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1970 New York Yankees Roster

The 1970 New York Yankees team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1970 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1970 New York Yankees Opening Day starters list, a 1970 New York Yankees salary list, a 1970 New York Yankees uniform number breakdown and a 1970 New York Yankees primary starters list.

"I'll tell you this much, it's (pinch-hitting) one of the toughest jobs in baseball, because most of the time it means the ball game." - Ralph Houk

1970 New York Yankees

Complete Roster

# Pitchers Height Weight Throws Bats Date Of Birth

22 Jack Aker 6-02 190 Right Right 1940-07-13

45 Stan Bahnsen 6-02 203 Right Right 1944-12-15

50 Bill Burbach 6-04 215 Right Right 1947-08-22

49 Loyd Colson 6-01 190 Right Right 1947-11-04

56 John Cumberland 6-00 190 Left Right 1947-05-10

43 Rob Gardner 6-01 176 Left Right 1944-12-19

39 Steve Hamilton 6-07 195 Left Left 1935-11-30

39 Gary Jones 6-00 191 Left Left 1945-06-12

18 Mike Kekich 6-01 200 Left Right 1945-04-02

24 Ron Klimkowski 6-02 190 Right Right 1944-03-01

38, 42 Steve Kline 6-03 205 Right Right 1947-10-06

29 Mike McCormick 6-02 195 Left Left 1938-09-29

40 Lindy McDaniel 6-03 195 Right Right 1935-12-13

19 Fritz Peterson 6-00 200 Left Both 1942-02-08

30 Mel Stottlemyre 6-02 190 Right Right 1941-11-13

52 Joe Verbanic 6-00 155 Right Right 1943-04-24

54 Gary Waslewski 6-04 195 Right Right 1941-07-21

# Catchers Height Weight Throws Bats Date Of Birth

41 Jake Gibbs 6-00 185 Right Left 1938-11-07

15 Thurman Munson 5-11 191 Right Right 1947-06-07

# Infielders Height Weight Throws Bats Date Of Birth

26 Frank Baker 6-02 178 Right Left 1946-10-29

10 Danny Cater 5-11½ 180 Right Right 1940-02-25

20 Horace Clarke 5-09 178 Right Both 1940-06-02

23 John Ellis 6-02½ 225 Right Right 1948-08-21

28 Ron Hansen 6-03 200 Right Right 1938-04-05

2 Jerry Kenney 6-01 170 Right Left 1945-06-30

17 Gene Michael 6-02 183 Right Both 1938-06-02

21 Frank Tepedino 5-11 192 Left Left 1947-11-23

25 Pete Ward 6-01 200 Right Left 1937-07-26

# Outfielders Height Weight Throws Bats Date Of Birth

13 Curt Blefary 6-02 195 Right Left 1943-07-05

27 Jim Lyttle 6-00 186 Right Left 1946-05-20

46 Bobby Mitchell 6-04 190 Right Right 1943-10-22

1 Bobby Murcer 5-11 180 Right Left 1946-05-20

6 Roy White 5-10 172 Right Both 1943-12-27

9 Ron Woods 5-10 173 Right Right 1943-02-0

The 1970 New York Yankees played 162 games during the regular season, won 93 games, lost 69 games, and finished in second position. They played their home games at Yankee Stadium (Park Factors: 95/95) where 1,136,879 fans witnessed their 1970 Yankees finish the season with a .574 winning percentage.

1970 New York Yankees

Most Starts by Position

C Thurman Munson (125)

1B Danny Cater (131)

2B Horace Clarke (157)

3B Jerry Kenney (135)

SS Gene Michael (123)

LF Roy White (161)

CF Bobby Murcer (155)

RF Curt Blefary (79)

SP Stan Bahnsen

SP Steve Kline

SP Fritz Peterson

SP Mel Stottlemyre

RP Jack Aker

RP Steve Hamilton

RP Ron Klimkowski

RP Gary Waslewski

CL Lindy McDaniel

1970 New York Yankees

Salaries

Mike McCormick $45,000.00

Curt Blefary $35,000.00

Danny Cater $32,500.00

Ron Hansen $30,500.00

Pete Ward $28,500.00

Gary Waslewski $21,000.00

Jack Aker $20,000.00

Ron Woods $12,000.00

1970 New York Yankees

Uniform Numbers

#1 Bobby Murcer

#2 Jerry Kenney

#6 Roy White

#9 Ron Woods

#10 Danny Cater

#13 Curt Blefary

#15 Thurman Munson

#17 Gene Michael

#18 Mike Kekich

#19 Fritz Peterson

#20 Horace Clarke

#21 Frank Tepedino

#22 Jack Aker

#23 John Ellis

#24 Ron Klimkowski

#25 Pete Ward

#26 Frank Baker

#27 Jim Lyttle

#28 Ron Hansen

#29 Mike McCormick

#30 Mel Stottlemyre

#38 Steve Kline

#39 Steve Hamilton

#39 Gary Jones

#40 Lindy McDaniel

#41 Jake Gibbs

#42 Steve Kline

#43 Rob Gardner

#45 Stan Bahnsen

#46 Bobby Mitchell

#49 Loyd Colson

#50 Bill Burbach

#52 Joe Verbanic

#54 Gary Waslewski

#56 John Cumberland

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