Thurman Munson
Thurman Lee Munson
(Tugboat,Squatty Body,The Walrus)
 
Born: June 7, 1947 in Akron, OH
Died: August 2, 1979 - 32 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 5'11" Wt: 190
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Drafted by the New York Yankees in 1968 - (Round 1 / Pick 4)
- Served in the Army
- High School: Lehman (Canton, OH)
- College/Univ: Kent State University (1967-1968)

All-Teammate Team
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Left Field
11
1969
1979
42.3
6
1974
1979
7.9
1
1978
1978
1.0
1
1969
1969
0.1

Center Field
7
1969
1979
27.7
4
1976
1979
15.0
3
1974
1976
7.5
2
1975
1976
0.4


Right Field
3
1977
1979
11.5
1
1975
1975
5.1
2
1976
1979
4.6
1
1973
1973
1.3
Shortstop
3
1977
1979
7.8
7
1973
1979
2.9
6
1969
1974
2.6
3
1974
1976
0.8
Second Base
4
1976
1979
20.7
6
1969
1974
10.4
3
1974
1976
2.0
2
1977
1978
0.3
Third Base
7
1973
1979
36.8
4
1969
1972
8.3
2
1972
1973
0.7
3
1976
1978
0.5
First Base
6
1974
1979
15.3
7
1969
1976
9.5
2
1970
1971
2.9
3
1971
1973
1.0
Manager
5
1975
1979
29.1
5
1969
1973
8.2
2
1978
1979
8.2
2
1974
1975
3.2
Catcher
11
1969
1979
45.9
3
1969
1971
2.7
1
1969
1969
2.6
4
1973
1976
1.1
Designated Hitter
2
1978
1979
2.2
3
1977
1979
1.9
1
1977
1977
0.4
2
1976
1977
0.3
Starting Pitcher
6
1969
1974
22.2
5
1975
1979
20.7
6
1969
1974
15.4
4
1972
1975
11.3
4
1976
1979
10.7
5
1975
1979
10.1
5
1970
1974
7.6
3
1973
1975
6.0
1
1979
1979
5.5
3
1974
1976
5.4
3
1969
1971
4.3
2
1974
1975
2.9
2
1977
1978
2.6
1
1977
1977
2.4
1
1979
1979
2.4
Swingman
6
1974
1979
4.4
3
1972
1974
3.4
3
1969
1972
2.0
1
1976
1976
1.9
Relief Pitcher
7
1972
1978
15.3
5
1969
1973
7.4
4
1969
1972
5.2
2
1978
1979
5.1
2
1978
1979
2.1
3
1974
1976
1.2
2
1969
1970
1.1
2
1974
1975
0.5
1
1974
1974
0.4
1
1978
1978
0.3
1
1979
1979
0.3
1
1972
1972
0.2
1
1969
1969
0.2
1
1976
1976
0.1
1
1979
1979
0.1
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