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1940 New York Yankees season

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General manager(s)  Ed Barrow
Manager  Joe McCarthy
Owner(s)  Estate of Jacob Ruppert
Local radio  WABC (AM) (Mel Allen, Jay C. Flippen)
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The 1940 New York Yankees season was the team's 38th season in New York and its 40th overall. The team finished in third place with a record of 88–66, finishing two games behind the American League champion Detroit Tigers and one game behind the second-place Cleveland Indians. New York was managed by Joe McCarthy. Their home games were played at the Yankee Stadium.

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Offseason

  • October 14, 1939: Hank Sauer was drafted from the Yankees by the Cincinnati Reds in the 1939 minor league draft.
  • Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; R = Runs; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; SB = Stolen Bases

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; R = Runs; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; SB = Stolen bases

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Farm system

    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Newark, Binghamton, Amsterdam, Akron, Butler

    Arkansas–Missouri League folded, July 1, 1940

    References

    1940 New York Yankees season Wikipedia


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