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1942 New York Yankees
1942 AL Champions
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1942 Uniform
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1942 Information
Owner(s) Estate of Jacob Ruppert
Manager(s) Joe McCarthy
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Baseball-Reference 1942 New York Yankees

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[edit] 1942 New York Yankees / Franchise: New York Yankees / BR Team Page

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The New York Yankees' 1942 season was the 40th season for the Yankees in New York and their 42nd overall. The team finished with a record of 103-51, winning their 13th pennant, finishing 9 games ahead of the Boston Red Sox. New York was managed by Joe McCarthy. The Yankees played home games at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they lost to the St. Louis Cardinals in 5 games.

[edit] Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 103 51 .669 --
Boston Red Sox 93 59 .612 9
St. Louis Browns 82 69 .543 19.5
Cleveland Indians 75 79 .487 28
Detroit Tigers 73 81 .474 30
Chicago White Sox 66 82 .446 34
Washington Senators 62 89 .411 39.5
Philadelphia Athletics 55 99 .357 48

[edit] Player stats

[edit] Batting

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Frankie Crosetti 74 285 69 .242 4 23
Bill Dickey 82 268 79 .295 2 37
Joe DiMaggio 154 610 173 .305 21 114
Joe Gordon 147 538 162 .322 18 103
Buddy Hassett 132 538 153 .284 5 48
Tommy Henrich 127 483 129 .267 13 67
Charlie Keller 152 544 159 .292 26 108
Phil Rizzuto 144 553 157 .284 4 68

[edit] Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Mike Chartak 5 5 0 .000 0 0
Roy Cullenbine 21 77 28 .364 2 17
Rollie Hemsley 31 85 25 .294 0 15
Eddie Kearse 11 26 5 .192 0 0
Ed Levy 13 41 5 .122 0 3
Jerry Priddy 59 189 53 .280 2 28
Red Rolfe 69 285 48 .219 8 25
Buddy Rosar 69 209 48 .230 2 34
George Selkirk 42 78 15 .192 0 10
Tuck Stainback 15 10 2 .200 0 0

[edit] Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Tiny Bonham 28 226 21 5 2.27 71
Hank Borowy 25 178.7 15 4 2.52 85
Marv Breuer 27 164.3 8 9 3.07 72
Spud Chandler 24 200.7 16 5 2.38 74
Atley Donald 20 147.7 11 3 3.11 53
Lefty Gomez 13 80 6 4 4.28 41
Red Ruffing 24 193.7 14 7 3.21 80

[edit] Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Mel Queen Sr. 4 5.7 1 0 0.00 0
Marius Russo 9 45.3 4 1 2.78 15
Jim Turner 5 7 1 1 1.29 2

[edit] Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Norm Branch 10 0 1 2 6.32 13
Johnny Lindell 23 2 1 1 3.76 28
Johnny Murphy 31 4 10 11 3.41 24

[edit] World Series

Main article: 1942 World Series

NL St. Louis Cardinals (4) vs. AL New York Yankees (1)

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Yankees – 7, Cardinals – 4 September 30 Sportsman's Park 34,769
2 Yankees – 3, Cardinals – 4 October 1 Sportsman's Park 34,255
3 Cardinals – 2, Yankees – 0 October 3 Yankee Stadium 69,123
4 Cardinals – 9, Yankees – 6 October 4 Yankee Stadium 69,902
5 Cardinals – 4, Yankees – 2 October 5 Yankee Stadium 69,052

[edit] Further Reading

  • Lew Freedman: DiMaggio's Yankees: A History of the 1936-1944 Dynasty, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2011.

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