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1923 New York Yankees

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1923 New York Yankees
Major league affiliations
1923 Uniform
1923 Information
Owner(s) Jacob Ruppert and Tillinghast L'Hommedieu Huston
Manager(s) Miller Huggins
Local television none
Local radio none
Baseball-Reference 1923 New York Yankees

Record: 98-54. Finished 1st in American League (1923 AL)

World Series Champs

Managed by Miller Huggins

Coach: Charley O'Leary

Ballpark: Yankee Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

Yankee dugout, Apr. 25, 1923. Players in and in front of dugout

The 1923 New York Yankees played their 23rd season as a franchise and 21st season in New York. Manager Miller Huggins led the team to their third straight pennant with a 98-54 record, 16 games ahead of the second-place Detroit Tigers. The Yankees moved into the now famous Yankee Stadium. In the 1923 World Series, they avenged their 1921 and 1922 losses by defeating the New York Giants in 6 games, 4 games to 2.

Awards and Honors[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 98 54 .645 --
Detroit Tigers 83 71 .539 16
Cleveland Indians 82 71 .536 16½
Washington Senators 75 78 .490 23½
St. Louis Browns 74 78 .487 24
Philadelphia Athletics 69 83 .454 29
Chicago White Sox 69 85 .448 30
Boston Red Sox 61 91 .401 37

Further Reading[edit]

  • Ronald A. Mayer: The 1923 New York Yankees: A History of Their First World Championship Season, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2010.
  • Gary Sarnoff: The First Yankees Dynasty: Babe Ruth, Miller Huggins and the Bronx Bombers of the 1920s, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2014. ISBN 978-0-7864-4966-8

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