1940 New York Yankees
88 - 66
1939 / 1941 (Organization)
3rd place in the AL (2 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
52 - 24 (.684)
36 - 42 (.462)
+11.8 wins
-0.7 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 817 / 732 ( +85 )
Allowed/Expected: 671 / 737 ( +66 )
Pyth Record: 91 - 63 (-3)
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Attendance: 988,975 Avg Att: 13,013 (1.48)
Att Rank: 2 / 8 Lg Avg: 8,778
       
Park Factor: 0.96    
HR Factor: 1.09 R/L HR: 0.92 / 1.38
Notes:


Pitching

Filters
Role
Throws
#
R
H
K
1 Tiny Bonham
SP
26.9
99.3
24.3
14.6
48.6
8.8
22.5
-1.2
23.0
3.6
1.2
4.7
2.5
28.4
0.0
0.0
2 Marius Russo*
SP
26.0
189.3
13.0
7.5
38.5
6.0
17.2
9.5
28.0
-1.7
1.4
4.4
-1.1
7.5
0.0
0.0
3 Red Ruffing
SP
35.2
226.0
11.6
-2.2
31.8
9.0
11.6
2.8
15.2
-5.5
-0.1
6.8
1.6
3.2
0.0
0.0
4 Atley Donald
SP
29.9
118.7
8.5
-3.4
-1.8
10.5
-11.6
8.8
-3.7
-0.9
-0.4
1.1
0.5
-21.7
0.0
0.0
5 Monte Pearson
SP
31.8
109.7
4.9
1.4
7.2
2.3
-1.5
-2.9
-4.5
1.1
1.4
-0.1
0.3
3.8
0.0
0.0
6 Johnny Murphy
RP
32.0
63.3
3.6
3.4
19.0
2.6
8.4
-2.2
6.8
-0.0
0.8
-0.4
-0.0
11.4
0.0
0.0
7 Lee Grissom*
RP
32.7
4.7
2.3
0.3
0.8
0.5
-0.3
-0.9
-1.2
0.4
0.1
1.0
0.0
0.0
8 Oral Hildebrand
RP
33.2
19.3
2.1
-2.1
-6.0
1.9
-6.0
-3.7
-10.1
0.7
-0.7
-2.3
0.0
0.0
9 Lefty Gomez*
SP
31.6
27.3
-7.1
-1.6
-16.4
-5.2
-5.8
0.8
-5.5
0.6
-0.6
-2.2
-0.2
-6.5
0.0
0.0
10 Marv Breuer
SP
26.2
164.0
-10.4
-6.5
2.1
-3.4
5.2
-0.3
5.2
-6.0
2.3
0.2
-1.0
1.8
0.0
0.0
11 Spud Chandler
SP
32.8
172.0
-17.9
1.5
-0.3
-8.0
8.0
-17.5
-8.9
2.5
-3.8
-4.8
-0.1
24.2
0.0
0.0
12 Steve Sundra
SP
30.3
99.3
-21.4
-8.1
-20.0
-12.5
-0.2
-19.3
-19.5
-2.1
0.4
-1.6
-0.4
17.5
0.0
0.0
13 Bump Hadley
RP
36.0
80.0
-24.4
-1.6
-25.1
2.8
-17.2
1.3
-17.3
3.5
0.2
-0.9
-0.1
-14.8
0.0
0.0
1373.0
-10.9
3.1
78.5
15.4
30.4
-24.9
7.6
-4.0
2.2
7.2
1.8
53.5
0.0
0.0

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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James