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1950 New York Yankees season

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Manager  Casey Stengel
General manager  George Weiss
Owners  Dan Topping, Del Webb
Start date  1950
Local television  WNYW
1950 New York Yankees season
Local radio  WINS (AM) (Mel Allen, Curt Gowdy)
Similar  1949 New York Yankees, 1951 New York Yankees, 1953 New York Yankees, 1932 New York Yankees, 1960 New York Yankees

The 1950 New York Yankees season was the 48th season for the team in New York and its 50th overall as a franchise. The team finished with a record of 98–56, winning their 17th pennant, finishing 3 games ahead of the Detroit Tigers. In the World Series, they defeated the Philadelphia Phillies in 4 games. New York was managed by Casey Stengel. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium.

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Offseason

  • October 13, 1949: Billy Martin was purchased by the Yankees from the Oakland Oaks.
  • Prior to 1950 season (exact date unknown)
  • Jim Brideweser was signed as an amateur free agent by the Yankees.
  • Don Taussig was signed as an amateur free agent by the Yankees.
  • Starters by position

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

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    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

    1950 World Series

    AL New York Yankees (4) vs. NL Philadelphia Phillies (0)

    Awards and honors

  • Jerry Coleman, Babe Ruth Award
  • Phil Rizzuto, American League MVP
  • Yogi Berra, 3rd place in AL MVP voting
  • All-Star Game

    Farm system

    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: LaGrange, McAlester

    References

    1950 New York Yankees season Wikipedia


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