1963 New York Yankees

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1963 New York Yankees
1963 AL Champions
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Major league affiliations
1963 Uniform
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1963 Information
Owner(s) Dan Topping and Del Webb
Manager(s) Ralph Houk
Local television none
Local radio none
Baseball-Reference 1963 New York Yankees

1963 New York Yankees / Franchise: New York Yankees / BR Team Page[edit]

Record 104-57 Finished 1st in American League (1963 AL)

Clinched Pennant: September 13, 1963, At Minnesota Twins

Managed by Ralph Houk

Coaches: Yogi Berra, Frankie Crosetti, Jim Hegan, Dale Long, Wally Moses and Johnny Sain

Ballpark: Yankee Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 1963 New York Yankees played the 61st season in team history. They finished with a record of 104-58, winning their 28th pennant, finishing 10 1/2 games ahead of the Chicago White Sox. New York was managed by Ralph Houk. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they were defeated by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 4 games, the first time the Yankees had ever suffered an unqualified sweep in Series play (they had lost 4 games to none with one tied game in 1922).

After leading the team to the World Series, manager Ralph Houk was promoted to the position of General Manager and replaced as skipper by Yogi Berra.

Awards and Honors[edit]

World Series[edit]

Main article: 1963 World Series
NL Los Angeles Dodgers (4) vs. AL New York Yankees (0)
Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Dodgers – 5, Yankees – 2 October 2 Yankee Stadium 69,000
2 Dodgers – 4, Yankees – 1 October 3 Yankee Stadium 66,455
3 Yankees – 0, Dodgers – 1 October 5 Dodger Stadium 55,912
4 Yankees – 1, Dodgers – 2 October 6 Dodger Stadium 55,912

Further Reading[edit]

  • John Drebinger: "Yanks Clinch 4th Pennant in a Row", New York Times, September 14, 1963, Section Sports, Page 30

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