The 1961 World Champion New York Yankees were managed by Ralph Houk, a former part-time catcher.
Their current manager Joe Girardi. Yogi Berra also caught and managed for the Yankees.
The New York Yankees catchers in 1961 were Elston Howardand Johnny Blanchard.
Click on the 'Managers of the New York Yankees' link on this page to see a list of who managed the Yankees, the years that they managed, and what their win loss record was.
The 1961 New York Yankees hit 240 Home Runs
Joe McCarthy at 2,348 games managed for the Yankees between 1931-1946.
Casey Stengel and Joe Torre. Stengel managed the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1934 to 1936 and the New York Yankees from 1949 to 1960. Torre managed the Yankees from 1996 to 2007 and the Dodgers from 2008 to 2010.
John McGraw managed the team in 1901 when the Yankees were the Baltimore Orioles. Clark Griffith managed the team in 1903 when the franchise moved to New York, and were called the Highlanders. Frank Chance was the first manager under the name New York Yankees in 1913.
Casey Stengel was the Yankees manager in 1953. Casey managed the Yankees from 1949-1960.