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The New York Yankees' 1947 season was the 45th season for the Yankees. The team finished with a record of 97-57, winning their 15th pennant, finishing 12 games ahead of the Detroit Tigers. New York was managed by Bucky Harris. The Yankees played their home games at Yankee Stadiummarker. In the World Series, they defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers in 7 games.

Regular season

The 1947 Yankees, led by MVP Joe DiMaggio, won the AL pennant by 12 games over the Tigers. They played the Brooklyn Dodgers in the World Series, winning a close-fought seven-game series that featured memorable moments like Cookie Lavagetto's walk-off double in game 4 and Al Gionfriddo's famous catch that robbed DiMaggio of a potential home run.

Season standings

Roster

1947 New York Yankees roster
Roster
Pitchers CatchersInfielders OutfieldersOther batters ManagerCoaches


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 82 252 68 .270 5 36
1B 144 517 157 .304 13 80
2B 148 571 146 .256 5 41
3B 132 494 141 .285 10 95
SS 153 549 150 .273 2 60
OF 141 534 168 .315 20 97
OF 142 440 158 .287 16 98
OF 127 476 131 .275 11 67


Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
83 293 82 .280 11 54
45 151 36 .238 13 36
69 150 45 .300 1 18
41 92 25 .272 0 12
24 67 25 .373 1 14
16 36 10 .278 1 2
11 32 7 .219 1 6
22 28 3 .107 2 6
24 28 5 .179 0 2
12 12 1 .083 0 0
3 10 2 .200 0 0
3 1 0 .000 0 0
1 0 0 --- 0 0
2 0 0 --- 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
34 241.2 19 8 3.20 129
28 165 7 13 3.82 77
27 178.2 14 5 3.07 89
17 128 9 5 2.46 68
17 115.2 7 5 2.80 42
15 104.2 7 2 3.87 51
1 9 1 0 1.00 3


Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
30 91.2 6 6 4.91 45
24 56.1 4 1 5.43 25
15 54.1 4 3 3.64 16
11 51.2 3 1 2.61 18
4 12.1 1 0 1.46 1
4 4.1 0 0 4.15 2


Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
56 14 8 16 2.48 116
6 1 0 0 9.00 7
5 0 0 0 9.45 2
1 0 0 0 9.00 0


World Series

AL New York Yankees (4) vs. NL Brooklyn Dodgers (3)
Game Score Date Attendance
1 New York 5, Brooklyn 3 September 30 73,365
2 New York 10, Brooklyn 3 October 1 69,865
3 Brooklyn 9, New York 8 October 2 33,098
4 Brooklyn 3, New York 2 October 3 33,443
5 New York 2, Brooklyn 1 October 4 34,379
6 Brooklyn 8, New York 6 October 5 74,065
7 New York 5, Brooklyn 2 October 6 71,548


Awards and honors

  • All-Star Game
    • Spud Chandler
    • Joe DiMaggio (starting CF)
    • Tommy Henrich
    • Billy Johnson
    • Charlie Keller
    • George McQuinn (starting 1B)
    • Joe Page
    • Aaron Robinson
    • Spec Shea


Farm system



Notes

References




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