1943 New York Yankees season

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1943 New York Yankees
1943 World Series Champions
1943 American League Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
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Owner(s) Estate of Jacob Ruppert
Manager(s) Joe McCarthy
Local radio none
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The 1943 New York Yankees season was the team's 41st season in New York, and its 43rd season overall. The team finished with a record of 98-56, winning their 14th pennant, finishing 13.5 games ahead of the Washington Senators. Managed by Joe McCarthy, the Yankees played at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in 5 games.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 98 56 .636 --
Washington Senators 84 69 .549 13.5
Cleveland Indians 82 71 .536 15.5
Chicago White Sox 82 72 .532 16
Detroit Tigers 78 76 .506 20
St. Louis Browns 72 80 .474 25
Boston Red Sox 68 84 .447 29
Philadelphia Athletics 49 105 .318 49

Roster[edit]

1943 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 85 242 85 .351 4 33
1B Etten, NickNick Etten 154 583 158 .271 14 107
2B Gordon, JoeJoe Gordon 152 543 135 .249 17 69
3B Johnson, BillyBilly Johnson 155 592 166 .280 5 94
SS Crosetti, FrankieFrankie Crosetti 95 348 81 .233 2 20
OF Keller, CharlieCharlie Keller 141 512 139 .271 31 86
OF Lindell, JohnnyJohnny Lindell 122 441 108 .245 4 51
OF Metheny, BudBud Metheny 103 360 94 .261 9 36

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
Weatherly, RoyRoy Weatherly 77 280 74 .264 7 28
Stirnweiss, SnuffySnuffy Stirnweiss 83 274 60 .219 1 25
Stainback, TuckTuck Stainback 71 231 60 .260 0 10
Sears, KenKen Sears 60 187 52 .278 2 22
Hemsley, RollieRollie Hemsley 62 180 43 .239 2 24
Grimes, OscarOscar Grimes 9 20 3 .150 0 1
Robinson, AaronAaron Robinson 1 1 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
Chandler, SpudSpud Chandler 30 253 20 4 1.64 134
Borowy, HankHank Borowy 29 217.1 14 9 2.82 113
Wensloff, ButchButch Wensloff 29 223.1 13 11 2.54 105
Bonham, TinyTiny Bonham 28 225.2 15 8 2.27 71
Donald, AtleyAtley Donald 22 119.1 6 4 4.60 57

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 24 101.2 5 10 3.72 42
Zuber, BillBill Zuber 20 118 8 4 3.89 57
Byrne, TommyTommy Byrne 11 31.2 2 1 6.54 22
Breuer, MarvMarv Breuer 5 14 0 1 8.36 6

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 37 12 4 8 2.51 31
Turner, JimJim Turner 18 3 0 1 3.53 15

1943 World Series[edit]

Main article: 1943 World Series

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

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Cardinals – 2, Yankees – 4 October 5 Yankee Stadium 68,676
2 Cardinals – 4, Yankees – 3 October 6 Yankee Stadium 68,578
3 Cardinals – 2, Yankees – 6 October 7 Yankee Stadium 69,990
4 Yankees – 2, Cardinals – 1 October 10 Sportsman's Park 36,196
5 Yankees – 2, Cardinals – 0 October 11 Sportsman's Park 33,872

Awards and records[edit]

  • Spud Chandler, American League MVP (He was the oldest American League player in the 20th Century to win the MVP Award.)[2]

Franchise records[edit]

  • Spud Chandler, Yankees single season record, Lowest earned run average in a Season (1.64)

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 Tom Kain
D Wellsville Yankees PONY League Herb Brett and Solly Mishkin

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Norfolk, Wellsville[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Milo Candini page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 152, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External links[edit]

Preceded by
New York Yankees
1942
American League Champions
1943
Succeeded by
St. Louis Browns
1944