1940 New York Yankees

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1940 New York Yankees
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Major league affiliations
1940 Uniform
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Location
1940 Information
Owner(s) Estate of Jacob Ruppert
Manager(s) Joe McCarthy
Local television none
Local radio none
Baseball-Reference 1940 New York Yankees

1940 New York Yankees / Franchise: New York Yankees / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 88-66 Finished 3rd in American League (1940 AL)

Managed by Joe McCarthy

Coaches: Earle Combs, Art Fletcher and Johnny Schulte

Ballpark: Yankee Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 1940 New York Yankees played the team's 38th season. They finished with a record of 88-66, 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.

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Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Detroit Tigers 90 64 .584 --
Cleveland Indians 89 65 .578 1
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
Washington Senators 64 90 .416 26
Philadelphia Athletics 54 100 .351 36

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