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1939 New York Yankees

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1938 / 1940

106-45, Finished 1st in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Joe McCarthy (106-45)
Scored 967 runs, Allowed 556 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 111-40

Ballparks: Yankee Stadium I · Attendance: 859,785 (1st of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 99, Pitching - 94 · one-year: Batting - 92, Pitching - 86

Postseason:  Won World Series (4-0) over Cincinnati Reds


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1938 / 1940 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* 32 128 565 480 98 145 23 3 24 105 5 0 77 37 .302 .403 .513 .915 133 246 9 4 4
2 1B Babe Dahlgren 27 144 603 531 71 125 18 6 15 89 2 3 57 54 .235 .312 .377 .689 76 200 15 2 13
3 2B Joe Gordon 24 151 648 567 92 161 32 5 28 111 11 10 75 57 .284 .370 .506 .876 123 287 15 2 4
4 SS Frankie Crosetti 28 152 743 656 109 153 25 5 10 56 11 7 65 81 .233 .315 .332 .647 66 218 11 13 9
5 3B Red Rolfe* 30 152 731 648 139 213 46 10 14 80 7 6 81 41 .329 .404 .495 .899 130 321 6 1 1
6 OF Charlie Keller* 22 111 490 398 87 133 21 6 11 83 6 3 81 49 .334 .447 .500 .947 143 199 4 0 11
7 OF George Selkirk* 31 128 537 418 103 128 17 4 21 101 12 5 103 49 .306 .452 .517 .969 148 216 3 8 8
8 OF Joe DiMaggio 24 120 524 462 108 176 32 6 30 126 3 0 52 20 .381 .448 .671 1.119 184 310 11 4 6
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 Tommy Henrich* 26 99 406 347 64 96 18 4 9 57 7 0 51 23 .277 .371 .429 .800 105 149 4 1 7
10 C Buddy Rosar 24 43 121 105 18 29 5 1 0 12 4 0 13 10 .276 .356 .343 .699 80 36 3 0 3
11 OF Jake Powell 30 31 91 86 12 21 4 1 1 9 1 2 3 8 .244 .270 .349 .619 58 30 1 0 2
12 OF Joe Gallagher 25 14 47 41 8 10 0 1 2 9 1 0 3 8 .244 .311 .439 .750 91 18 0 1 2
13 1B Lou Gehrig* 36 8 33 28 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 1 .143 .273 .143 .416 10 4 2 0 0
14 MI Bill Knickerbocker 27 6 13 13 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .154 .154 .231 .385 -3 3 1 0 0
15 C Arndt Jorgens 34 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 P Red Ruffing 34 44 124 114 12 35 1 0 1 20 1 0 7 18 .307 .347 .342 .689 78 39 1 0 3
17 P Lefty Gomez* 30 26 82 73 3 11 2 0 0 4 0 0 5 22 .151 .205 .178 .383 -1 13 3 0 4
18 P Bump Hadley 34 26 68 62 3 11 2 0 0 3 1 0 4 12 .177 .227 .210 .437 13 13 3 0 2
19 P Atley Donald* 28 24 64 60 7 15 1 1 0 7 0 1 4 15 .250 .297 .300 .597 54 18 1 0 0
20 P Monte Pearson 30 22 63 53 9 17 3 1 0 7 0 0 5 6 .321 .379 .415 .794 104 22 2 0 5
21 P Steve Sundra 29 24 54 49 7 13 5 0 0 6 0 0 3 15 .265 .308 .367 .675 73 18 1 0 2
22 P Oral Hildebrand 32 21 48 44 5 8 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 5 .182 .200 .205 .405 4 9 2 0 3
23 P Marius Russo 24 21 45 41 4 10 0 1 0 9 0 0 2 8 .244 .279 .293 .572 47 12 1 0 2
24 P Johnny Murphy 30 38 15 11 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 .182 .357 .182 .539 42 2 0 0 1
25 P Wes Ferrell 31 3 8 8 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .125 .125 .250 .375 -6 2 0 0 0
26 P Spud Chandler 31 11 6 5 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 .400 .500 .600 1.100 181 3 0 0 0
27 P Marv Breuer 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 27.6 152 6129 5300 967 1521 259 55 166 904 72 37 701 543 .287 .374 .451 .825 111 2388 99 36 92
Rank in 8 AL teams 7 1 2 5 6 1 4 2 1 5 2 1 1 1 1 1
Non-Pitcher Totals 27.3 152 5552 4780 914 1396 242 52 165 840 70 36 666 438 .292 .383 .468 .851 117 2237 85 36 70
Pitcher Totals 30.7 152 577 520 53 125 17 3 1 64 2 1 35 105 .240 .288 .290 .579 49 151 14 0 22
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 34 21 7 .750 2.93 28 28 0 22 5 0 233.1 211 88 76 15 75 95 2 0 3 968 148 3.98 1.226 8.1 0.6 2.9 3.7 1.27
2 SP Lefty Gomez* 30 12 8 .600 3.41 26 26 0 14 2 0 198.0 173 80 75 11 84 102 3 0 3 831 128 3.98 1.298 7.9 0.5 3.8 4.6 1.21
3 SP Bump Hadley 34 12 6 .667 2.98 26 18 6 7 1 2 154.0 132 62 51 10 85 65 3 0 4 658 146 4.69 1.409 7.7 0.6 5.0 3.8 0.76
4 SP Atley Donald 28 13 3 .813 3.71 24 20 2 11 2 1 153.0 144 74 63 12 60 55 0 1 1 657 117 4.45 1.333 8.5 0.7 3.5 3.2 0.92
5 SP Monte Pearson 30 12 5 .706 4.49 22 20 0 8 0 0 146.1 151 77 73 9 70 76 1 0 2 639 97 4.19 1.510 9.3 0.6 4.3 4.7 1.09
6 SP Oral Hildebrand 32 10 4 .714 3.06 21 15 5 7 1 2 126.2 102 44 43 11 41 50 1 0 2 515 143 4.31 1.129 7.2 0.8 2.9 3.6 1.22
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
7 CL Johnny Murphy 30 3 6 .333 4.40 38 0 34 0 0 19 61.1 57 33 30 2 28 30 0 0 0 260 99 3.79 1.386 8.4 0.3 4.1 4.4 1.07
8 RP Steve Sundra 29 11 1 .917 2.76 24 11 8 8 1 0 120.2 110 43 37 7 56 27 0 0 3 521 158 4.67 1.376 8.2 0.5 4.2 2.0 0.48
9 RP Marius Russo* 24 8 3 .727 2.41 21 11 5 9 2 3 116.0 86 37 31 6 41 55 1 0 1 462 181 3.78 1.095 6.7 0.5 3.2 4.3 1.34
10 RP Spud Chandler 31 3 0 1.000 2.84 11 0 5 0 0 0 19.0 26 7 6 0 9 4 0 0 1 90 156 3.97 1.842 12.3 0.0 4.3 1.9 0.44
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
11 Wes Ferrell 31 1 2 .333 4.66 3 3 0 1 0 0 19.1 14 10 10 2 17 6 0 0 1 85 95 6.34 1.603 6.5 0.9 7.9 2.8 0.35
12 Marv Breuer 25 0 0 9.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 65 5.97 3.000 18.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
Team Totals 30.5 106 45 .702 3.31 152 152 65 87 14 27 1348.2 1208 556 496 85 567 565 11 1 21 5692 132 4.24 1.316 8.1 0.6 3.8 3.8 1.00
Rank in 8 AL teams 1 8 1 1 1 1 7 1 1 1 4 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
Marv Breuer 25 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Spud Chandler 31 11 0 0 8 1 7 0 0 1.000 0.73 P
Frankie Crosetti 28 152 152 150 809 323 460 26 118 .968 5.15 SS
Babe Dahlgren 27 144 144 143 1384 1303 68 13 140 .991 9.52 1B
Bill Dickey 32 126 125 115 635 571 57 7 8 .989 4.98 6 36 27 43% 37% C
Joe DiMaggio 24 117 117 113 346 328 13 5 2 .986 2.91 OF
Atley Donald 28 24 20 11 25 3 22 0 2 1.000 1.04 P
Wes Ferrell 31 3 3 1 4 0 4 0 0 1.000 1.33 P
Joe Gallagher 25 12 12 9 19 18 1 0 0 1.000 1.58 OF
Lou Gehrig 36 8 8 8 70 64 4 2 5 .971 8.50 1B
Lefty Gomez 30 26 26 14 36 2 33 1 0 .972 1.35 P
Joe Gordon 24 151 151 150 859 370 461 28 116 .967 5.50 2B
Bump Hadley 34 26 18 7 47 8 35 4 4 .915 1.65 P
Tommy Henrich 26 88 83 80 216 207 7 2 1 .991 2.40 OF-1B
Oral Hildebrand 32 21 15 7 24 5 18 1 1 .958 1.10 P
Arndt Jorgens 34 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 0 0 0 C
Charlie Keller 22 105 102 102 225 213 5 7 1 .969 2.08 OF
Bill Knickerbocker 27 4 1 1 18 6 12 0 1 1.000 4.50 SS-2B
Johnny Murphy 30 38 0 0 16 3 12 1 1 .938 0.39 P
Monte Pearson 30 22 20 8 32 3 29 0 5 1.000 1.45 P
Jake Powell 30 23 20 17 58 56 1 1 0 .983 2.48 OF
Red Rolfe 30 152 152 152 452 151 282 19 22 .958 2.85 3B
Buddy Rosar 24 35 27 26 150 137 10 3 1 .980 4.20 2 14 5 26% 37% C
Red Ruffing 34 28 28 22 42 8 32 2 2 .952 1.43 P
Marius Russo 24 21 11 9 34 7 26 1 6 .971 1.57 P
George Selkirk 31 124 122 119 261 254 4 3 1 .989 2.08 OF
Steve Sundra 29 24 11 8 29 2 27 0 1 1.000 1.21 P
Team Totals 27.8 152 1368 1272 5802 4045 1631 126 159 .978 3.81 8 50 32 39% 37%
Rank in 8 AL teams 1 1
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
Marv Breuer 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $3,000 /1
Spud Chandler 31 11 6 1 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .511 .501 0.1 0.0 1 $7,000 1
Frankie Crosetti 28 152 743 -33 -0 0 22 10 -2 -0.2 24 22 2.1 .499 .499 0.0 3.0 0 $15,000 Traded *6
Babe Dahlgren 27 144 603 -21 -0 0 2 -7 -26 -2.4 22 -4 -0.4 .483 .485 -0.6 -0.4 -6 $6,000 Purchased *3
Bill Dickey* 32 128 565 27 2 0 2 4 34 3.2 20 55 5.1 .525 .519 4.8 0.6 53 $23,000 Purchased *2
Joe DiMaggio 24 120 524 59 1 0 11 -1 70 6.3 19 89 8.1 .553 .539 7.0 0.9 78 $27,500 Traded *8O
Atley Donald* 28 24 64 -5 -0 0 0 7 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .508 .501 0.2 0.0 2 $3,600 1
Wes Ferrell 31 3 8 -1 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .485 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 $12,000 Free Agency /1
Joe Gallagher 25 14 47 -1 0 0 0 -1 -1 -0.1 2 0 0.0 .491 .499 0.0 -0.1 0 $3,000 O9
Lou Gehrig* 36 8 33 -4 0 0 0 -0 -4 -0.4 1 -3 -0.3 .453 .498 -0.3 -0.0 -3 $36,000 Free Agency /3
Lefty Gomez* 30 26 82 -12 0 0 0 9 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .488 .498 -0.3 0.0 -3 $20,000 Purchased 1
Joe Gordon 24 151 648 19 -2 0 21 6 44 4.1 23 67 6.3 .527 .525 4.2 2.6 46 $10,000 Amateur Free Agent *4
Bump Hadley 34 26 68 -9 0 0 0 7 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .497 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $8,000 Traded 1
Tommy Henrich* 26 99 406 4 2 0 7 -3 10 1.0 15 25 2.3 .510 .506 1.7 0.4 18 $10,000 Free Agency O98/37
Oral Hildebrand 32 21 48 -7 0 0 0 5 -2 -0.1 0 -2 -0.1 .493 .499 -0.1 0.0 -2 $9,000 Traded 1
Arndt Jorgens 34 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $7,000 Purchased /2
Charlie Keller* 22 111 490 31 0 0 6 -5 32 2.9 18 50 4.6 .526 .518 4.0 0.1 44 $6,000 Amateur Free Agent *O97
Bill Knickerbocker 27 6 13 -2 0 0 1 0 -1 -0.1 0 -0 -0.0 .488 .500 -0.1 0.1 -1 $9,000 Traded /46
Johnny Murphy 30 38 15 -1 0 0 0 2 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .502 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $12,000 Traded 1
Monte Pearson 30 22 63 0 0 0 0 7 7 0.7 0 7 0.7 .530 .504 0.7 0.0 7 $13,500 Traded 1
Jake Powell 30 31 91 -6 -1 0 2 -1 -6 -0.5 3 -2 -0.2 .483 .497 -0.4 0.1 -4 $8,000 Traded O7/98
Red Rolfe* 30 152 731 32 -1 0 7 2 40 3.6 24 64 5.9 .524 .522 5.2 0.8 57 $15,000 *5
Buddy Rosar 24 43 121 -3 1 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 4 4 0.3 .498 .500 0.3 0.1 4 $5,000 Amateur Free Agent 2
Red Ruffing 34 44 124 -4 0 0 0 14 10 0.9 0 10 0.9 .521 .506 0.9 0.0 10 $23,000 Traded 1
Marius Russo 24 21 45 -4 0 0 0 5 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .506 .501 0.1 0.0 1 $3,600 1
George Selkirk* 31 128 537 38 1 0 7 -6 39 3.6 19 58 5.4 .528 .522 4.7 0.2 52 $10,000 *O79
Steve Sundra 29 24 54 -3 0 0 0 6 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .513 .502 0.3 0.0 3 $4,000 Traded 1
Team Total 27.6 1551 6129 96 3 0 88 63 249 22.8 194 444 41.1 .515 .511 32.5 8.7 355 $309,200
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
Marv Breuer 25 1.0 1 0 1 9.00 5.46 0.87 0.00 92.0 4.22 -1 -0.0 1.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0 .452 .500 $3,000
Spud Chandler 31 19.0 11 0 7 3.32 5.17 0.72 0.00 94.2 4.19 2 0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.3 4 .514 .501 $7,000
Atley Donald 28 153.0 24 20 74 4.35 5.01 0.61 0.00 96.1 4.22 -4 -0.3 1.0 -0.1 1.1 16 .486 .498 $3,600
Wes Ferrell 31 19.1 3 3 10 4.66 4.92 0.55 0.00 100.7 4.40 -1 -0.1 -0.0 0.1 2 .478 .500 $12,000 Free Agency
Lefty Gomez* 30 198.0 26 26 80 3.64 5.17 0.57 0.00 93.6 4.31 13 1.2 -0.1 3.0 38 .548 .508 $20,000 Purchased
Bump Hadley 34 154.0 26 18 62 3.62 5.10 0.57 0.00 97.2 4.40 12 1.1 1.0 -0.1 2.6 31 .544 .507 $8,000 Traded
Oral Hildebrand 32 126.2 21 15 44 3.13 5.01 0.58 0.00 92.8 4.11 13 1.2 1.0 -0.1 2.4 29 .558 .508 $9,000 Traded
Johnny Murphy 30 61.1 38 0 33 4.84 5.20 0.58 0.00 97.9 4.53 -3 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 0.3 5 .493 .498 $12,000 Traded
Monte Pearson 30 146.1 22 20 77 4.74 5.09 0.59 0.00 96.5 4.34 -8 -0.7 1.0 -0.1 0.6 11 .468 .496 $13,500 Traded
Red Ruffing 34 233.1 28 28 88 3.39 5.09 0.59 0.00 97.5 4.39 23 2.3 -0.2 4.4 53 .582 .514 $23,000 Traded
Marius Russo* 24 116.0 21 11 37 2.87 5.15 0.55 0.00 95.2 4.38 18 1.8 1.0 -0.1 2.9 33 .586 .511 $3,600
Steve Sundra 29 120.2 24 11 43 3.21 5.09 0.63 0.00 96.3 4.29 13 1.3 1.0 -0.1 2.4 29 .554 .508 $4,000 Traded
Team Total 30.5 1348.2 245 152 556 3.71 5.10 0.59 0.00 95.9 4.32 79 7.7 1.0 -0.9 20.1 248 .531 .505 $118,700
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1938 / 1940 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics