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1939 New York Yankees
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Major league affiliations
1939 Uniform
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Location
1939 Information
Owner(s) Mrs. J. Basil Hollern, Mrs. Joseph Maguire, Miss Helen Weyant, George Ruppert, & Edward G. Barrow
Manager(s) Joe McCarthy
Local television none
Local radio WABC (770)
Baseball-Reference 1939 New York Yankees

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The 1939 New York Yankees played the 37th season in team history. They finished with a record of 106-45, winning their 11th pennant, finishing 17 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 Cincinnati Reds in 4 games. This marked the first time any team had won four consecutive World Series.

[edit] Awards and Honors

[edit] Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 106 45 .702 --
Boston Red Sox 88 61 .591
Cleveland Indians 86 66 .566 13
Detroit Tigers 84 70 .545 16
Washington Senators 75 76 .497 23½
Chicago White Sox 65 83 .439 32
Philadelphia Athletics 55 97 .362 44
St. Louis Browns 43 111 .279 64½

[edit] World Series

Main article: 1939 World Series

AL New York Yankees (4) vs. NL Cincinnati Reds (0)

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Reds – 1, Yankees – 2 October 4 Yankee Stadium 58,541
2 Reds – 0, Yankees – 4 October 5 Yankee Stadium 59,791
3 Yankees – 7, Reds – 3 October 7 Crosley Field 32,723
4 Yankees – 7, Reds – 4 (10 innings) October 8 Crosley Field 32,794

[edit] Further Reading

  • Lew Freedman: DiMaggio's Yankees: A History of the 1936-1944 Dynasty, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2011. ISBN 978-0-7864-5906-3

Source

  • 'Gary Gillette and Pete Palmer: The Ultimate Yankees Companion'


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