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1981 New York Yankees Statistics

American League (AL)
Team Record: 59-48
Finished 4th in the AL's East Division
Attendance: 1,614,482, Avg. 32,290
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium II
Won League Championship Series
American League East Division Series - Defeated Milwaukee Brewers 3-2
American League Championship Series - Defeated Oakland Athletics 3-0
World Series - Lost to Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2
Manager: Gene Michael (48-34)
Manager: Bob Lemon (11-14)
Location: New York, New York
1981 New York Yankees Roster
1981 New York Yankees Results

The New York Yankees of the American League ended the 1981 season with a record of 59 wins and 48 losses, finishing fourth in the AL's East Division.

The Yankees topped the league with just 343 runs allowed. New York scored 421 runs. Reggie Jackson and Graig Nettles led the squad with 15 home runs apiece. Dave Winfield drove in 68 runs. Jerry Mumphrey paced batters with significant playing time by hitting .307. Ron Guidry paced the squad with 11 wins, while Dave Righetti recorded a 2.05 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Gene Michael and Bob Lemon coached the team. The 1981 New York Yankees won the League Championship Series.

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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
Ron Guidry115.6882.7623211000127.0100413912260104106497
Tommy John98.5292.6320200700140.313550411039250326580
Dave Righetti84.6672.0515150200105.3752524138089011422
Rudy May611.3534.1427221401147.713771681041079206610
Doug Bird51.8332.70174300053.3581916516328000229
Dave LaRoche41.8002.492611400047.0381613316124101192
Rick Reuschel44.5002.671211130070.7752421410022100282
Ron Davis45.4442.714302200673.0472222625383011285
Gene Nelson31.7504.8187000039.3402421523116102179
Rich Gossage32.6000.7732030002046.72264214148101173
Bill Castro11.5003.79110600019.026138251400086
Tom Underwood14.2004.4196100032.7321716213129000138
Mike Griffin002.082010004.3511000400018
Andy McGaffigan002.572000007.0532130201031
Dave Wehrmeister005.145020007.0644072700033
George Frazier01.0001.63160900327.72675111217001117
Totals5948.5512.902681079116030948.08273433056428717606105253872

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
Dave Winfield1054403885211425113681114341.294.360.464.824180131173
Jerry Mumphrey8035031944981156321492427.307.354.429.78313770521
Graig Nettles1034023494685711546024749.244.333.398.73113951234
Willie Randolph9342235759831432241455724.232.336.305.641109100530
Reggie Jackson9438233433791711554034682.237.330.428.75814381012
Rick Cerone712542342357132221021224.244.276.342.61880100440
Bucky Dent732582272054110727011917.238.300.379.6798612820
Larry Milbourne6117716324517211220914.313.351.399.7496531312
Oscar Gamble802271892445801027023523.238.357.439.7968341022
Lou Piniella6017415916449051801139.277.331.428.7596870204
Bob Watson59180156153333612002417.212.317.385.70160100002
Bobby Murcer50130117143160624001215.265.331.470.8015530011
Dave Revering451301198284127011120.235.300.336.6364020005
Barry Foote4013712512264061000821.208.256.384.6404870400
Aurelio Rodriguez275552418202800210.346.370.500.8702610100
Bobby Brown316962514100642515.226.279.242.5211510110
Jim Spencer2572636920240097.143.250.270.5201730002
Dennis Werth347155761001101212.109.269.127.396740402
Andre Robertson1019191510001103.263.263.316.579600000
Johnny Oates1028264510000020.192.250.231.481600000
Steve Balboni4872211020014.286.375.7141.089500000
Mike Patterson4992202000000.222.222.667.889600000
Rick Reuschel12000000000000000000
Tom Underwood9000000000000000000
Dave Wehrmeister5000000000000000000
Dave Righetti15000000000000000000
Doug Bird17000000000000000000
George Frazier16000000000000000000
Rich Gossage32000000000000000000
Mike Griffin2000000000000000000
Ron Guidry23000000000000000000
Ron Davis43000000000000000000
Tommy John20000000000000000000
Dave LaRoche26000000000000000000
Rudy May27000000000000000000
Andy McGaffigan2000000000000000000
Bill Castro11000000000000000000
Gene Nelson8000000000000000000
Tucker Ashford3000000000000000000
Totals143039943529421889148221004034730391434.252.325.391.7171381997402730


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Bob Watson1B5043362.036725142.9979.7467.8400000
Dave Revering1B4431286.327630224.9949.6186.9550000
Jim Spencer1B2520178.0172170171.0009.5567.5600000
Dennis Werth1B19991.0829071.0009.0004.7890000
Steve Balboni1B3217.0141021.0007.9415.0000000
Aurelio Rodriguez1B118.781021.0009.3469.0000000
Barry Foote1B115.040011.0007.2004.0000000
Willie Randolph2B9393816.72052681174.9775.2135.0860000
Larry Milbourne2B141298.33529210.9705.8584.5710000
Andre Robertson2B3218.027011.0004.5003.0000000
Aurelio Rodriguez2B3012.015011.0004.5002.0000000
Tucker Ashford2B203.00000.000.0000000
Graig Nettles3B9796839.763214814.9722.9692.8560000
Aurelio Rodriguez3B2011103.3112821.9513.3971.9500000
Larry Milbourne3B305.021011.0005.4001.0000000
Rick CeroneC6964568.03532631.9926.0055.49330341935.8
Barry FooteC3432284.02271413.9967.6377.08810241436.8
Johnny OatesC10976.049320.9636.1585.2000010216.7
Dennis WerthC3220.0151001.0007.2005.33310200.0
Dave WinfieldOF102101886.0196130.9852.0011.9310000
Jerry MumphreyOF7979677.3219580.9662.9762.8350000
Reggie JacksonOF6160516.7111330.9741.9861.8690000
Oscar GambleOF4331278.0770001.0002.4931.7910000
Lou PiniellaOF3630254.769211.9862.5091.9720000
Bobby BrownOF2915166.354230.9493.0301.9310000
Dennis WerthOF8443.071001.0001.6741.0000000
Mike PattersonOF4122.060001.0002.4551.5000000
Rudy MayP2722147.7112810.9752.3771.4440000
Tommy JohnP2020140.31127021.0002.4371.9000000
Ron GuidryP2321127.01317011.0002.1261.3040000
Dave RighettiP1515105.36910.9381.2821.0000000
Ron DavisP43073.045001.0001.110.2090000
Rick ReuschelP121170.7614001.0002.5471.6670000
Doug BirdP17453.367011.0002.194.7650000
Dave LaRocheP26147.054001.0001.723.3460000
Rich GossageP32046.72711.9001.736.2810000
Gene NelsonP8739.33610.9002.0591.1250000
Tom UnderwoodP9632.72410.8571.653.6670000
George FrazierP16027.71410.8331.627.3130000
Bill CastroP11019.003001.0001.421.2730000
Dave WehrmeisterP507.012001.0003.857.6000000
Andy McGaffiganP207.00000.000.0000000
Mike GriffinP204.302001.0004.1541.0000000
Bucky DentSS7373632.01042171049.9704.5714.3970000
Larry MilbourneSS3929270.03791615.9554.2673.2820000
Andre RobertsonSS8546.0717021.0004.6963.0000000
Totals12449638532.02844115772273.9824.2203.21650703533.3

Postseason - Pitching:

Player Rnd W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Dave RighettiAEDIV201.0001.002100009.08110301300038
Ron DavisAEDIV101.0000.003010006.0100020600121
Rich GossageAEDIV000.003030036.7300020800025
Rudy MayAEDIV000.001010002.010000010006
Ron GuidryAEDIV005.402200008.31155130800039
Rick ReuschelAEDIV01.0003.001100006.0422010300022
Tommy JohnAEDIV01.0006.431100007.0855220000029
Dave RighettiALCS101.0000.001100006.0400020400022
George FrazierALCS101.0000.001010005.7500011500122
Tommy JohnALCS101.0001.501100006.0611010300024
Ron DavisALCS000.002000003.3000020400012
Rich GossageALCS000.002020012.710000020009
Rudy MayALCS008.101100003.3633000500016
Tommy JohnWS101.0000.6932100013.01111000800051
Ron GuidryWS11.5001.9322000014.08333401500053
Rich GossageWS000.003030025.0200020510020
Dave LaRocheWS000.001010001.000000020003
Rudy MayWS002.843000006.3522110500023
Rick ReuschelWS004.912100003.7732032200022
Dave RighettiWS0013.501100002.0533120110014
Ron DavisWS0023.144010002.3486150400017
George FrazierWS03.00017.183000003.7977032200023
Totals86.5713.00431414006123.010944419395106202511

Postseason - Batting:

Player Rnd GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Bob WatsonAEDIV517162700010011.438.471.438.908700000
Dave WinfieldAEDIV521202721000015.350.381.550.9311100000
Rick CeroneAEDIV518181620150002.333.333.611.9441100000
Larry MilbourneAEDIV519194610000001.316.316.368.684700000
Reggie JacksonAEDIV521204600240015.300.333.600.9331210000
Oscar GambleAEDIV41092510230012.556.6001.3331.9331200000
Willie RandolphAEDIV521200400010014.200.238.200.438400000
Lou PiniellaAEDIV410101210130000.200.200.600.800610000
Jerry MumphreyAEDIV521212200001101.095.095.095.190200000
Graig NettlesAEDIV521171100010131.059.190.059.249110010
Bobby MurcerAEDIV2210000000010.000.500.000.500000000
Dave RighettiAEDIV2000000000000000000
Dave ReveringAEDIV2000000000000000000
Rick ReuschelAEDIV1000000000000000000
Rudy MayAEDIV1000000000000000000
Tommy JohnAEDIV1000000000000000000
Ron GuidryAEDIV2000000000000000000
Rich GossageAEDIV3000000000000000000
Barry FooteAEDIV1000000000000000000
Ron DavisAEDIV3000000000000000000
Bobby BrownAEDIV1000000000000000000
Graig NettlesALCS314122620190010.500.571.9171.4881101000
Jerry MumphreyALCS315122610000132.500.600.5831.183700000
Larry MilbourneALCS314134600010000.462.462.462.923600100
Willie RandolphALCS312122400120001.333.333.583.917710000
Lou PiniellaALCS3552300130000.600.6001.2001.800600000
Bob WatsonALCS312120300010001.250.250.250.500300000
Dave WinfieldALCS315132210021022.154.267.231.497300000
Barry FooteALCS21101000000001.0001.0001.0002.000100000
Bobby BrownALCS31121000000001.0001.0001.0002.000100000
Dave ReveringALCS2220100000000.500.500.5001.000100000
Bobby MurcerALCS1430100000011.333.500.333.833100000
Oscar GambleALCS31262100010053.167.500.167.667100010
Rick CeroneALCS312101100000000.100.182.100.282101100
Reggie JacksonALCS2541000011010.000.200.000.200000000
Andre RobertsonALCS1110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Rudy MayALCS1000000000000000000
Tommy JohnALCS1000000000000000000
Rich GossageALCS2000000000000000000
George FrazierALCS1000000000000000000
Ron DavisALCS2000000000000000000
Aurelio RodriguezALCS1000000000000000000
Dave RighettiALCS1000000000000000000
Lou PiniellaWS616162710031001.438.438.500.938810000
Bob WatsonWS626222710270030.318.385.6361.0211400010
Aurelio RodriguezWS413121500000012.417.462.417.878500001
Larry MilbourneWS625202520030040.250.375.350.725720103
Graig NettlesWS311101410000011.400.455.500.955500000
Reggie JacksonWS314123410110023.333.429.6671.095810001
Willie RandolphWS628185411231190.222.464.7221.1871300010
Rick CeroneWS625212410130042.190.320.381.701810001
Jerry MumphreyWS518152300001032.200.333.200.533300001
Oscar GambleWS3761200010010.333.429.333.762200000
Dave WinfieldWS627220100011054.045.222.045.268100000
George FrazierWS3220000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Barry FooteWS1110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Bobby BrownWS4111000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Dave RighettiWS1210000000001.000.000.000.000000100
Rick ReuschelWS2220000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Bobby MurcerWS4430000000000.000.000.000.000000100
Rudy MayWS3110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Tommy JohnWS3320000000000.000.000.000.000000100
Ron GuidryWS2650000000003.000.000.000.000000100
Rich GossageWS3110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Ron DavisWS4000000000000000000
Andre RobertsonWS1000000000000000000
Dave LaRocheWS1000000000000000000
Totals200539471611281921560745556.272.348.416.76419692747

Postseason - Fielding:

Player Rnd Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Bob WatsonAEDIV1B5542.037311.9768.5718.000000
Dave ReveringAEDIV1B203.030001.0009.0001.500000
Willie RandolphAEDIV2B5545.0810011.0003.6003.600000
Graig NettlesAEDIV3B5545.076001.0002.6002.600000
Rick CeroneAEDIVC5545.042110.9778.6008.600000
Jerry MumphreyAEDIVCF5545.0151001.0003.2003.200000
Dave WinfieldAEDIVLF5545.0101001.0002.2002.200000
Dave RighettiAEDIVP219.001001.0001.000.500000
Ron GuidryAEDIVP228.30000.000.000000
Tommy JohnAEDIVP117.003001.0003.8573.000000
Rich GossageAEDIVP306.70000.000.000000
Rick ReuschelAEDIVP116.011001.0003.0002.000000
Ron DavisAEDIVP306.010001.0001.500.333000
Rudy MayAEDIVP102.00010.000.000.000000
Reggie JacksonAEDIVRF5545.070001.0001.4001.400000
Larry MilbourneAEDIVSS5545.0415011.0003.8003.800000
Bob WatsonALCS1B3322.0170051.0006.9555.667000
Dave ReveringALCS1B205.061011.00012.6003.500000
Willie RandolphALCS2B3327.01212041.0008.0008.000000
Graig NettlesALCS3B3325.04412.8892.8802.667000
Aurelio RodriguezALCS3B102.00000.000.000000
Rick CeroneALCSC3326.0232011.0008.6548.333100
Barry FooteALCSC101.00000.000.000000
Jerry MumphreyALCSCF3327.040001.0001.3331.333000
Dave WinfieldALCSLF3327.060001.0002.0002.000000
Dave RighettiALCSP116.001001.0001.5001.000000
Tommy JohnALCSP116.00000.000.000000
George FrazierALCSP105.701011.0001.5881.000000
Rudy MayALCSP113.30000.000.000000
Ron DavisALCSP203.30000.000.000000
Rich GossageALCSP202.70000.000.000000
Reggie JacksonALCSRF2211.010001.000.818.500000
Oscar GambleALCSRF118.040001.0004.5004.000000
Lou PiniellaALCSRF104.00000.000.000000
Bobby BrownALCSRF204.00000.000.000000
Larry MilbourneALCSSS3326.027021.0003.1153.000000
Andre RobertsonALCSSS101.021011.00027.0003.000000
Bob WatsonWS1B6651.0510021.0009.0008.500000
Willie RandolphWS2B6651.01311021.0004.2354.000000
Aurelio RodriguezWS3B4327.039001.0004.0003.000000
Graig NettlesWS3B3324.031010.9294.8754.333000
Rick CeroneWSC6651.0424001.0008.1187.667100
Jerry MumphreyWSCF5436.060001.0001.5001.200000
Dave WinfieldWSCF2213.060001.0004.1543.000000
Bobby BrownWSCF102.010001.0004.5001.000000
Dave WinfieldWSLF6438.071001.0001.8951.333000
Lou PiniellaWSLF218.020001.0002.2501.000000
Oscar GambleWSLF115.020001.0003.6002.000000
Ron GuidryWSP2214.00000.000.000000
Tommy JohnWSP3213.003001.0002.0771.000000
Rudy MayWSP306.301001.0001.421.333000
Rich GossageWSP305.00000.000.000000
Rick ReuschelWSP213.70000.000.000000
George FrazierWSP303.70000.000.000000
Ron DavisWSP402.30000.000.000000
Dave RighettiWSP112.00000.000.000000
Dave LaRocheWSP101.00000.000.000000
Reggie JacksonWSRF3324.05010.8331.8751.667000
Lou PiniellaWSRF3218.050001.0002.5001.667000
Oscar GambleWSRF118.020001.0002.2502.000000
Bobby BrownWSRF101.00000.000.000000
Larry MilbourneWSSS6651.051621.9133.7063.500000
Totals1731261107.0369126825.9844.0242.861200




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