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
General manager(s)Ed Barrow
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

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1936 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 12–10 9–13 13–9 15–7–1 13–9 12–10 8–14
Chicago 10–12 12–10–1 8–14 7–14 15–7 13–8–1 16–5
Cleveland 13–9 10–12–1 9–13 6–16–1 13–9 15–7–1 14–8
Detroit 9–13 14–8 13–9 8–14 17–5 11–11 11–11
New York 15–7–1 14–7 16–6–1 14–8 16–6 14–8 13–9
Philadelphia 9–13 7–15 9–13 5–17 6–16 11–10–1 6–16
St. Louis 10–12 8–13–1 7–15–1 11–11 8–14 10–11–1 3–19
Washington 14–8 5–16 8–14 11–11 9–13 16–16 19–3


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 Bill Dickey 112 423 153 .362 22 107
1B Lou Gehrig 155 579 205 .354 49 152
2B Tony Lazzeri 150 537 154 .287 14 109
3B Red Rolfe 135 568 181 .319 10 70
SS Frankie Crosetti 151 632 182 .288 15 78
OF Joe DiMaggio 138 637 206 .323 29 125
OF George Selkirk 137 493 152 .307 18 107
OF Jake 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
Myril Hoag 45 156 47 .301 3 34
Roy Johnson 63 147 39 .265 1 19
Ben Chapman 36 139 37 .266 1 21
Joe Glenn 44 129 35 .271 1 20
Jack Saltzgaver 34 90 19 .211 1 13
Art Jorgens 31 66 18 .273 0 5
Don Heffner 19 48 11 .229 0 6
Bob Seeds 13 42 11 .462 4 10
Dixie 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
Red Ruffing 33 271 20 12 3.85 102
Monte Pearson 33 223 19 7 3.71 118
Lefty Gomez 31 188.2 13 7 4.39 105
Johnny 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
Bump Hadley 31 173.2 14 4 4.35 74
Pat Malone 35 134.2 12 4 3.81 72
Johnny Murphy 27 88 9 3 3.38 34
Jumbo 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
Ted Kleinhans 19 1 1 1 5.81 10
Kemp Wicker 7 1 2 0 7.65 5
Steve Sundra 1 0 0 0 0.00 1

1936 World Series[edit]

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, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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