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New York Yankees

1961 New York Yankees Statistics

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

Won World Series

Manager: Ralph Houk (109-53)

1961 New York Yankees Roster
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.


Pitching:

PlayerWLWin%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBF
Whitey Ford254.8623.21393901130283.0242108101239232091081159
Ralph Terry163.8423.1531272920188.116274661942086100751
Luis Arroyo155.7502.19650540029119.0833429549887304484
Bill Stafford149.6092.6836256832195.0168655813594101501796
Jim Coates115.6883.44431115415141.112860541553080702595
Rollie Sheldon115.6883.6035215620162.214970651755284206670
Bud Daley89.4713.9623170700129.212763571751683411558
Bob Turley35.3755.751512110072.07447461151048402334
Art Ditmar23.4004.64128110054.1593328914024201231
Hal Reniff201.0002.582501600245.1311413131321004190
Tex Clevenger11.5004.83210900031.2352017321114102146
Danny McDevitt12.3337.6282200113.0181111280811161
Al Downing01.0008.005130009.078801201211147
Ryne Duren01.0005.404020005.0233240700021
Johnny James00.000.001000001.110000020004
Duke Maas00.00054.001000000.122200000003
Totals10953.6733.463641631164711391451.0128861255813754227866323336050

Batting:

PlayerGPPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBDPHBPSHSFIBB
Bobby Richardson16270666280173175349973023.261.295.316.6102091521021
Tony Kubek15365861784170386846132760.276.306.396.701244711031
Mickey Mantle15364651413216316654128121126112.317.448.6871.13535320159
Roger Maris16169859013215916461142009467.270.373.620.993366167070
Elston Howard129482446641551752177032865.348.387.549.93624553146
Bill Skowron1506075617615023428890035108.267.318.472.790265218039
Clete Boyer148578504611131951155136383.224.309.347.656175132184
Yogi Berra119437395621071102261203528.271.330.466.79518472054
Johnny Blanchard9327524338741012154102728.305.382.613.99514964019
Hector Lopez93273243275472322102438.222.292.305.5967481231
Bob Cerv57131118173251620101217.271.344.483.8275761000
Billy Gardner41109991121501200618.212.278.293.5712943100
Whitey Ford3911496111710010001217.177.266.188.4541810510
Ralph Terry317366315200500116.227.235.258.4931710510
Bill Stafford367467512210300411.179.225.239.4641600300
Luis Arroyo6528252720000004.280.280.360.640900300
Rollie Sheldon36605617000400224.125.155.125.280700200
Joe DeMaestri30414116000200013.146.146.146.293610000
Bud Daley2348453610020011.133.152.156.308700200
Jesse Gonder1515122410030031.333.467.417.883510001
Earl Torgeson2226183200000183.111.385.111.496210000
Tom Tresh9881200000001.250.250.250.500210000
Deron Johnson1322191200020025.105.182.105.287220010
Jack Reed2814134200010011.154.214.154.368200000
Bob Hale1113132200110000.154.154.385.538510000
Bob Turley15252112000300011.095.091.095.186210310
Art Ditmar1219190100000005.053.053.053.105100000
Lee Thomas2220100000000.500.500.5001.000100000
Jim Coates43453511000000121.029.081.029.110101800
Tex Clevenger21441110010001.250.250.500.750200000
Hal Reniff25550000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Danny McDevitt8211000000011.000.500.000.500000000
Al Downing5110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Totals1948623955598271461194402407822818543785.263.330.442.771245512035574545

Fielding by Position:

Catchers
PlayerPosGPGSInn.POAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBWPSBCSCS%
Bobby Richardson2B1611601405.141337618136.9785.054.90
Roger MarisOF1601601402.0266991.9681.771.72
Mickey MantleOF1501491294.0351660.9842.482.38
Bill Skowron1B1491471291.0122810210146.9939.278.93
Tony KubekSS1451451259.226144930107.9605.074.90
Clete Boyer3B1411381200.01513531736.9673.783.57
Elston HowardC111106923.16354354.9936.616.118222020.500
Yogi BerraOF8783717.2161722.9882.111.93
Hector LopezOF7258552.0123730.9772.121.81
Johnny BlanchardC4842406.22681832.9906.335.96211185.217
Whitey FordP3939283.0124555.9191.811.46
Bob CervOF3024213.055210.9832.411.90
Billy Gardner3B3322206.1265446.9523.492.42
Bill StaffordP3625195.072915.9731.661.00
Ralph TerryP3127188.12030011.0002.391.61
Rollie SheldonP3521162.21130031.0002.271.17
Jim CoatesP4311141.1121922.9391.97.72
Bud DaleyP2317129.2101622.9291.801.13
Yogi BerraC1515121.0768001.0006.255.603066.500
Luis ArroyoP650119.021510.9441.29.26
Johnny BlanchardOF1512113.0240001.0001.911.60
Joe DeMaestriSS189103.1153819.9824.622.94
Elston Howard1B9986.0904112.9909.841.44
Clete BoyerSS12875.11920051.0004.663.25
Bob TurleyP151272.048001.0001.50.80
Jack ReedOF27361.114010.9332.05.52
Art DitmarP12854.1412001.0002.651.33
Hal ReniffP25045.13510.8891.59.32
Deron Johnson3B8337.2215001.0004.062.13
Earl Torgeson1B8336.029217.9697.753.88
Billy Gardner2B6332.297021.0004.412.67
Tex ClevengerP21031.256011.0003.13.52
Bob Cerv1B3323.0243021.0001.579.00
Bob Hale1B5115.0151011.0009.603.20
Joe DeMaestri2B5013.096021.0001.383.00
Danny McDevittP8213.012001.0002.08.38
Tom TreshSS3112.237011.0007.113.33
Al DowningP519.002001.0002.00.40
Joe DeMaestri3B407.00000.000.00.00
Ryne DurenP405.00000.000.00.00
Johnny JamesP101.10000.000.00.00
Duke MaasP100.10000.000.00.00
Clete BoyerOF100.00000.000.00.00
1790146713059.043581756124500.9804.213.4213334431.413

Postseason - Pitching:

PlayerSeriesWLWin%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBF
Luis ArroyoWS101.0002.252020004.0421021300018
Jim CoatesWS00.000.001010014.0100010210015
Bud DaleyWS101.000.002010007.0520100310027
Whitey FordWS201.000.0022011014.0600010710049
Bill StaffordWS00.0002.701100006.2722021500029
Ralph TerryWS01.0004.822200009.11275221700043
Totals41.8001.60105411145.03513838327300181

Postseason - Batting:

PlayerSeriesGPPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBDPHBPSHSFIBB
Elston HowardWS522205530110023.250.318.550.8681120001
Roger MarisWS523194210120046.105.261.316.577600001
Johnny BlanchardWS412104410230020.400.5001.1001.6001100000
Bill SkowronWS520173600150034.353.450.529.979910000
Hector LopezWS41293301170023.333.455.8891.343800100
Tony KubekWS523223500010014.227.261.227.488500000
Bobby RichardsonWS523232910001100.391.391.435.8261000000
Yogi BerraWS416112300130051.273.500.5461.046600002
Whitey FordWS2651000000010.000.167.000.167000000
Clete BoyerWS519150420030040.267.421.400.821610001
Jim CoatesWS1110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Luis ArroyoWS2000000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Bud DaleyWS2310000010000.000.000.000.000000110
Billy GardnerWS1110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Bill StaffordWS1220000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Mickey MantleWS2660100000002.167.167.167.333100000
Jack ReedWS3000000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Ralph TerryWS2430000000001.000.000.000.000000100
Totals58193165274281726112425.255.347.442.7907340315

Postseason - Fielding by Position:

Catchers
PlayerSeriesPosGPGSInn.POAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBSBCSCS%
Bill SkowronWS1B5545.0465011.0001.201.20
Bobby RichardsonWS2B5545.01016011.0005.205.20
Clete BoyerWS3B5545.061210.9473.603.60
Elston HowardWSC5545.0310001.0006.206.20100.000
Tony KubekWSSS5545.0511011.0003.203.20
Yogi BerraWSLF4436.011010.9172.752.75
Roger MarisWSCF4331.061001.0002.031.75
Johnny BlanchardWSRF2217.021001.0001.591.50
Whitey FordWSP2214.001001.000.64.50
Roger MarisWSRF4214.050001.0003.211.25
Hector LopezWSRF2114.030001.0001.931.50
Mickey MantleWSCF2211.020001.0001.641.00
Ralph TerryWSP229.112001.0002.891.50
Hector LopezWSLF119.050001.0005.005.00
Bud DaleyWSP207.00010.000.00.00
Bill StaffordWSP116.21010.5001.351.00
Jim CoatesWSP104.00000.000.00.00
Luis ArroyoWSP204.01110.6674.501.00
Jack ReedWSCF303.00000.000.00.00
Totals5745405.01355053.9744.113.25100nan