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1939 New York Yankees (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 106-45 .702
Rank: 1st in American League
Run Differential: 967-556 + 411
Manager(s): Joe McCarthy
General Manager:
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 859,785 3/16
Playoffs: Won World Series (Reds)
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
10645.702--
8962.58917.0
8767.56520.5
8569.55222.5
8173.52626.5
6587.42841.5
5597.36251.5
43111.27964.5
  • 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 1939 New York Yankees season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    24Marv BreuerP6-2185R-R251939Not draftedMLB--
    21,27Spud ChandlerP6-0181R-R311937Not draftedMLB--
    1Frankie CrosettiSS5-10165R-R281932Not draftedMLB--
    12Babe Dahlgren1B6-0190R-R271935Not draftedMLB--
    8Bill DickeyC6-2185L-R321928Not draftedMLB--
    5Joe DiMaggioOF6-2193R-R241936Not draftedMLB--
    28Atley DonaldP6-1186L-R281938Not draftedMLB--
    25Wes FerrellP6-2195R-R311927Not draftedMLB--
    27Joe GallagherOF6-2210R-R251939Not draftedMLB--
    4Lou Gehrig1B6-0200L-L361923UDFAMLB--
    11Lefty GomezP6-2173L-L301930Not draftedMLB--
    6Joe Gordon2B5-10180R-R241938Not draftedMLB--
    14Bump HadleyP5-11190R-R341926Not draftedMLB--
    7Tommy HenrichOF6-0180L-L261937Not draftedMLB--
    20Oral HildebrandP6-3175R-R321931Not draftedMLB--
    18Art JorgensC5-9160R-R341929Not draftedMLB--
    9Charlie KellerOF5-10190L-R221939Not draftedMLB--
    10Bill KnickerbockerSS-2B5-11170R-R271933Not draftedMLB--
    19Johnny MurphyP6-2190R-R301932Not draftedMLB--
    16Monte PearsonP6-0175R-R301932Not draftedMLB--
    17Jake PowellOF5-11180R-R301930Not draftedMLB--
    2Red Rolfe3B5-11170L-R301934Not draftedMLB--
    26Buddy RosarC5-9190R-R241939Not draftedMLB--
    15Red RuffingP6-1205R-R351924Not draftedMLB--
    22Marius RussoP6-1190R-L241939Not draftedMLB--
    3George SelkirkOF6-1182L-R311934Not draftedMLB--
    32Steve SundraP6-2190R-R291936Not draftedMLB--


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