1972 New York Yankees Roster

The 1972 New York Yankees team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1972 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 1972 New York Yankees Opening Day starters list, a 1972 New York Yankees salary list, a 1972 New York Yankees uniform number breakdown and a 1972 New York Yankees primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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Complete Roster

6-02
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1940-07-13
5-09
160
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1942-11-24
6-01
185
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Left
1943-11-22
6-03
200
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1944-03-20
6-02
190
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Left
1943-06-15
6-05
200
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1941-07-03
6-01
176
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1944-12-19
6-02
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1948-05-02
6-02
185
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Left
1947-05-22
6-01
200
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1945-04-02
6-02
190
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1944-03-01
6-03
205
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1947-10-06
6-01
192
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Left
1944-07-22
6-03
195
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1935-12-13
6-05
227
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1948-12-09
6-00
200
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1942-02-08
6-03
190
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1942-12-14
6-02
190
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1941-11-13
6-03
225
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1948-08-21
5-11
190
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1947-06-07
6-00
185
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1939-04-16
6-00
195
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1935-05-12
6-01
205
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1948-08-23
5-09
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1940-06-02
6-01
170
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1945-06-30
6-02
180
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1942-07-04
5-11
185
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1946-11-22
6-02
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1938-06-02
5-11
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1944-02-03
5-10
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1939-03-12
5-11
180
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1946-05-20
6-03
220
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1951-01-23
6-02
205
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1944-06-30
5-10
180
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1948-09-30
5-10
172
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1943-12-27
5-11
192
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Left
1947-11-23
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The 1972 New York Yankees played 155 games during the regular season, won 79 games, lost 76 games, and finished in fourth position. They played their home games at Yankee Stadium (Park Factors: 97/96) where 966,328 fans witnessed their 1972 Yankees finish the season with a .510 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1972 New York Yankees Opening Day starters list, a 1972 New York Yankees salary list, a 1972 New York Yankees uniform number breakdown and a 1972 New York Yankees primary starters list:

1972 New York Yankees
Opening Day Starters

No Opening Day Information Available

1972 New York Yankees
Salaries

Bobby Murcer $84,000.00
Mel Stottlemyre $70,500.00
Felipe Alou $62,500.00
Sparky Lyle $45,000.00
Ron Swoboda $43,500.00
Johnny Callison $37,500.00
Jerry Kenney $32,000.00
Hal Lanier $32,000.00
Bernie Allen $27,500.00
Wade Blasingame $25,000.00
Thurman Munson $22,000.00
Jim Roland $21,500.00
John Ellis $21,000.00
Rich McKinney $20,000.00
Rob Gardner $15,500.00
Frank Tepedino $15,500.00
Larry Gowell $13,500.00
Steve Kline $13,500.00
Doc Medich $13,500.00
Celerino Sanchez $13,500.00
Rusty Torres $13,500.00
Rich Hinton $12,000.00
Steve Blateric $6,600.00
Charlie Spikes $5,100.00

Did you know that a 1972 New York Yankees Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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