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1938 New York Yankees (MLB)

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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: Art Fletcher
Assistant Coach: Earle Combs
Assistant Coach: Johnny Schulte
American League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1938 New York Yankees season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    24Ivy AndrewsP6-1200R-R311931Not draftedMLB--
    22Joe BeggsP6-1182R-R271938Not draftedMLB--
    21Spud ChandlerP6-0181R-R301937Not draftedMLB--
    1Frankie CrosettiSS5-10165R-R271932Not draftedMLB--
    12Babe Dahlgren1B6-0190R-R261935Not draftedMLB--
    8Bill DickeyC6-2185L-R311928Not draftedMLB--
    5Joe DiMaggioOF6-2193R-R231936Not draftedMLB--
    28Atley DonaldP6-1186L-R271938Not draftedMLB--
    25Wes FerrellP6-2195R-R301927Not draftedMLB--
    4Lou Gehrig1B6-0200L-L351923UDFAMLB--
    26Joe GlennC5-11175R-R291932Not draftedMLB--
    11Lefty GomezP6-2173L-L291930Not draftedMLB--
    6Joe Gordon2B5-10180R-R231938Not draftedMLB--
    14Bump HadleyP5-11190R-R331926Not draftedMLB--
    17Tommy HenrichOF6-0180L-L251937Not draftedMLB--
    9Myril HoagOF5-11180R-R301931Not draftedMLB--
    18Art JorgensC5-9160R-R331929Not draftedMLB--
    10Bill KnickerbockerSS-2B5-11170R-R261933Not draftedMLB--
    19Johnny MurphyP6-2190R-R291932Not draftedMLB--
    16Monte PearsonP6-0175R-R291932Not draftedMLB--
    7Jake PowellOF5-11180R-R291930Not draftedMLB--
    2Red Rolfe3B5-11170L-R291934Not draftedMLB--
    15Red RuffingP6-1205R-R341924Not draftedMLB--
    3George SelkirkOF6-1182L-R301934Not draftedMLB--
    33Lee StineP5-11185R-R241934Not draftedMLB--
    32Steve SundraP6-2190R-R281936Not draftedMLB--
    25Joe VanceP6-1190R-R321935Not draftedMLB--
    20Kemp WickerP5-11182R-L311936Not draftedMLB--

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