1938 New York Yankees Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 99-53
Finished 1st in the AL
Attendance: 1,096,011, Avg. 17,125
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Won World Series
World Series - Defeated Chicago Cubs 4-0
Manager: Joe McCarthy (99-53)
Location: New York, New York
1938 New York Yankees Statistics
1938 New York Yankees Roster

The New York Yankees of the American League ended the 1938 season with a record of 99 wins and 53 losses, finishing first in the AL.

The Yankees topped the league with 966 runs, ignited by 174 home runs. New York allowed 710 runs, least in the league. Joe DiMaggio walloped 32 home runs for the team, while Tommy Henrich, Bill Dickey, Lou Gehrig and Joe Gordon each swatted 20 or more, too. Joe DiMaggio drove in 140 runs and topped all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .324. Red Ruffing led the squad with 21 wins, and Lefty Gomez and Monte Pearson added 15 or more victories as well Red Ruffing recorded a 3.31 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Joe McCarthy coached the team. The 1938 New York Yankees won the World Series.

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Regular Season Runs For: 951
Regular Season Runs Against: 695

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 18, 1938 New York Yankees 4 at Boston Red Sox 8 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 19, 1938 New York Yankees 0 at Boston Red Sox 6 L 0-0 0-2 0-2
April 19, 1938 New York Yankees 5 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 0-0 1-2 1-2
April 21, 1938 New York Yankees 2 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 0-0 1-3 1-3
April 22, 1938 Washington Senators 0 at New York Yankees 7 W 1-0 1-3 2-3
April 23, 1938 Washington Senators 7 at New York Yankees 4 L 1-1 1-3 2-4
April 24, 1938 Washington Senators 3 at New York Yankees 4 W 2-1 1-3 3-4
April 25, 1938 New York Yankees 1 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 L 2-1 1-4 3-5
April 26, 1938 New York Yankees 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 W 2-1 2-4 4-5
April 27, 1938 New York Yankees 9 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 W 2-1 3-4 5-5
April 28, 1938 Boston Red Sox 6 at New York Yankees 1 L 2-2 3-4 5-6
April 29, 1938 Boston Red Sox 4 at New York Yankees 6 W 3-2 3-4 6-6
April 30, 1938 New York Yankees 8 at Washington Senators 4 W 3-2 4-4 7-6
May 1, 1938 New York Yankees 3 at Washington Senators 4 L 3-2 4-5 7-7
May 2, 1938 New York Yankees 3 at Washington Senators 2 W 3-2 5-5 8-7
May 3, 1938 St. Louis Browns 1 at New York Yankees 5 W 4-2 5-5 9-7
May 4, 1938 St. Louis Browns 2 at New York Yankees 3 W 5-2 5-5 10-7
May 5, 1938 St. Louis Browns 10 at New York Yankees 12 W 6-2 5-5 11-7
May 7, 1938 Detroit Tigers 8 at New York Yankees 12 W 7-2 5-5 12-7
May 8, 1938 Chicago White Sox 3 at New York Yankees 7 W 8-2 5-5 13-7
May 11, 1938 Cleveland Indians 1 at New York Yankees 4 W 9-2 5-5 14-7
May 12, 1938 Cleveland Indians 3 at New York Yankees 2 L 9-3 5-5 14-8
May 13, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 8 at New York Yankees 6 L 9-4 5-5 14-9
May 18, 1938 New York Yankees 11 at St. Louis Browns 7 W 9-4 6-5 15-9
May 21, 1938 New York Yankees 1 at Chicago White Sox 0 W 9-4 7-5 16-9
May 22, 1938 New York Yankees 3 at Cleveland Indians 8 L 9-4 7-6 16-10
May 24, 1938 New York Yankees 5 at Cleveland Indians 9 L 9-4 7-7 16-11
May 25, 1938 New York Yankees 3 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 9-4 7-8 16-12
May 26, 1938 New York Yankees 5 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 9-4 8-8 17-12
May 28, 1938 New York Yankees 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 10 L 9-4 8-9 17-13
May 29, 1938 New York Yankees 9 at Philadelphia Athletics 11 L 9-4 8-10 17-14
May 30, 1938 Boston Red Sox 0 at New York Yankees 10 W 10-4 8-10 18-14
May 30, 1938 Boston Red Sox 4 at New York Yankees 5 W 11-4 8-10 19-14
May 31, 1938 Boston Red Sox 5 at New York Yankees 12 W 12-4 8-10 20-14
June 1, 1938 Detroit Tigers 8 at New York Yankees 4 L 12-5 8-10 20-15
June 2, 1938 Detroit Tigers 4 at New York Yankees 5 W 13-5 8-10 21-15
June 2, 1938 Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 5 W 14-5 8-10 22-15
June 3, 1938 Detroit Tigers 1 at New York Yankees 5 W 15-5 8-10 23-15
June 5, 1938 St. Louis Browns 6 at New York Yankees 5 L 15-6 8-10 23-16
June 6, 1938 St. Louis Browns 5 at New York Yankees 6 W 16-6 8-10 24-16
June 7, 1938 Chicago White Sox 8 at New York Yankees 5 L 16-7 8-10 24-17
June 8, 1938 Chicago White Sox 11 at New York Yankees 10 L 16-8 8-10 24-18
June 8, 1938 Chicago White Sox 10 at New York Yankees 6 L 16-9 8-10 24-19
June 9, 1938 Chicago White Sox 3 at New York Yankees 5 W 17-9 8-10 25-19
June 10, 1938 Cleveland Indians 2 at New York Yankees 8 W 18-9 8-10 26-19
June 12, 1938 Cleveland Indians 6 at New York Yankees 7 W 19-9 8-10 27-19
June 14, 1938 New York Yankees 7 at Chicago White Sox 4 W 19-9 9-10 28-19
June 15, 1938 New York Yankees 6 at Chicago White Sox 4 W 19-9 10-10 29-19
June 16, 1938 New York Yankees 5 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 19-9 11-10 30-19
June 18, 1938 New York Yankees 0 at St. Louis Browns 1 L 19-9 11-11 30-20
June 19, 1938 New York Yankees 9 at St. Louis Browns 10 L 19-9 11-12 30-21
June 20, 1938 New York Yankees 8 at St. Louis Browns 4 W 19-9 12-12 31-21
June 21, 1938 New York Yankees 5 at Cleveland Indians 10 L 19-9 12-13 31-22
June 22, 1938 New York Yankees 1 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 19-9 12-14 31-23
June 22, 1938 New York Yankees 1 at Cleveland Indians 7 L 19-9 12-15 31-24
June 23, 1938 New York Yankees 8 at Cleveland Indians 6 W 19-9 13-15 32-24
June 24, 1938 New York Yankees 8 at Detroit Tigers 12 L 19-9 13-16 32-25
June 25, 1938 New York Yankees 9 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 19-9 14-16 33-25
June 26, 1938 New York Yankees 10 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 19-9 15-16 34-25
June 29, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at New York Yankees 10 W 20-9 15-16 35-25
June 29, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at New York Yankees 13 W 21-9 15-16 36-25
June 30, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at New York Yankees 7 W 22-9 15-16 37-25
July 1, 1938 Washington Senators 0 at New York Yankees 8 W 23-9 15-16 38-25
July 2, 1938 Washington Senators 2 at New York Yankees 12 W 24-9 15-16 39-25
July 3, 1938 Boston Red Sox 3 at New York Yankees 9 W 25-9 15-16 40-25
July 4, 1938 New York Yankees 10 at Washington Senators 5 W 25-9 16-16 41-25
July 8, 1938 New York Yankees 8 at Boston Red Sox 9 L 25-9 16-17 41-26
July 9, 1938 New York Yankees 11 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 25-9 17-17 42-26
July 10, 1938 New York Yankees 4 at Boston Red Sox 6 L 25-9 17-18 42-27
July 12, 1938 St. Louis Browns 3 at New York Yankees 7 W 26-9 17-18 43-27
July 12, 1938 St. Louis Browns 5 at New York Yankees 10 W 27-9 17-18 44-27
July 13, 1938 St. Louis Browns 12 at New York Yankees 15 W 28-9 17-18 45-27
July 14, 1938 St. Louis Browns 4 at New York Yankees 5 W 29-9 17-18 46-27
July 15, 1938 Detroit Tigers 0 at New York Yankees 3 W 30-9 17-18 47-27
July 16, 1938 Detroit Tigers 5 at New York Yankees 7 W 31-9 17-18 48-27
July 17, 1938 Detroit Tigers 3 at New York Yankees 16 W 32-9 17-18 49-27
July 19, 1938 Cleveland Indians 5 at New York Yankees 3 L 32-10 17-18 49-28
July 24, 1938 Chicago White Sox 0 at New York Yankees 2 W 33-10 17-18 50-28
July 24, 1938 Chicago White Sox 8 at New York Yankees 3 L 33-11 17-18 50-29
July 26, 1938 New York Yankees 10 at St. Louis Browns 5 W 33-11 18-18 51-29
July 26, 1938 New York Yankees 12 at St. Louis Browns 5 W 33-11 19-18 52-29
July 27, 1938 New York Yankees 7 at St. Louis Browns 5 W 33-11 20-18 53-29
July 28, 1938 New York Yankees 3 at St. Louis Browns 4 L 33-11 20-19 53-30
July 29, 1938 New York Yankees 4 at Chicago White Sox 3 W 33-11 21-19 54-30
July 30, 1938 New York Yankees 9 at Chicago White Sox 6 W 33-11 22-19 55-30
July 31, 1938 New York Yankees 5 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 33-11 23-19 56-30
July 31, 1938 New York Yankees 7 at Chicago White Sox 3 W 33-11 24-19 57-30
August 2, 1938 New York Yankees 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 33-11 24-20 57-31
August 3, 1938 New York Yankees 10 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 33-11 25-20 58-31
August 4, 1938 New York Yankees 8 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 33-11 26-20 59-31
August 5, 1938 New York Yankees 6 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 33-11 27-20 60-31
August 6, 1938 New York Yankees 7 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 33-11 28-20 61-31
August 7, 1938 New York Yankees 7 at Cleveland Indians 0 W 33-11 29-20 62-31
August 9, 1938 Washington Senators 4 at New York Yankees 2 L 33-12 29-20 62-32
August 10, 1938 Washington Senators 11 at New York Yankees 12 W 34-12 29-20 63-32
August 11, 1938 Washington Senators 6 at New York Yankees 9 W 35-12 29-20 64-32
August 12, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at New York Yankees 16 W 36-12 29-20 65-32
August 12, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 5 at New York Yankees 4 L 36-13 29-20 65-33
August 13, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at New York Yankees 11 W 37-13 29-20 66-33
August 14, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at New York Yankees 4 W 38-13 29-20 67-33
August 14, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at New York Yankees 9 W 39-13 29-20 68-33
August 16, 1938 New York Yankees 16 at Washington Senators 1 W 39-13 30-20 69-33
August 16, 1938 New York Yankees 6 at Washington Senators 2 W 39-13 31-20 70-33
August 18, 1938 New York Yankees 6 at Washington Senators 5 W 39-13 32-20 71-33
August 18, 1938 New York Yankees 3 at Washington Senators 6 L 39-13 32-21 71-34
August 19, 1938 New York Yankees 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 W 39-13 33-21 72-34
August 20, 1938 New York Yankees 11 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 W 39-13 34-21 73-34
August 21, 1938 New York Yankees 8 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 W 39-13 35-21 74-34
August 21, 1938 New York Yankees 8 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 W 39-13 36-21 75-34
August 23, 1938 Chicago White Sox 11 at New York Yankees 3 L 39-14 36-21 75-35
August 23, 1938 Chicago White Sox 1 at New York Yankees 3 W 40-14 36-21 76-35
August 24, 1938 Chicago White Sox 8 at New York Yankees 5 L 40-15 36-21 76-36
August 24, 1938 Chicago White Sox 1 at New York Yankees 11 W 41-15 36-21 77-36
August 25, 1938 Cleveland Indians 2 at New York Yankees 5 W 42-15 36-21 78-36
August 25, 1938 Cleveland Indians 3 at New York Yankees 15 W 43-15 36-21 79-36
August 26, 1938 Cleveland Indians 8 at New York Yankees 5 L 43-16 36-21 79-37
August 26, 1938 Cleveland Indians 9 at New York Yankees 15 W 44-16 36-21 80-37
August 27, 1938 Cleveland Indians 7 at New York Yankees 8 W 45-16 36-21 81-37
August 27, 1938 Cleveland Indians 0 at New York Yankees 13 W 46-16 36-21 82-37
August 28, 1938 St. Louis Browns 2 at New York Yankees 4 W 47-16 36-21 83-37
August 29, 1938 St. Louis Browns 4 at New York Yankees 8 W 48-16 36-21 84-37
August 30, 1938 Detroit Tigers 1 at New York Yankees 3 W 49-16 36-21 85-37
August 31, 1938 Detroit Tigers 12 at New York Yankees 6 L 49-17 36-21 85-38
September 1, 1938 Detroit Tigers 6 at New York Yankees 3 L 49-18 36-21 85-39
September 2, 1938 Boston Red Sox 4 at New York Yankees 6 W 50-18 36-21 86-39
September 3, 1938 Boston Red Sox 9 at New York Yankees 3 L 50-19 36-21 86-40
September 4, 1938 Washington Senators 4 at New York Yankees 7 W 51-19 36-21 87-40
September 5, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at New York Yankees 5 W 52-19 36-21 88-40
September 5, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at New York Yankees 6 W 53-19 36-21 89-40
September 7, 1938 New York Yankees 4 at Boston Red Sox 11 L 53-19 36-22 89-41
September 8, 1938 New York Yankees 4 at Boston Red Sox 0 W 53-19 37-22 90-41
September 9, 1938 New York Yankees 2 at Washington Senators 0 W 53-19 38-22 91-41
September 10, 1938 New York Yankees 6 at Washington Senators 5 W 53-19 39-22 92-41
September 11, 1938 New York Yankees 3 at Washington Senators 6 L 53-19 39-23 92-42
September 13, 1938 New York Yankees 7 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 53-19 40-23 93-42
September 15, 1938 New York Yankees 4 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 53-19 40-24 93-43
September 16, 1938 New York Yankees 6 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 53-19 41-24 94-43
September 17, 1938 New York Yankees 3 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 53-19 41-25 94-44
September 18, 1938 New York Yankees 3 at St. Louis Browns 4 L 53-19 41-26 94-45
September 18, 1938 New York Yankees 7 at St. Louis Browns 8 L 53-19 41-27 94-46
September 19, 1938 New York Yankees 1 at St. Louis Browns 13 L 53-19 41-28 94-47
September 20, 1938 New York Yankees 4 at Chicago White Sox 5 L 53-19 41-29 94-48
September 21, 1938 New York Yankees 2 at Chicago White Sox 5 L 53-19 41-30 94-49
September 22, 1938 New York Yankees 7 at Chicago White Sox 4 W 53-19 42-30 95-49
September 24, 1938 Boston Red Sox 7 at New York Yankees 6 L 53-20 42-30 95-50
September 25, 1938 Boston Red Sox 5 at New York Yankees 3 L 53-21 42-30 95-51
September 26, 1938 Boston Red Sox 3 at New York Yankees 4 W 54-21 42-30 96-51
September 27, 1938 Washington Senators 2 at New York Yankees 5 W 55-21 42-30 97-51
September 28, 1938 Washington Senators 4 at New York Yankees 1 L 55-22 42-30 97-52
September 29, 1938 New York Yankees 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 W 55-22 43-30 98-52
October 1, 1938 New York Yankees 2 at Boston Red Sox 9 L 55-22 43-31 98-53
October 2, 1938 New York Yankees 6 at Boston Red Sox 1 W 55-22 44-31 99-53
October 5, 1938 New York Yankees 3 at Chicago Cubs 1 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
October 6, 1938 New York Yankees 6 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 0-0 2-0 2-0
October 8, 1938 Chicago Cubs 2 at New York Yankees 5 W 1-0 2-0 3-0
October 9, 1938 Chicago Cubs 3 at New York Yankees 8 W 2-0 2-0 4-0