1936 New York Yankees season

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1936 New York Yankees
Joe DiMaggio's Yankee Debut
1936 American League Champions
1936 World Series Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Jacob Ruppert
Manager(s) Joe McCarthy
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The 1936 New York Yankees season was the team's 34th season in New York and its 36th season overall. The team finished with a record of 102-51, winning their 8th pennant, finishing 19.5 games ahead of the Detroit Tigers. New York was managed by Joe McCarthy. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they beat the New York Giants in 6 games.

Offseason[edit]

  • Prior to 1936 season: Billy Johnson was signed as an amateur free agent by the Yankees.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 102 51 .667 --
Detroit Tigers 83 71 .539 19½
Washington Senators 82 71 .536 20
Chicago White Sox 81 70 .536 20
Cleveland Indians 80 74 .519 22½
Boston Red Sox 74 80 .481 28½
St. Louis Browns 57 95 .375 44½
Philadelphia Athletics 53 100 .346 49

Roster[edit]

1936 New York Yankees
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Dickey, BillBill Dickey 112 423 153 .362 22 107
1B Gehrig, LouLou Gehrig 155 579 205 .354 49 152
2B Lazzeri, TonyTony Lazzeri 150 537 154 .287 14 109
3B Rolfe, RedRed Rolfe 135 568 181 .319 10 70
SS Crosetti, FrankieFrankie Crosetti 151 632 182 .288 15 78
OF DiMaggio, JoeJoe DiMaggio 138 637 206 .323 29 125
OF Selkirk, GeorgeGeorge Selkirk 137 493 152 .307 18 107
OF Powell, JakeJake Powell 87 328 99 .302 7 48

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Hoag, MyrilMyril Hoag 45 156 47 .301 3 34
Johnson, RoyRoy Johnson 63 147 39 .265 1 19
Chapman, BenBen Chapman 36 139 37 .266 1 21
Glenn, JoeJoe Glenn 44 129 35 .271 1 20
Saltzgaver, JackJack Saltzgaver 34 90 19 .211 1 13
Jorgens, ArtArt Jorgens 31 66 18 .273 0 5
Heffner, DonDon Heffner 19 48 11 .229 0 6
Seeds, BobBob Seeds 13 42 11 .462 4 10
Walker, DixieDixie Walker 6 20 7 .350 1 5

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Ruffing, RedRed Ruffing 33 271 20 12 3.85 102
Pearson, MonteMonte Pearson 33 223 19 7 3.71 118
Gomez, LeftyLefty Gomez 31 188.2 13 7 4.39 105
Broaca, JohnnyJohnny Broaca 37 206 12 7 4.24 84

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Hadley, BumpBump Hadley 31 173.2 14 4 4.35 74
Malone, PatPat Malone 35 134.2 12 4 3.81 72
Murphy, JohnnyJohnny Murphy 27 88 9 3 3.38 34
Brown, JumboJumbo Brown 20 64 1 4 5.91 19

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Kleinhans, TedTed Kleinhans 19 1 1 1 5.81 10
Wicker, KempKemp Wicker 7 1 2 0 7.65 5
Sundra, SteveSteve Sundra 1 0 0 0 0.00 1

1936 World Series[edit]

Main article: 1936 World Series
Game Date Visitor Score Home Score Record

(NYY-NYG)

Attendance
1 September 30 New York Yankees 1 New York Giants 6 0-1 39,419
2 October 2 New York Yankees 18 New York Giants 4 1-1 43,543
3 October 3 New York Giants 1 New York Yankees 2 2-1 64,482
4 October 4 New York Giants 2 New York Yankees 5 3-1 66,669
5 October 5 New York Yankees 4 New York Giants 5 3-2 50,024
6 October 6 New York Yankees 13 New York Giants 5 4-2 38,427
New York Yankees win 4-2

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Kansas City Blues American Association Dutch Zwilling
AA Newark Bears International League Ossie Vitt
AA Oakland Oaks Pacific Coast League Billy Meyer
A Binghamton Triplets New York-Pennsylvania League Bill Skiff
B Norfolk Tars Piedmont League Johnny Neun
C Akron Yankees Middle Atlantic League Nick Allen
C Joplin Miners Western Association Benny Bengough
D Rogers Lions Arkansas-Missouri League Doc Ledbetter and Bud Stapleton
D Bassett Furniture Makers Bi-State League Lefty Jenkins

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Norfolk, Bassett[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Billy Johnson page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Joe DiMaggio page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ 2 Grand Slams In 1 Game by Baseball Almanac
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

References[edit]

Preceded by
Detroit Tigers
1935
American League Champions
New York Yankees

1936
Succeeded by
New York Yankees
1937