1972 Fort Lauderdale Yankees Roster

Florida State League (FSL) - Class: A
Team Record: 66-66
Finished 3rd in the FSL's East Division
Manager: Pete Ward (66-66)
Affiliation: New York Yankees
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Ballpark: Fort Lauderdale Stadium
Attendance: 59,008, Avg. 894
1972 Fort Lauderdale Yankees Statistics

The Fort Lauderdale Yankees of the Florida State League ended the 1972 season with a record of 66 wins and 66 losses, finishing third in the league's East Division.

The Yankees plated 478 runs and conceded 508 runs. Juan Bernhardt accounted for 43 RBI. Angel Muniz led all qualifying hitters on the roster with a .305 average. Jody Norris topped the team with 14 wins, while Bonifacio Aponte registered a 2.88 earned run average, leading pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Players from the 1972 Fort Lauderdale Yankees who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Larry Murray, Juan Bernhardt, Scott McGregor, Terry Whitfield and Ron Guidry.

Pete Ward served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jerry AndersonRR6'3"190
Bonifacio AponteRRJanuary 5, 19536'1"195Florida, PR
Robert ArnoldRRJune 29, 19536'3"180
Juan BernhardtRRAugust 31, 19535'11"160San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris DO
Gaylord BrowneRR6'3"170
Charles BurtonRRSeptember 15, 19476'1"180Fort Worth, TX US
Russell CauleyLL6'1"190
Steven ChilcottLRSeptember 23, 19485'11"185
Leroy GardnerLRJuly 13, 19495'11"165
Steven GreeneSR5'10"
Ron GuidryLLAugust 28, 19505'11"161Lafayette, LA US
Joel HallRR5'11"205
Julio HernandezRRJanuary 10, 19536'0"170
Floyd HullRR5'10"160
Edward JayjackRRNovember 13, 19526'1"190
Paul LancasterRR6'0"175
Stephen LindseyRRJuly 4, 19536'3"195
Frederick LuzziRR5'11"150
Scott McGregorSLJanuary 18, 19546'1"190Inglewood, CA US
Angel MunizLRJuly 2, 19505'8"160
Larry MurraySRApril 1, 19535'11"179Chicago, IL US
Jody NorrisRRJuly 4, 19525'11"184
Gary OwensLRSeptember 25, 19496'2"180
Larry RaschkeRR5'10"175
Thomas RobbinsLRMarch 28, 19495'11"170
Donald RogelstadSR6'2"190
Alfio RondonRRFebruary 6, 19515'11"160Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Frank RossiRROctober 5, 19486'2"197
Duane ShultsRR6'3"185
Frank SouchockSL6'6"190
Alan TetraultLLJune 21, 19506'0"190
Larry WalkerSR6'1"195
Edwin WatersLLDecember 12, 19475'10"175
Terry WhitfieldLRJanuary 12, 19536'1"197Blythe, CA US
Gary WilsonLRJune 15, 19516'0"170

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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