1940 New York Yankees

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88-66 Missed Playoffs
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1940 New York Yankees

What was the record of the 1940 New York Yankees?

The New York Yankees finished the regular season with a 88-66 record. They went 52-24 at home and 36-42 on the road.

What division did the 1940 New York Yankees play in?

The 1940 New York Yankees played in the American League, which didn't have any divisions in 1940.

What was the 1940 New York Yankees record by month?

The 1940 New York Yankees had their best month in August, when they went 20-10 and had a 66.7% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 4-6 and had a 40% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 4-6 40% -3
May 13-12 52% +12
June 15-13 53.6% +18
July 16-13 55.2% +40
August 20-10 66.7% +54
September 20-12 62.5% +26

Did the 1940 New York Yankees make the Postseason?

No, the Yankees didn't make the Postseason in 1940.

What was the run differential for the 1940 New York Yankees?

The New York Yankees finished the regular season with a run differential of +147. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Yankees could have been expected to have about 90.8 wins, or a 91-63 record in the regular season.

How did the 1940 New York Yankees perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1940 New York Yankees went 22-23.

How did the 1940 New York Yankees perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1940 New York Yankees went 6-8 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1940 New York Yankees?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1940 New York Yankees was a 8 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1940 New York Yankees?

The longest losing streak that the New York Yankees had during the 1940 regular season was 8 games, which happened once during the season.

1940 New York Yankees Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Tue, Apr 16, 1940 @ Philadelphia Athletics Loss 1 - 2 (10)
Wed, Apr 17, 1940 @ Philadelphia Athletics Win 4 - 1
Fri, Apr 19, 1940 vs Washington Senators Win 5 - 3
Tue, Apr 23, 1940 vs Philadelphia Athletics Loss 0 - 3
Wed, Apr 24, 1940 vs Philadelphia Athletics Win 9 - 4
Fri, Apr 26, 1940 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 1 - 8
Sat, Apr 27, 1940 @ Washington Senators Loss 2 - 3
Sun, Apr 28, 1940 @ Washington Senators Loss 2 - 3 (10)
Mon, Apr 29, 1940 @ Washington Senators Win 5 - 4
Tue, Apr 30, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Loss 1 - 2
Wed, May 1, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Win 5 - 3
Fri, May 3, 1940 vs Chicago White Sox Win 8 - 4
Sat, May 4, 1940 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 3 - 10
Sun, May 5, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 4 - 6
Mon, May 6, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 4 - 6
Tue, May 7, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 2 - 4
Wed, May 8, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 4 - 10
Thu, May 9, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 0 - 4
Fri, May 10, 1940 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 2 - 3 (10)
Sat, May 11, 1940 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 8 - 9 (11)
Sun, May 12, 1940 vs Boston Red Sox Win 4 - 0
Fri, May 17, 1940 @ Chicago White Sox Win 6 - 1
Sat, May 18, 1940 @ Chicago White Sox Win 3 - 0
Sun, May 19, 1940 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 1 - 5
Mon, May 20, 1940 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 2 - 10
Tue, May 21, 1940 @ Cleveland Indians Win 10 - 2
Wed, May 22, 1940 @ Detroit Tigers Win 8 - 2
Thu, May 23, 1940 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 2 - 3
Sun, May 26, 1940 @ Boston Red Sox Win 7 - 2
Mon, May 27, 1940 vs Washington Senators Win 5 - 0
Tue, May 28, 1940 vs Washington Senators Win 12 - 4
Tue, May 28, 1940 vs Washington Senators Win 3 - 1
Wed, May 29, 1940 vs Washington Senators Win 2 - 1
Thu, May 30, 1940 vs Boston Red Sox Win 4 - 0
Thu, May 30, 1940 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 4 - 11
Sat, Jun 1, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Win 8 - 5
Sun, Jun 2, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Win 13 - 4
Sun, Jun 2, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Win 11 - 1
Mon, Jun 3, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Win 7 - 1
Tue, Jun 4, 1940 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 3 - 7
Wed, Jun 5, 1940 vs Chicago White Sox Win 7 - 5
Thu, Jun 6, 1940 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 3 - 4
Fri, Jun 7, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Win 5 - 4
Sat, Jun 8, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 0 - 3
Sun, Jun 9, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Win 4 - 3
Tue, Jun 11, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 6
Wed, Jun 12, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Win 7 - 5
Fri, Jun 14, 1940 @ St. Louis Browns Win 12 - 3
Sat, Jun 15, 1940 @ St. Louis Browns Win 7 - 6
Sun, Jun 16, 1940 @ St. Louis Browns Loss 6 - 12
Sun, Jun 16, 1940 @ St. Louis Browns Loss 5 - 6
Tue, Jun 18, 1940 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 3 - 5
Wed, Jun 19, 1940 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 0 - 1
Fri, Jun 21, 1940 @ Detroit Tigers Win 12 - 7
Sat, Jun 22, 1940 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 2 - 3
Sun, Jun 23, 1940 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 2 - 9
Mon, Jun 24, 1940 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 1 - 7
Tue, Jun 25, 1940 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 3 - 5
Wed, Jun 26, 1940 @ Cleveland Indians Win 3 - 1
Fri, Jun 28, 1940 vs Philadelphia Athletics Win 4 - 1
Sat, Jun 29, 1940 vs Philadelphia Athletics Win 12 - 9
Sun, Jun 30, 1940 vs Philadelphia Athletics Win 4 - 3
Sun, Jun 30, 1940 vs Philadelphia Athletics Loss 2 - 3 (10)
Mon, Jul 1, 1940 @ Washington Senators Win 8 - 4
Tue, Jul 2, 1940 @ Washington Senators Win 6 - 2
Thu, Jul 4, 1940 @ Boston Red Sox Win 12 - 4
Thu, Jul 4, 1940 @ Boston Red Sox Win 7 - 3
Fri, Jul 5, 1940 @ Philadelphia Athletics Loss 3 - 6
Sat, Jul 6, 1940 @ Philadelphia Athletics Loss 7 - 8 (10)
Sun, Jul 7, 1940 @ Philadelphia Athletics Win 6 - 3
Sun, Jul 7, 1940 @ Philadelphia Athletics Loss 5 - 10
Thu, Jul 11, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Win 6 - 4
Sat, Jul 13, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Win 10 - 4
Sat, Jul 13, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Win 12 - 6
Sun, Jul 14, 1940 vs Chicago White Sox Win 4 - 0
Mon, Jul 15, 1940 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 2 - 3
Tue, Jul 16, 1940 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 5
Wed, Jul 17, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Win 4 - 3 (13)
Thu, Jul 18, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Win 9 - 6
Fri, Jul 19, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Win 15 - 6
Sat, Jul 20, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 3
Sun, Jul 21, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 3 - 4
Sun, Jul 21, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 2 - 3
Tue, Jul 23, 1940 @ St. Louis Browns Loss 5 - 9
Wed, Jul 24, 1940 @ St. Louis Browns Loss 12 - 14
Thu, Jul 25, 1940 @ St. Louis Browns Win 13 - 8
Fri, Jul 26, 1940 @ Chicago White Sox Win 10 - 2
Sat, Jul 27, 1940 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 5 - 6 (12)
Sun, Jul 28, 1940 @ Chicago White Sox Win 10 - 9
Sun, Jul 28, 1940 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 4 - 8
Tue, Jul 30, 1940 @ Detroit Tigers Win 8 - 6
Wed, Jul 31, 1940 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 6 - 7 (11)
Thu, Aug 1, 1940 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 2 - 11
Fri, Aug 2, 1940 @ Cleveland Indians Win 10 - 2
Sat, Aug 3, 1940 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 1 - 5
Sun, Aug 4, 1940 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 1 - 3
Mon, Aug 5, 1940 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 1 - 4
Tue, Aug 6, 1940 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 3 - 8
Wed, Aug 7, 1940 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 7 - 10
Wed, Aug 7, 1940 @ Boston Red Sox Win 6 - 3
Thu, Aug 8, 1940 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 5 - 6
Fri, Aug 9, 1940 vs Philadelphia Athletics Win 2 - 0
Sat, Aug 10, 1940 vs Philadelphia Athletics Win 13 - 0
Sun, Aug 11, 1940 vs Philadelphia Athletics Win 7 - 6 (11)
Tue, Aug 13, 1940 vs Boston Red Sox Win 9 - 1
Tue, Aug 13, 1940 vs Boston Red Sox Win 19 - 8
Wed, Aug 14, 1940 vs Boston Red Sox Win 8 - 3
Thu, Aug 15, 1940 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 1 - 11
Sun, Aug 18, 1940 @ Philadelphia Athletics Win 9 - 1
Sun, Aug 18, 1940 @ Philadelphia Athletics Loss 3 - 7
Tue, Aug 20, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Win 4 - 3
Tue, Aug 20, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Win 4 - 2
Wed, Aug 21, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Win 6 - 5
Thu, Aug 22, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Win 15 - 2
Fri, Aug 23, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Win 5 - 3
Sat, Aug 24, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Win 3 - 2
Sun, Aug 25, 1940 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 0 - 1
Sun, Aug 25, 1940 vs Chicago White Sox Win 3 - 1
Tue, Aug 27, 1940 vs Chicago White Sox Win 5 - 4 (10)
Thu, Aug 29, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Win 10 - 3
Thu, Aug 29, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Win 6 - 5 (13)
Sat, Aug 31, 1940 vs Washington Senators Win 7 - 1
Sun, Sep 1, 1940 vs Washington Senators Win 3 - 2