1940 New York Yankees Roster

The 1940 New York Yankees team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1940 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1940 New York Yankees Opening Day starters list, a 1940 New York Yankees salary list, a 1940 New York Yankees uniform number breakdown and a 1940 New York Yankees primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

"I was the worst hitter ever. I never even broke a bat until last year when I was backing out of the garage." - Lefty Gomez
1940 New York Yankees


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Complete Roster

6-02
215
Right
Right
1913-08-16
6-02
185
Right
Right
1914-04-29
6-00
181
Right
Right
1907-09-12
6-01
186
Right
Left
1910-08-19
6-02
173
Left
Left
1908-11-26
6-03
200
Left
Both
1907-10-23
5-11
190
Right
Right
1904-07-05
6-03
175
Right
Right
1907-04-07
6-02
190
Right
Right
1908-07-14
6-00
175
Right
Right
1908-09-02
6-02
205
Right
Right
1905-05-03
6-01
190
Left
Right
1914-07-19
6-02
190
Right
Right
1910-03-27
6-02
185
Right
Left
1907-06-06
5-09
190
Right
Right
1914-07-03
5-10
165
Right
Right
1910-10-04
6-00
190
Right
Right
1912-06-15
5-10
180
Right
Right
1915-02-18
5-11
170
Right
Right
1911-12-29
170
Right
Left
1908-10-17
6-02
180
Left
Left
1916-04-28
6-02
193
Right
Right
1914-11-25
6-00
180
Left
Left
1913-02-20
5-10
190
Right
Left
1916-09-12
5-11½
195
Right
Right
1908-09-16
5-11½
180
Right
Right
1908-07-15
6-01
182
Right
Left
1908-01-04


The 1940 New York Yankees played 154 games during the regular season, won 88 games, lost 66 games, and finished in third position. They played their home games at Yankee Stadium (Park Factors: 96/92) where 988,975 fans witnessed their 1940 Yankees finish the season with a .571 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1940 New York Yankees Opening Day starters list, a 1940 New York Yankees salary list, a 1940 New York Yankees uniform number breakdown and a 1940 New York Yankees primary starters list:

1940 New York Yankees
Opening Day Starters


No Opening Day Information Available


1940 New York Yankees
Salaries

Joe DiMaggio $32,500.00
Bill Dickey $24,000.00
Red Ruffing $24,000.00
Red Rolfe $18,000.00
Frankie Crosetti $16,000.00
Lefty Gomez $15,000.00
Joe Gordon $14,000.00
Johnny Murphy $12,000.00
George Selkirk $12,000.00
Tommy Henrich $11,000.00
Babe Dahlgren $10,000.00
Charlie Keller $10,000.00
Bill Knickerbocker $9,000.00
Atley Donald $8,000.00
Marius Russo $8,000.00
Spud Chandler $7,500.00
Buddy Rosar $7,500.00
Steve Sundra $6,000.00
Marv Breuer $4,200.00
Tiny Bonham $3,000.00

Did you know that a 1940 New York Yankees Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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