1938 New York Yankees Roster

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 Results

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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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Ivy AndrewsPRRMay 6, 19076'1"200Dora, AL USA
Joe BeggsPRRNovember 4, 19106'1"182Rankin, PA USA
Spud ChandlerPRRSeptember 12, 19076'0"181Commerce, GA USA
Frankie CrosettiSSRROctober 4, 19105'10"165San Francisco, CA USA
Babe Dahlgren3BRRJune 15, 19126'0"190San Francisco, CA USA
Bill DickeyCLRJune 6, 19076'1"185Bastrop, LA USA
Joe DiMaggioCFRRNovember 25, 19146'2"193Martinez, CA USA
Atley DonaldPLRAugust 19, 19106'1"186Morton, MS USA
Wes FerrellPRRFebruary 2, 19086'2"195Greensboro, NC USA
Lou Gehrig1BLLJune 19, 19036'0"200New York, NY USA
Joe GlennCRRNovember 19, 19085'11"175Dickson City, PA USA
Lefty GomezPLLNovember 26, 19086'2"173Rodeo, CA USA
Joe Gordon2BRRFebruary 18, 19155'10"180Los Angeles, CA USA
Bump HadleyPRRJuly 5, 19045'11"190Lynn, MA USA
Tommy HenrichRFLLFebruary 20, 19136'0"180Massillon, OH USA
Myril HoagOFRRMarch 9, 19085'11"180Davis, CA USA
Arndt JorgensCRRMay 18, 19055'9"160Modum, Norway
Bill Knickerbocker2BRRDecember 29, 19115'11"170Los Angeles, CA USA
Johnny MurphyPRRJuly 14, 19086'2"190New York, NY USA
Monte PearsonPRRSeptember 2, 19086'0"175Oakland, CA USA
Jake PowellLFRRJuly 15, 19085'11"180Silver Spring, MD USA
Red Rolfe3BLROctober 17, 19085'11"170Penacook, NH USA
Red RuffingPRRMay 3, 19056'1"205Granville, IL USA
George SelkirkLFLRJanuary 4, 19086'1"182Huntsville, ON CAN
Lee StinePRRNovember 17, 19135'11"185Stillwater, OK USA
Steve SundraPRRMarch 27, 19106'2"190Luxor, PA USA
Joe VancePRRSeptember 16, 19056'1"190Devine, TX USA
Kemp WickerPRLAugust 13, 19065'11"182Kernersville, NC USA