1966 New York Yankees
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| 1966 New York Yankees |
|Major league affiliations|
|Manager(s)||Johnny Keane and Ralph Houk|
|Baseball-Reference||1966 New York Yankees|
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The New York Yankees' 1966 season was the 64th season for the Yankees. The team finished with a record of 70-89, finishing 26.5 games behind the Baltimore Orioles. New York was managed by Johnny Keane and Ralph Houk. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium.
It was a "strong" tenth because their Pythagorean predicted a 79-83 finish, nine games better than they did. Although they were tenth, they were fifth in the league in runs scored, and fifth best in runs allowed.
 Further Reading
- Jack Mann: The Decline and Fall of the New York Yankees, Simon and Schuster, New York, NY, 1967.
- David Surdam: "The Best Last-Place Team Ever? The 1966 Yankees Didn't Know How to Finish Last", in The Baseball Research Journal, SABR, Number 31, 2003, pp. 80-82.