1942 New York Yankees season

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1942 New York Yankees
1942 AL Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Estate of Jacob Ruppert
Manager(s) Joe McCarthy
Local radio WOR (AM)
(Mel Allen, Connie Desmond)
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The 1942 New York Yankees season was the team's 40th season in New York and its 42nd overall. The team finished with a record of 103-51, winning their 13th pennant, finishing 9 games ahead of the Boston Red Sox. New York was managed by Joe McCarthy. The Yankees played home games at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they lost to the St. Louis Cardinals in 5 games.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 103 51 .669 --
Boston Red Sox 93 59 .612 9
St. Louis Browns 82 69 .543 19.5
Cleveland Indians 75 79 .487 28
Detroit Tigers 73 81 .474 30
Chicago White Sox 66 82 .446 34
Washington Senators 62 89 .411 39.5
Philadelphia Athletics 55 99 .357 48

Roster[edit]

1942 New York Yankees
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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 82 268 79 .295 2 37
1B Hassett, BuddyBuddy Hassett 132 538 153 .284 5 48
2B Gordon, JoeJoe Gordon 155 538 162 .322 18 103
3B Crosetti, FrankieFrankie Crosetti 74 285 69 .242 4 23
SS Rizzuto, PhilPhil Rizzuto 144 553 157 .284 4 68
OF DiMaggio, JoeJoe DiMaggio 154 610 173 .305 21 114
OF Keller, CharlieCharlie Keller 152 544 159 .292 26 108
OF Henrich, TommyTommy Henrich 127 483 129 .267 13 67

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
Rolfe, RedRed Rolfe 69 285 48 .219 8 25
Rosar, BuddyBuddy Rosar 69 209 48 .230 2 34
Priddy, JerryJerry Priddy 59 189 53 .280 2 28
Hemsley, RollieRollie Hemsley 31 85 25 .294 0 15
Selkirk, GeorgeGeorge Selkirk 42 78 15 .192 0 10
Cullenbine, RoyRoy Cullenbine 21 77 28 .364 2 17
Levy, EdEd Levy 13 41 5 .122 0 3
Kearse, EddieEddie Kearse 11 26 5 .192 0 0
Stainback, TuckTuck Stainback 15 10 2 .200 0 0
Chartak, MikeMike Chartak 5 5 0 .000 0 0

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
Bonham, TinyTiny Bonham 28 226 21 5 2.27 71
Chandler, SpudSpud Chandler 24 200.2 16 5 2.38 74
Ruffing, RedRed Ruffing 24 193.2 14 7 3.21 80
Borowy, HankHank Borowy 25 178.2 15 4 2.52 85
Breuer, MarvMarv Breuer 27 164.1 8 9 3.07 72
Donald, AtleyAtley Donald 20 147.2 11 3 3.11 53
Gomez, LeftyLefty Gomez 13 80 6 4 4.28 41

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
Russo, MariusMarius Russo 9 45.1 4 1 2.78 15

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
Murphy, JohnnyJohnny Murphy 31 4 10 11 3.41 24
Lindell, JohnnyJohnny Lindell 23 2 1 1 3.76 28
Branch, NormNorm Branch 10 0 1 2 6.32 13
Turner, JimJim Turner 5 1 1 1 1.29 2
Queen, MelMel Queen 4 1 0 0 0.00 0

1942 World Series[edit]

NL St. Louis Cardinals (4) vs. AL New York Yankees (1)

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Yankees – 7, Cardinals – 4 September 30 Sportsman's Park 34,769
2 Yankees – 3, Cardinals – 4 October 1 Sportsman's Park 34,255
3 Cardinals – 2, Yankees – 0 October 3 Yankee Stadium 69,123
4 Cardinals – 9, Yankees – 6 October 4 Yankee Stadium 69,902
5 Cardinals – 4, Yankees – 2 October 5 Yankee Stadium 69,052

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Kansas City Blues American Association Johnny Neun
AA Newark Bears International League Billy Meyer
A Binghamton Triplets Eastern League Eddie Sawyer
B Norfolk Tars Piedmont League Buzz Boyle
B Augusta Tigers Sally League Alton Biggs and Wally Schang
C Amsterdam Rugmakers Canadian-American League Paul O'Malley and Tom Kain
C Joplin Miners Western Association Doc Bennett
D Butler Yankees Pennsylvania State Association Dallas Warren
D Wellsville Yankees PONY League Walt Van Grofski
D Fond du Lac Panthers Wisconsin State League Ray Powell

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Butler[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 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
New York Yankees
1941
American League Champions
1942
Succeeded by
New York Yankees
1943