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1938 New York Yankees

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1937 / 1939

99-53, Finished 1st in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Joe McCarthy (99-53)
Scored 966 runs, Allowed 710 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 97-55

Ballparks: Yankee Stadium I · Attendance: 970,916 (1st of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 95 · one-year: Batting - 106, Pitching - 102

Postseason:  Won World Series (4-0) over Chicago Cubs


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1937 / 1939 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C Bill Dickey* 31 132 533 454 84 142 27 4 27 115 3 0 75 22 .313 .412 .568 .981 143 258 2 1
2 1B Lou Gehrig* 35 157 689 576 115 170 32 6 29 114 6 1 107 75 .295 .410 .523 .932 132 301 5 1
3 2B Joe Gordon 23 127 520 458 83 117 24 7 25 97 11 3 56 72 .255 .340 .502 .843 108 230 3 3
4 SS Frankie Crosetti 27 157 757 631 113 166 35 3 9 55 27 12 106 97 .263 .382 .371 .752 89 234 15 5
5 3B Red Rolfe* 29 151 715 631 132 196 36 8 10 80 13 1 74 44 .311 .386 .441 .826 106 278 3 6
6 OF George Selkirk* 30 99 406 335 58 85 12 5 10 62 9 4 68 52 .254 .384 .409 .793 99 137 3 1
7 OF Tommy Henrich* 25 131 575 471 109 127 24 7 22 91 6 2 92 32 .270 .391 .490 .882 119 231 2 10
8 OF Joe DiMaggio 23 145 660 599 129 194 32 13 32 140 6 1 59 21 .324 .386 .581 .967 139 348 2 0
Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 OF Myril Hoag 30 85 298 267 28 74 14 3 0 48 4 3 25 31 .277 .344 .352 .696 75 94 2 4
10 OF Jake Powell 29 45 183 164 27 42 12 1 2 20 3 1 15 20 .256 .326 .378 .704 76 62 2 2
11 2B Bill Knickerbocker 26 46 143 128 15 32 8 3 1 21 0 0 11 10 .250 .309 .383 .692 72 49 0 4
12 C Joe Glenn 29 41 133 123 10 32 7 2 0 25 1 0 10 14 .260 .316 .350 .665 66 43 0 0
13 CI Babe Dahlgren 26 27 44 43 8 8 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 7 .186 .205 .209 .414 4 9 0 0
14 C Arndt Jorgens 33 9 21 17 3 4 2 0 0 2 0 0 3 3 .235 .350 .353 .703 76 6 0 1
Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
15 P Red Ruffing 33 45 125 107 12 24 4 1 3 17 0 0 17 21 .224 .331 .364 .695 74 39 0 1
16 P Lefty Gomez* 29 32 99 86 5 13 2 0 0 7 0 0 4 18 .151 .189 .174 .363 -8 15 0 9
17 P Monte Pearson 29 28 86 76 8 13 4 0 0 6 1 0 7 7 .171 .241 .224 .465 17 17 0 3
18 P Spud Chandler 30 23 73 69 10 14 1 0 3 4 0 0 1 23 .203 .214 .348 .562 39 24 0 3
19 P Bump Hadley 33 29 68 54 3 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 11 15 .093 .246 .093 .339 -12 5 0 3
20 P Steve Sundra 28 25 38 33 4 6 1 0 1 2 0 0 3 12 .182 .250 .303 .553 38 10 0 2
21 P Johnny Murphy 29 32 35 32 4 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 13 .063 .091 .094 .185 -54 3 0 2
22 P Joe Beggs 27 14 21 20 2 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 .250 .286 .300 .586 47 6 0 0
23 P Ivy Andrews 31 19 13 12 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 .167 .231 .167 .397 1 2 0 0
24 P Wes Ferrell 30 5 13 12 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .167 .231 .250 .481 20 3 0 0
25 P Atley Donald* 27 2 6 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 -16 1 0 0
26 P Joe Vance 32 4 4 4 1 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .750 .750 1.250 2.000 392 5 0 0
27 P Lee Stine 24 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 151 1 0 0
28 P Kemp Wicker 31 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 28.3 157 6260 5410 966 1480 283 63 174 918 91 28 749 617 .274 .366 .446 .812 102 2411 39 61
Rank in 8 AL teams 2 1 5 3 3 1 1 1 1 8 6 2 1 1 1 1
Non-Pitcher Totals 28.0 157 5677 4897 914 1389 266 62 167 871 89 28 702 500 .284 .378 .466 .843 110 2280 39 38
Pitcher Totals 30.4 157 583 513 52 91 17 1 7 47 2 0 47 117 .177 .246 .255 .502 26 131 0 23
Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Red Ruffing 33 21 7 .750 3.31 31 31 0 22 3 0 247.1 246 104 91 16 82 127 0 1 1 1043 138 3.73 1.326 9.0 0.6 3.0 4.6 1.55
2 SP Lefty Gomez* 29 18 12 .600 3.35 32 32 0 20 4 0 239.0 239 110 89 7 99 129 1 0 5 1034 136 3.48 1.414 9.0 0.3 3.7 4.9 1.30
3 SP Monte Pearson 29 16 7 .696 3.97 28 27 1 17 1 0 202.0 198 107 89 12 113 98 0 1 9 888 115 4.40 1.540 8.8 0.5 5.0 4.4 0.87
4 SP Spud Chandler 30 14 5 .737 4.03 23 23 0 14 2 0 172.0 183 86 77 7 47 36 2 1 0 737 113 3.89 1.337 9.6 0.4 2.5 1.9 0.77
5 SP Bump Hadley 33 9 8 .529 3.60 29 17 5 8 1 1 167.1 165 79 67 13 66 61 3 0 6 728 127 4.44 1.380 8.9 0.7 3.5 3.3 0.92
Rk Pos Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
6 CL Johnny Murphy 29 8 2 .800 4.24 32 2 26 1 0 11 91.1 90 47 43 5 41 43 1 0 0 398 108 4.07 1.434 8.9 0.5 4.0 4.2 1.05
7 RP Steve Sundra 28 6 4 .600 4.80 25 8 15 3 0 0 93.2 107 61 50 7 43 33 0 0 4 416 95 4.57 1.601 10.3 0.7 4.1 3.2 0.77
8 RP Joe Beggs 27 3 2 .600 5.40 14 9 3 4 0 0 58.1 69 41 35 7 20 8 0 1 0 257 85 5.24 1.526 10.6 1.1 3.1 1.2 0.40
9 RP Ivy Andrews 31 1 3 .250 3.00 19 1 12 1 0 1 48.0 51 25 16 3 17 13 0 0 0 210 153 4.26 1.417 9.6 0.6 3.2 2.4 0.76
Rk Pos Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
10 Wes Ferrell 30 2 2 .500 8.10 5 4 1 1 0 0 30.0 52 33 27 6 18 7 0 0 2 154 57 6.86 2.333 15.6 1.8 5.4 2.1 0.39
11 Atley Donald 27 0 1 .000 5.25 2 2 0 0 0 0 12.0 7 8 7 0 14 6 1 0 1 55 89 5.67 1.750 5.3 0.0 10.5 4.5 0.43
12 Joe Vance 32 0 0 7.15 3 1 1 0 0 0 11.1 20 9 9 2 4 2 0 0 0 54 66 5.92 2.118 15.9 1.6 3.2 1.6 0.50
13 Lee Stine 24 0 0 1.04 4 0 2 0 0 0 8.2 9 1 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 29 455 2.35 1.154 9.3 0.0 1.0 4.2 4.00
14 Kemp Wicker* 31 1 0 1.000 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 5.92 1.000 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
Team Totals 30.2 99 53 .651 3.91 157 157 66 91 11 13 1382.0 1436 711 601 85 566 567 8 4 28 6007 117 4.15 1.449 9.4 0.6 3.7 3.7 1.00
Rank in 8 AL teams 1 8 1 1 1 3 1 2 1 1 1 3 3
Rk Pos Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
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Team Fielding--Totals

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Name Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Ivy Andrews 31 19 1 1 13 3 10 0 0 1.000 0.68 P
Joe Beggs 27 14 9 4 20 1 19 0 4 1.000 1.43 P
Spud Chandler 30 23 23 14 68 18 50 0 3 1.000 2.96 P
Frankie Crosetti 27 157 157 154 905 352 506 47 120 .948 5.46 SS
Babe Dahlgren 26 14 6 6 51 37 10 4 2 .922 3.36 3B-1B
Bill Dickey 31 126 126 110 600 518 74 8 7 .987 4.70 7 35 31 47% 38% C
Joe DiMaggio 23 145 145 144 401 366 20 15 4 .963 2.66 OF
Atley Donald 27 2 2 0 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 2.50 P
Wes Ferrell 30 5 4 1 12 2 9 1 3 .917 2.20 P
Lou Gehrig 35 157 157 151 1597 1483 100 14 157 .991 10.08 1B
Joe Glenn 29 40 28 28 153 134 15 4 3 .974 3.73 4 15 4 21% 38% C
Lefty Gomez 29 32 32 20 64 12 51 1 5 .984 1.97 P
Joe Gordon 23 126 126 123 771 290 450 31 98 .960 5.87 2B
Bump Hadley 33 29 17 8 57 17 40 0 3 1.000 1.97 P
Tommy Henrich 25 130 126 123 257 239 14 4 1 .984 1.95 OF
Myril Hoag 30 70 65 59 142 132 5 5 3 .965 1.96 OF
Arndt Jorgens 33 8 3 2 26 18 6 2 0 .923 3.00 0 4 2 33% 38% C
Bill Knickerbocker 26 37 31 31 174 82 89 3 25 .983 4.62 2B-SS
Johnny Murphy 29 32 2 1 29 7 21 1 0 .966 0.88 P
Monte Pearson 29 28 27 17 53 11 40 2 8 .962 1.82 P
Jake Powell 29 43 41 39 89 86 1 2 0 .978 2.02 OF
Red Rolfe 29 151 151 149 464 151 294 19 26 .959 2.95 3B
Red Ruffing 33 31 31 22 45 11 34 0 2 1.000 1.45 P
George Selkirk 30 95 94 91 188 176 7 5 3 .973 1.93 OF
Lee Stine 24 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.25 P
Steve Sundra 28 25 8 3 26 0 25 1 2 .962 1.00 P
Joe Vance 32 3 1 0 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Kemp Wicker 31 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 P
Team Totals 28.4 157 1413 1301 6214 4147 1898 169 177 .973 3.91 11 54 37 41% 38%
Rank in 8 AL teams 4 4
Name Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Name Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Ivy Andrews 31 19 13 -2 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .498 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $6,500 Purchased 1
Joe Beggs 27 14 21 -2 0 0 0 2 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .505 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $3,600 1
Spud Chandler 30 23 73 -8 0 0 0 8 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $4,200 1
Frankie Crosetti 27 157 757 -7 0 0 8 10 12 1.1 25 37 3.5 .507 .507 2.7 1.8 29 $14,000 Traded *6
Babe Dahlgren 26 27 44 -7 0 0 -2 -0 -9 -0.8 2 -7 -0.7 .470 .495 -0.5 -0.2 -5 $6,000 Purchased /53
Bill Dickey* 31 132 533 32 1 0 0 4 37 3.4 19 56 5.1 .525 .520 5.1 0.5 57 $20,000 Purchased *2
Joe DiMaggio 23 145 660 34 1 0 2 -1 36 3.3 23 59 5.4 .522 .520 5.2 0.1 57 $25,000 Traded *8O
Atley Donald* 27 2 6 -1 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .484 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $3,600 /1
Wes Ferrell 30 5 13 -2 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .497 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $16,000 Free Agency /1
Lou Gehrig* 35 157 689 30 1 0 -2 -7 22 2.0 25 47 4.3 .513 .512 4.5 -0.8 49 $31,000 Free Agency *3
Joe Glenn 29 41 133 -7 0 0 -1 1 -6 -0.6 5 -2 -0.1 .486 .497 -0.0 0.0 -1 $8,000 2
Lefty Gomez* 29 32 99 -17 0 0 0 11 -5 -0.5 0 -5 -0.5 .485 .497 -0.5 0.0 -5 $20,000 Purchased 1
Joe Gordon 23 127 520 1 1 0 9 5 16 1.5 19 35 3.2 .512 .509 2.4 1.3 26 $6,500 Amateur Free Agent *4
Bump Hadley 33 29 68 -10 0 0 0 8 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .493 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $8,000 Traded 1
Tommy Henrich* 25 131 575 16 1 0 4 -6 15 1.4 21 36 3.3 .510 .508 2.9 -0.1 32 $8,500 Free Agency *O9
Myril Hoag 30 85 298 -10 -0 0 0 -3 -14 -1.2 11 -3 -0.2 .485 .492 -0.2 -0.2 -3 $9,000 O798
Arndt Jorgens 33 9 21 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 1 0 0.0 .495 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $7,000 Purchased /2
Bill Knickerbocker 26 46 143 -6 0 0 0 1 -4 -0.4 5 1 0.1 .491 .497 0.1 0.2 1 Traded 4/6
Johnny Murphy 29 32 35 -9 0 0 0 4 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.4 .487 .497 -0.4 0.0 -4 $11,000 Traded 1
Monte Pearson 29 28 86 -10 0 0 0 10 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $10,000 Traded 1
Jake Powell 29 45 183 -7 0 0 0 -2 -8 -0.7 7 -2 -0.1 .483 .495 -0.1 -0.2 -2 $8,000 Traded O7/98
Red Rolfe* 29 151 715 9 3 0 3 2 17 1.6 24 41 3.8 .510 .509 3.5 0.5 38 $13,500 *5
Red Ruffing 33 45 125 -5 0 0 0 14 10 0.9 0 10 0.9 .519 .505 0.9 0.0 10 $19,000 Traded 1
George Selkirk* 30 99 406 1 0 0 0 -4 -3 -0.3 15 11 1.1 .497 .498 1.0 -0.3 11 $12,000 O7/9
Lee Stine 24 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .509 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $3,600 Purchased /1
Steve Sundra 28 25 38 -4 0 0 0 4 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $3,500 Traded 1
Joe Vance 32 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .548 .501 0.2 0.0 2 /1
Kemp Wicker 31 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $4,000 /1
Team Total 28.3 1615 6260 12 11 0 21 67 111 10.3 199 310 28.7 .506 .507 26.5 2.8 289 $281,500
Name Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Ivy Andrews 31 48.0 19 1 25 4.69 5.31 0.15 0.00 97.9 5.06 1 0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.6 8 .507 .501 $6,500 Purchased
Joe Beggs 27 58.1 14 9 41 6.33 5.14 0.15 0.00 97.3 4.85 -10 -0.9 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -3 .438 .495 $3,600
Spud Chandler 30 172.0 23 23 86 4.50 5.26 0.15 0.00 95.6 4.88 5 0.5 -0.1 2.1 28 .522 .503 $4,200
Atley Donald 27 12.0 2 2 8 6.00 5.93 0.11 0.00 98.4 5.72 -1 -0.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .478 .500 $3,600
Wes Ferrell 30 30.0 5 4 33 9.90 5.51 0.16 0.00 92.5 4.95 -17 -1.2 1.0 -0.0 -0.9 -13 .265 .493 $16,000 Free Agency
Lefty Gomez* 29 239.0 32 32 110 4.14 5.52 0.13 0.00 95.8 5.16 24 2.3 -0.1 4.5 56 .572 .514 $20,000 Purchased
Bump Hadley 33 167.1 29 17 79 4.25 5.39 0.14 0.00 94.8 4.98 12 1.1 1.0 -0.1 2.7 34 .538 .507 $8,000 Traded
Johnny Murphy 29 91.1 32 2 47 4.63 5.45 0.13 0.00 97.6 5.19 5 0.4 1.0 -0.0 1.3 17 .513 .503 $11,000 Traded
Monte Pearson 29 202.0 28 27 107 4.77 5.29 0.13 0.00 97.2 5.02 3 0.3 1.0 -0.1 2.2 30 .511 .502 $10,000 Traded
Red Ruffing 33 247.1 31 31 104 3.78 5.40 0.13 0.00 95.2 5.02 31 3.0 -0.1 5.3 64 .596 .518 $19,000 Traded
Lee Stine 24 8.2 4 0 1 1.04 5.72 0.11 0.00 94.4 5.30 4 0.4 1.0 -0.0 0.5 5 .596 .502 $3,600 Purchased
Steve Sundra 28 93.2 25 8 61 5.86 5.29 0.14 0.00 94.8 4.89 -11 -1.0 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 1 .461 .494 $3,500 Traded
Joe Vance 32 11.1 3 1 9 7.15 5.46 0.16 0.00 102.3 5.43 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .435 .499
Kemp Wicker* 31 1.0 1 0 0 0.00 5.79 0.12 0.00 90.0 5.10 1 0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .552 .500 $4,000
Team Total 30.2 1382.0 248 157 711 4.63 5.38 0.14 0.00 95.9 5.03 46 4.9 1.0 -0.7 17.8 228 .520 .505 $113,000
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1937 / 1939 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics