126430391299174132423245.233.290.279.568109111244
Felipe Alou1203513243390181637102227.278.326.395.72112882121
Ron Blomberg10734129936802211449023826.268.355.488.84314643014
Johnny Callison923002752871100934301834.258.299.393.69110860251
Celerino Sanchez71269250186283021001230.248.292.304.5967694211
Bernie Allen84248220265090922012342.227.296.391.6868640144
Rusty Torres80219199154270313041844.211.280.291.5715821103
John Ellis5214413613405152500822.294.333.456.7896290000
Ron Swoboda6313311392880112011729.248.341.345.6863910121
Rich McKinney371281211026201710713.215.258.256.5143160000
Jerry Kenney5013611916252007301613.210.304.227.5312770102
Hal Lanier60107103522300612213.214.234.243.4762531010
Fritz Peterson3510082619100900314.232.259.244.50320101500
Mel Stottlemyre379480316210700318.200.247.250.4972022900
Mike Kekich29655938010400014.136.136.169.3051000600
Steve Kline32937657000100422.092.148.092.2407211200
Charlie Spikes14353425100301113.147.171.176.348600000
Sparky Lyle59242124100100110.190.227.238.465500200
Rob Gardner20332803000100016.107.107.107.214300500
Lindy McDaniel37871200120003.286.286.7141.000500100
Larry Gowell21101100000001.0001.0002.0003.000200000
Fred Beene30990000000004.000.000.000.000000000
Steve Blateric1110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Al Closter2110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Jim Roland16110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Frank Tepedino8880000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Ron Klimkowski16660000000003.000.000.000.000000000
Rich Hinton7330000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Wade Blasingame12420000000012.000.333.000.333000100
Casey Cox5100000000000000100
Doc Medich1000000000000000000
Jack Aker4000000000000000000
Totals1904579351685571288202241035267142491689.249.316.357.674184711229743147


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Ron Blomberg1B9590715.0813321388.9851.6368.8950000
Felipe Alou1B9558594.064854769.9901.6367.3890000
John Ellis1B8761.063114.9859.4438.0000000
Ron Swoboda1B204.050011.00011.2502.5000000
Horace Clarke2B1431341195.034739911104.9855.6185.2170000
Bernie Allen2B2018154.05047217.9805.6694.8500000
Hal Lanier2B3324.078011.0005.6255.0000000
Celerino Sanchez3B6868582.0471671413.9393.3093.1470000
Bernie Allen3B4439324.0258579.9403.0562.5000000
Rich McKinney3B3332256.0177185.9173.0942.6670000
Hal Lanier3B4716208.0155627.9733.0721.5110000
Jerry Kenney3B104.001001.0002.2501.0000000
Thurman MunsonC1321321160.0575711511.9775.0124.89490322947.5
John EllisC2523213.01271151.9655.8315.5201010533.3
Roy WhiteOF1551551370.0323821.9942.1742.1350000
Bobby MurcerOF1511501328.03821131.9922.6632.6030000
Johnny CallisonOF7469582.0127411.9922.0261.7700000
Rusty TorresOF6244436.086420.9781.8581.4520000
Ron SwobodaOF3526236.056211.9832.2121.6570000
Felipe AlouOF1512102.0210001.0001.8531.4000000
Charlie SpikesOF9965.0141011.0002.0771.6670000
Mel StottlemyreP3636260.01952071.0002.4581.9720000
Fritz PetersonP3535250.0134416.9832.0521.6290000
Steve KlineP3232236.0205073.9092.6692.1880000
Mike KekichP2928175.0426031.0001.5431.0340000
Sparky LyleP590108.0411001.0001.250.2540000
Rob GardnerP201497.0213011.0001.392.7500000
Lindy McDanielP37068.051412.9502.515.5140000
Fred BeeneP29158.08611.9332.172.4830000
Ron KlimkowskiP16231.00611.8571.742.3750000
Jim RolandP16025.013011.0001.440.2500000
Rich HintonP7317.011001.0001.059.2860000
Wade BlasingameP12117.065001.0005.824.9170000
Casey CoxP5112.010001.000.750.2000000
Larry GowellP217.001001.0001.286.5000000
Jack AkerP406.032011.0007.5001.2500000
Steve BlatericP104.001011.0002.2501.0000000
Al ClosterP202.001001.0004.500.5000000
Doc MedichP110.00000.0000000
Gene MichaelSS1211161005.02184372189.9695.8665.4130000
Jerry KenneySS4533315.057131630.9695.3714.1780000
Hal LanierSS9654.0102325.9435.5003.6670000
Totals1735139512360.041201860134486.9784.3543.447100423444.7




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