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1938 New York Yankees

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1938 New York Yankees
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Major league affiliations
1938 Uniform
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1938 Information
Owner(s) Jacob Ruppert
Manager(s) Joe McCarthy
Local television none
Local radio none
Baseball-Reference 1938 New York Yankees

1938 New York Yankees / Franchise: New York Yankees / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 99-53-5 Finished 1st in American League (1938 AL)

Clinched Pennant: September 19, 1938

World Series Champs

Managed by Joe McCarthy

Coaches: Earle Combs, Art Fletcher and Johnny Schulte

Ballpark: Yankee Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 1938 New York Yankees played the 36th season in team history. The team finished with a record of 99-53, winning their 10th pennant, finishing 9.5 games ahead of the Boston Red Sox. New York was managed by Joe McCarthy. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they beat the Chicago Cubs in 4 games. This marked the first time any team had won three consecutive World Series.

Awards and Honors[edit]

World Series[edit]

Main article: 1938 World Series

AL New York Yankees (4) vs. NL Chicago Cubs (0)

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Yankees – 3, Cubs – 1 October 5 Wrigley Field 43,642
2 Yankees – 6, Cubs – 3 October 6 Wrigley Field 42,108
3 Cubs – 2, Yankees – 5 October 8 Yankee Stadium 55,236
4 Cubs – 3, Yankees – 8 October 9 Yankee Stadium 59,847

Further Reading[edit]

  • Stanley Cohen: Yankees 1936–39, Baseball's Greatest Dynasty: Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio and the Birth of a New Era, Skyhorse Publishing, New York, NY, 2018. ISBN 978-1510720633
  • James P. Dawson: "TWO RECORDS MADE AS YANKS WIN FLAG", THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1938, Sports Page 23
  • Lew Freedman: DiMaggio's Yankees: A History of the 1936-1944 Dynasty, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2011. ISBN 978-0-7864-5906-3

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