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
General manager(s)Ed Barrow
Manager(s)Joe McCarthy
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The 1943 New York Yankees season was the team's 41st season. 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

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 98 56 0.636 54–23 44–33
Washington Senators 84 69 0.549 13½ 44–32 40–37
Cleveland Indians 82 71 0.536 15½ 44–33 38–38
Chicago White Sox 82 72 0.532 16 40–36 42–36
Detroit Tigers 78 76 0.506 20 45–32 33–44
St. Louis Browns 72 80 0.474 25 44–33 28–47
Boston Red Sox 68 84 0.447 29 39–36 29–48
Philadelphia Athletics 49 105 0.318 49 27–51 22–54


Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHA SLB WSH
Boston 8–14 12–10 11–11–1 5–17–1 11–11 11–9–1 10–12
Chicago 14–8 7–15 9–13 10–12 18–4–1 10–12 14–8
Cleveland 10–12 15–7 15–7 9–13 16–6 9–13 8–13
Detroit 11–11–1 13–9 7–15 10–12 13–9 11–11 13–9
New York 17–5–1 12–10 13–9 12–10 16–6 17–5 11–11
Philadelphia 11–11 4–18–1 6–16 9–13 6–16 8–14 5–17
St. Louis 9–11–1 12–10 13–9 11–11 5–17 14–8 8–14
Washington 12–10 8–14 13–8 9–13 11–11 17–5 14–8


Roster

1943 New York Yankees
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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 85 242 85 .351 4 33
1B Nick Etten 154 583 158 .271 14 107
2B Joe Gordon 152 543 135 .249 17 69
3B Billy Johnson 155 592 166 .280 5 94
SS Frankie Crosetti 95 348 81 .233 2 20
OF Charlie Keller 141 512 139 .271 31 86
OF Johnny Lindell 122 441 108 .245 4 51
OF Bud Metheny 103 360 94 .261 9 36

Other batters

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
Roy Weatherly 77 280 74 .264 7 28
Snuffy Stirnweiss 83 274 60 .219 1 25
Tuck Stainback 71 231 60 .260 0 10
Ken Sears 60 187 52 .278 2 22
Rollie Hemsley 62 180 43 .239 2 24
Oscar Grimes 9 20 3 .150 0 1
Aaron Robinson 1 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Spud Chandler 30 253.0 20 4 1.64 134
Tiny Bonham 28 225.2 15 8 2.27 71
Butch Wensloff 29 223.1 13 11 2.54 105
Hank Borowy 29 217.1 14 9 2.82 113
Atley Donald 22 119.1 6 4 4.60 57

Other pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bill Zuber 20 118.0 8 4 3.89 57
Marius Russo 24 101.2 5 10 3.72 42
Tommy Byrne 11 31.2 2 1 6.54 22
Marv Breuer 5 14.0 0 1 8.36 6

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Johnny Murphy 37 12 4 8 2.51 31
Jim Turner 18 3 0 1 3.53 15

1943 World Series

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

Franchise records

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

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

  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, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007