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1961 New York Yankees


109 - 53

(1st place in the AL)

1960 / 1962 (Team History)

Runs Scored/Expected: 827 / 680 (+147)
Runs Allowed/Expected: 612 / 693 (+81)

Pythagorean Record: 103 - 59 (+6)

Home Record: 65 - 16 (.802) +20.4 wins
Away Record: 44 - 37 (.543) +7.6 wins
Team Uniforms Dressed to the Nines
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Yankee Stadium I

Attendance: 1,747,725 Avg Att: 21,577 (1.72)
Att Rank: 1 / 10 Lg Avg: 12,531
       
Park Factor: 0.94    
HR Factor: 0.92 R/L HR: 0.81 / 1.08

Notes:


• World Series Champions
• Defeated Cincinnati Reds in the World Series


1961 New York Yankees
rWAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
Glossary

Left Field
36
2.1
2.2
0.3
31
-0.3
-0.3
0.3
36
1.2
0.8
0.6
Center Field
29
10.5
10.6
-0.1
28
-0.1
-0.1
0.1

Right Field
26
6.9
7.6
-0.1
Shortstop
25
3.4
1.1
1.3
32
-0.1
-0.5
0.3
22
0.0
-0.1
0.1
Second Base
25
-0.7
-0.3
-0.9
Third Base
24
3.8
0.4
2.9
33
-0.1
-0.4
0.3
22
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
First Base
30
2.4
2.6
0.6
37
-0.2
-0.1
-0.0
27
0.1
0.1
0.0
Manager W-L
41
109-53
.673
11.7
Catcher
32
5.3
4.5
0.2
28
2.6
2.5
-0.1
Starting Pitcher
32
283.0
4.2
3.8
0.4
21
195.0
3.8
3.6
0.3
25
188.1
2.3
2.2
0.1
24
162.2
0.7
1.0
-0.2
28
141.1
0.3
0.8
-0.4
28
129.2
0.0
0.1
-0.1
30
72.0
-0.9
-0.7
-0.2
32
54.1
-0.8
-0.6
-0.2
28
13.0
-0.6
-0.6
0.0
20
9.0
-0.2
-0.2
-0.0
Relief Pitcher
34
119.0
3.5
3.3
0.3
22
45.1
0.6
0.7
-0.1
28
31.2
-0.3
-0.4
0.1
32
5.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
27
1.1
0.1
0.1
0.0
32
0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
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Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

The transaction and player splits data used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Retrosheet.
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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
Images can also be viewed at the Hall of Fame online exhibit Dressed to the Nines

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James