1940 New York Yankees
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| 1940 New York Yankees |
|Major league affiliations|
|Owner(s)||Estate of Jacob Ruppert|
|Baseball-Reference||1940 New York Yankees|
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The New York Yankees' 1940 season was the 38th season for the Yankees. The team finished with a record of 88-66, finishing in third place 2 games behind the American League champion Detroit Tigers. New York was managed by Joe McCarthy. Games were played at Yankee Stadium.
 Season standings
|New York Yankees||88||66||.571||2|
|Boston Red Sox||82||72||.532||8|
|Chicago White Sox||82||72||.532||8|
|St. Louis Browns||67||87||.435||23|
 Further Reading
- Lew Freedman: DiMaggio's Yankees: A History of the 1936-1944 Dynasty, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2011.