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1938 New York Yankees (MLB)

+ American League
Nickname:
W-L Record: 99-53 .651
Rank: 1st in American League
Run Differential: 966-711 + 255
Roster Continuity 83.03% 3/15
Manager(s): Joe McCarthy
General Manager:
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 970,916 1/16
Playoffs: Won World Series (Cubs)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Johnny Schulte
Assistant Coach: Earle Combs
Assistant Coach: Art Fletcher
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9953.651--
8861.5919.5
8666.56613.0
8470.54516.0
7576.49723.5
6583.43932.0
5597.36244.0
5399.34946.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
1Frankie CrosettiSS27   157631113166353955271210697155 .263.382.371753.108.300.2990.9270.1234757
2Red Rolfe3B29   1516311321963681080131744436 .311.386.441827.130.266.3220.5963.1278714
5Joe DiMaggioOF23   14559912919432133214061592120 .324.386.581967.257.364.2970.3618.7348660
4Lou Gehrig1B35   15757611517032629114611077551 .295.410.523933.227.422.2990.7019.9301689
17Tommy HenrichOF25   1314711091272472291629232210 .270.391.490881.221.425.2520.3521.4231575
6Joe Gordon2B23   127458831172472597113567233 .255.340.502842.247.386.2551.2918.3230520
8Bill DickeyC31   132454841422742711530752221 .313.412.568980.256.427.2840.2916.8258532
3George SelkirkOF30   993355885125106294685231 .254.384.409793.155.373.2750.7633.5137407
9Myril HoagOF30   85267287414304843253124 .277.344.352696.075.172.3141.24--94298
7Jake PowellOF29   45164274212122031152022 .256.326.378704.122.226.2821.3382.062183
10Bill Knickerbocker2B26   4612815328312100111004 .250.309.383692.133.219.2650.91128.049143
26Joe GlennC29   4112310327202510101400 .260.316.350666.089.179.2941.40--43133
15Red RuffingP34   4510712244131700172101 .224.331.364695.140.299.2531.2435.739125
11Lefty GomezP29   328651320070041809 .151.189.174363.023.070.1914.50--1599
16Monte PearsonP29   28768134006107703 .171.241.224465.053.158.1881.00--1786
21Spud ChandlerP30   2369101410340012303 .203.214.348562.145.159.25623.0023.02473
14Bump HadleyP33   295435000400111503 .093.246.093339.000.204.1281.36--568
12Babe Dahlgren3B-1B26   2743881001001700 .186.205.209414.023.047.2227.00--944
32Steve SundraP28   25334610120031202 .182.250.303553.121.212.2504.0033.01038
19Johnny MurphyP29   32324210021011302 .063.091.094185.031.094.10513.00--335
22Joe BeggsP27   1420251002001300 .250.286.300586.050.100.2943.00--621
18Art JorgensC33   917342002003301 .235.350.353703.118.294.2861.00--621
24Ivy AndrewsP31   1912120001001100 .167.231.167398.000.083.1821.00--213
25Wes FerrellP30   512121001001400 .167.231.250481.083.167.2504.00--313
28Atley DonaldP27   26110000000000 .167.167.167334.000.000.167----16
25Joe VanceP32   44132001000000 .750.7501.2502000.500.500.750----54
33Lee StineP24   42010000000000 .500.500.5001000.000.000.500----12
Batting Totals16145410966148028363174918912874961739061 .274.362.446808.172.322.2830.8231.124116220
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
15Red Ruffing34   2173.32313122300247.12461049116821271101.338.960.582.994.631.55
11Lefty Gomez29   18123.35323220400239.0239110897991295001.419.000.263.734.861.30
16Monte Pearson29   1673.97282717110202.01981078912113989101.548.820.535.034.370.87
21Spud Chandler30   1454.03232314200172.01838677747360101.349.580.372.461.880.77
14Bump Hadley33   983.6129178151167.116579671366616001.388.890.703.563.290.92
32Steve Sundra28   644.792583015093.21076150743334001.6010.240.674.123.160.77
19Johnny Murphy29   824.2532210261191.1904743541430001.448.900.494.054.251.05
22Joe Beggs27   325.43149403058.169413572080101.5310.711.093.101.240.40
24Ivy Andrews31   133.001911012148.0512516317130001.429.560.563.192.440.76
25Wes Ferrell30   228.1054101030.052332761872002.3315.601.805.402.100.39
28Atley Donald27   015.2522000012.078701461001.755.250.0010.504.500.43
25Joe Vance32   007.3631001011.120992420002.1816.361.643.271.640.50
33Lee Stine24   001.004000208.29110140001.119.000.001.004.004.00
20Kemp Wicker31   100.001000001.00000100001.000.000.009.000.000.00
Batting Totals99533.9124815791116613138214367116018556656728401.459.350.553.693.691.00
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill DickeyC1265187487.9870.00
Joe GlennC401341543.9740.00
Art JorgensC818620.9230.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lou Gehrig1B157148310014157.9910.00
Babe Dahlgren1B6262021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe Gordon2B1262904503198.9600.00
Bill Knickerbocker2B347886323.9820.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Red Rolfe3B1511512941926.9590.00
Babe Dahlgren3B811840.8260.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frankie CrosettiSS15735250647120.9480.00
Bill KnickerbockerSS343021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe DiMaggioOF14536620154.9630.00
Tommy HenrichOF1302391441.9840.00
George SelkirkOF95176753.9730.00
Myril HoagOF70132553.9650.00
Jake PowellOF4386120.9780.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lefty GomezP32239125115.9842.37
Johnny MurphyP329172110.9662.77
Red RuffingP312471134021.0001.64
Bump HadleyP291671740031.0003.07
Monte PearsonP28202114028.9622.27
Steve SundraP259302512.9622.41
Spud ChandlerP231721850031.0003.56
Ivy AndrewsP1948310001.0002.44
Joe BeggsP1458119041.0003.10
Wes FerrellP5302913.9173.30
Lee StineP4801001.0001.10
Joe VanceP31103001.0002.43
Atley DonaldP21214001.0003.75
Kemp WickerP110000.0000.00


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