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New York Yankees

1961 New York Yankees Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 109-53
Finished 1st in the AL

Won World Series

Manager: Ralph Houk (109-53)

1961 New York Yankees Statistics
1961 New York Yankees Game-by-Game Results

The New York Yankees of the American League ended the season with a record of 109 wins and 53 losses, finishing first in the AL. Ralph Houk served as manager. The 1961 New York Yankees won the World Series.


PlayerPos.BatsThrowsBirth DateHeightWeightCollege
Luis ArroyoPLLFebruary 18, 19275'8"178
Yogi BerraLFLRMay 12, 19255'7"185
Johnny BlanchardCLRFebruary 26, 19336'1"193
Clete Boyer3BRRFebruary 9, 19376'0"165
Bob CervLFRRMay 5, 19256'0"200
Tex ClevengerPRRJuly 9, 19326'1"180
Jim CoatesPRRAugust 4, 19326'4"192
Bud DaleyPLLOctober 7, 19326'1"185
Joe DeMaestriSSRRDecember 9, 19286'0"170
Art DitmarPRRApril 3, 19296'2"185
Al DowningPRLJune 28, 19415'11"175
Ryne DurenPRRFebruary 22, 19296'2"190
Whitey FordPLLOctober 21, 19285'10"178
Billy Gardner3BRRJuly 19, 19276'0"170
Jesse GonderPLRJanuary 20, 19365'10"180
Bob Hale1BLLNovember 7, 19335'10"195
Elston HowardCRRFebruary 23, 19296'2"196
Johnny JamesPLRJuly 23, 19335'10"160
Deron Johnson3BRRJuly 17, 19386'2"200
Tony KubekSSLROctober 12, 19356'3"190
Hector LopezLFRRJuly 8, 19295'11"182
Duke MaasPRRJanuary 31, 19295'10"170
Mickey MantleCFBROctober 20, 19315'11"195
Roger MarisRFLRSeptember 10, 19346'0"197
Danny McDevittPLLNovember 18, 19325'10"175
Jack ReedCFRRFebruary 2, 19336'0"185
Hal ReniffPRRJuly 2, 19386'0"215
Bobby Richardson2BRRAugust 19, 19355'9"170
Rollie SheldonPRRDecember 17, 19366'4"185
Bill Skowron1BRRDecember 18, 19305'11"195
Bill StaffordPRRAugust 13, 19386'1"188
Ralph TerryPRRJanuary 9, 19366'3"195
Lee ThomasPLRFebruary 5, 19366'2"195
Earl Torgeson1BLLJanuary 1, 19246'3"180
Tom TreshSSBRSeptember 20, 19386'1"180
Bob TurleyPRRSeptember 19, 19306'2"215