1950 New York Yankees season

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1950 New York Yankees
1950 World Series Champions
1950 American League Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Dan Topping
Del Webb
Manager(s) Casey Stengel
Local television WABD
(Mel Allen, Curt Gowdy, Dizzy Dean)
Local radio WINS (AM)
(Mel Allen, Curt Gowdy)
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Members of the 1950 New York Yankees being honored at the 2010 Old-Timers' Day

The 1950 New York Yankees season was the 48th season for the team in New York and its 50th overall as a franchise. The team finished with a record of 98-56, winning their 17th pennant, finishing 3 games ahead of the Detroit Tigers. In the World Series, they defeated the Philadelphia Phillies in 4 games. New York was managed by Casey Stengel. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 98 56 .636 --
Detroit Tigers 95 59 .617 3
Boston Red Sox 94 60 .610 4
Cleveland Indians 92 62 .597 6
Washington Senators 67 87 .435 31
Chicago White Sox 60 94 .390 38
St. Louis Browns 58 96 .377 40
Philadelphia Athletics 52 102 .338 46

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1950 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 Berra, YogiYogi Berra 151 597 193 .322 28 124
1B Collins, JoeJoe Collins 108 205 48 .234 8 28
2B Coleman, JerryJerry Coleman 153 522 150 .287 6 69
3B Johnson, BillyBilly Johnson 108 327 85 .260 6 40
SS Rizzuto, PhilPhil Rizzuto 155 617 200 .324 7 66
OF Woodling, GeneGene Woodling 122 449 127 .283 6 60
OF DiMaggio, JoeJoe DiMaggio 139 525 158 .301 32 122
OF Bauer, HankHank Bauer 113 415 133 .320 13 70

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
Mapes, CliffCliff Mapes 108 356 88 .247 12 61
Brown, BobbyBobby Brown 95 277 74 .267 4 37
Mize, JohnnyJohnny Mize 90 274 76 .277 25 72
Henrich, TommyTommy Henrich 73 151 41 .272 6 34
Jensen, JackieJackie Jensen 45 70 12 .171 1 5
Martin, BillyBilly Martin 34 36 9 .250 1 8
Hopp, JohnnyJohnny Hopp 19 27 9 .333 1 8
Silvera, CharlieCharlie Silvera 18 25 4 .160 0 1
Lindell, JohnnyJohnny Lindell 7 21 4 .190 0 2
Delsing, JimJim Delsing 12 10 4 .400 0 2
Houk, RalphRalph Houk 10 9 1 .111 0 1
Workman, HankHank Workman 2 5 1 .200 0 0
Stirnweiss, SnuffySnuffy Stirnweiss 7 2 0 .000 0 0
Wakefield, DickDick Wakefield 3 2 1 .500 0 1
Niarhos, GusGus Niarhos 1 0 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
Raschi, VicVic Raschi 33 256.2 21 8 4.00 155
Reynolds, AllieAllie Reynolds 35 240.2 16 12 3.74 160
Lopat, EdEd Lopat 35 236.1 18 8 3.47 72
Byrne, TommyTommy Byrne 31 203.1 15 9 4.74 118

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
Sanford, FredFred Sanford 26 112.2 5 4 4.55 54
Ford, WhiteyWhitey Ford 20 112 9 1 2.81 59
Ostrowski, JoeJoe Ostrowski 21 43.2 1 1 5.15 15
Porterfield, BobBob Porterfield 10 19.2 1 1 8.69 9
Nevel, ErnieErnie Nevel 3 6.1 0 1 4.34 3

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
Page, JoeJoe Page 37 3 7 13 5.04 33
Ferrick, TomTom Ferrick 30 8 4 9 3.65 20
Johnson, DonDon Johnson 8 0 1 0 10.00 9
Pillette, DuaneDuane Pillette 4 0 0 0 1.29 4
Burdette, LewLew Burdette 2 0 0 0 6.75 0
Madison, DaveDave Madison 1 0 0 0 6.00 1

1950 World Series[edit]

Main article: 1950 World Series

AL New York Yankees (4) vs. NL Philadelphia Phillies (0)

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Yankees – 1, Phillies – 0 October 4 Shibe Park 30,746
2 Yankees – 2, Phillies – 1 (10 innings) October 5 Shibe Park 32,660
3 Phillies – 2, Yankees – 3 October 6 Yankee Stadium 64,505
4 Phillies – 2, Yankees – 5 October 7 Yankee Stadium 68,098

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Kansas City Blues American Association Joe Kuhel
AA Beaumont Roughnecks Texas League Rogers Hornsby
A Muskegon Clippers Central League Bob Finley
A Binghamton Triplets Eastern League George Selkirk
B Quincy Gems Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League James Adlam
B Norfolk Tars Piedmont League Frank Novosel
C Amsterdam Rugmakers Canadian-American League Mayo Smith
C Grand Forks Chiefs Northern League Jack Farmer and Cedric Durst
C Twin Falls Cowboys Pioneer League Wally Berger
C Joplin Miners Western Association Harry Craft
D LaGrange Troupers Georgia-Alabama League Carl Cooper
D Independence Yankees Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League Bunny Mick and Bones Sanders
D Newark Yankees Ohio-Indiana League Billy Holm
D McAlester Rockets Sooner State League Vern Hoscheit
D Fond du Lac Panthers Wisconsin State League Wayne Tucker

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: LaGrange, McAlester[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billy Martin page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Jim Brideweser page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Don Taussig page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Baseball’s Top 100: The Game’s Greatest Records, p. 21, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7
  5. ^ 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
1949
American League Champions
1950
Succeeded by
New York Yankees
1951