1947 New York Yankees

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1947 New York Yankees
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Major league affiliations
1947 Uniform
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1947 Information
Owner(s) Larry MacPhail, Dan Topping, and Del Webb
Manager(s) Bucky Harris
Local television none
Local radio none
Baseball-Reference 1947 New York Yankees

1947 New York Yankees / Franchise: New York Yankees / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 97-57-1 Finished 1st in American League (1947 AL)

Clinched Pennant: September 13, 1947, vs. Detroit Tigers

World Series Champs

Managed by Bucky Harris

Coaches: Red Corriden, Frankie Crosetti, Chuck Dressen and Johnny Schulte

Ballpark: Yankee Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 1947 New York Yankees played the 45th season in team history. They finished with a record of 97-57, winning their 15th pennant, finishing 12 games ahead of the Detroit Tigers. New York was managed by Bucky Harris. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers in 7 games.

Season summary[edit]

The 1947 Yankees, led by MVP Joe DiMaggio, won the AL Pennant by 12 games over the Detroit Tigers. They played the Brooklyn Dodgers in the World Series and win a closely-fought seven-game series that featured memorable moments like Cookie Lavagetto's walk-off double breaking a potential no-hitter by Bill Bevens in Game 4, and Al Gionfriddo's famous catch that robbed DiMaggio of a potential home run.

Awards and Honors[edit]

World Series[edit]

Main article: 1947 World Series

AL New York Yankees (4) vs. NL Brooklyn Dodgers (3)

Game Score Date Attendance
1 New York 5, Brooklyn 3 September 30 73,365
2 New York 10, Brooklyn 3 October 1 69,865
3 Brooklyn 9, New York 8 October 2 33,098
4 Brooklyn 3, New York 2 October 3 33,443
5 New York 2, Brooklyn 1 October 4 34,379
6 Brooklyn 8, New York 6 October 5 74,065
7 New York 5, Brooklyn 2 October 6 71,548

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