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1951 New York Yankees
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Owner(s) Dan Topping and Del Webb
Manager(s) Casey Stengel
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The New York Yankees' 1951 season was the 49th season for the Yankees. The team finished with a record of 98-56, winning their 18th pennant, finishing 5 games ahead of the Cleveland Indians. New York was managed by Casey Stengel. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they defeated the New York Giants in 6 games.

This year was noted for a "changing of the guard" for the Yankees, as it was Joe DiMaggio's final season and Mickey Mantle's first.

[edit] Player stats

[edit] Batting

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Hank Bauer 118 348 103 .296 10 54
Yogi Berra 141 547 161 .294 27 88
Bobby Brown 103 313 84 .268 6 51
Jerry Coleman 121 362 90 .249 3 43
Joe Collins 125 262 75 .286 9 48
Joe DiMaggio 116 415 109 .263 12 71
Phil Rizzuto 144 540 148 .274 2 43
Gene Woodling 120 420 118 .281 15 71

[edit] Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Jim Brideweser 2 8 3 .375 0 0
Bob Cerv 12 28 6 .214 0 2
Clint Courtney 1 2 0 .000 0 0
Johnny Hopp 46 63 13 .206 2 4
Ralph Houk 3 5 1 .200 0 2
Jackie Jensen 56 168 50 .298 8 25
Billy Johnson 15 40 12 .300 0 4
Mickey Mantle 96 341 91 .267 13 65
Cliff Mapes 45 51 11 .216 2 8
Billy Martin 51 58 15 .259 0 2
Gil McDougald 31 402 123 .306 14 63
Johnny Mize 113 332 86 .259 10 49
Charlie Silvera 18 51 14 .275 1 7
Archie Wilson 4 4 0 .000 0 0

[edit] Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Ed Lopat 31 234.7 21 9 2.91 93
Tom Morgan 27 124.7 9 3 3.68 57
Vic Raschi 35 258.3 21 10 3.27 164
Allie Reynolds 40 221 17 8 3.05 126

[edit] Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Tommy Byrne 9 21 2 1 6.86 14
Tom Ferrick 9 12 1 1 7.50 3
Bobby Hogue 7 7.3 1 0 0.00 2
Bob Muncrief 2 3 0 0 9.00 2
Ernie Nevel 1 4 0 0 0.00 1
Bob Porterfield 2 3 0 0 15.00 2
Johnny Sain 7 37 2 1 4.14 21
Fred Sanford 11 26.7 0 3 3.71 10
Art Schallock 11 46.3 3 1 3.88 19
Bob Wiesler 4 9.3 0 2 13.50 3

[edit] Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Jack Kramer 19 1 3 0 4.65 15
Bob Kuzava 23 8 4 5 2.40 50
Joe Ostrowski 34 6 4 5 3.49 30
Stubby Overmire 15 1 1 0 4.63 14
Spec Shea 25 5 5 0 4.33 38

[edit] World Series

Main article: 1951 World Series

AL New York Yankees (4) vs. NL New York Giants (2)

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Giants – 5, Yankees – 1 October 4 Yankee Stadium 65,673
2 Giants – 1, Yankees – 3 October 5 Yankee Stadium 66,018
3 Yankees – 2, Giants – 6 October 6 Polo Grounds 52,035
4 Yankees – 6, Giants – 2 October 8 Polo Grounds 49,010
5 Yankees – 13, Giants – 1 October 9 Polo Grounds 47,530
6 Giants – 3, Yankees – 4 October 10 Yankee Stadium 61,711

[edit] Further Reading

  • Sol Gittleman: Reynolds, Raschi and Lopat: New York's Big Three and the Great Yankee Dynasty of 1949-1953, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2007.

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