Season Information
Team Name
1940 New York Yankees
League
American League
Division
-
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
88-66 (.571)   GBL: -2
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
3 / 3 / 5
Runs For/Against
817 / 671   Diff: +146
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
 
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
2
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1901-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
1940-12-31Bump HadleyPurchased by Giants from Yankees.P5-11190RR1904-07-05Lynn,MA
MLB1926-19411926-1941
1940-12-31Ken SilvestriTraded by White Sox to Yankees for Bill Knickerbocker.C-2B6-1200BR1916-05-03Chicago,IL
MLB1939-19511939-1951
1940-12-31Bill KnickerbockerTraded by Yankees to White Sox for Ken Silvestri.SS-2B5-11170RR1911-12-29Los Angeles,CA
MLB1933-19421933-1942
1940-12-30Don LangTraded by Reds with Cash to Yankees for Monte Pearson.3B-2B6-0175RR1915-03-15Selma,CA
MLB1938-19481938-1948
1940-12-30Monte PearsonTraded by Yankees to Reds for Don Lang and Cash.P6-0175RR1908-09-02Oakland,CA
MLB1932-19411932-1941
1940-12-05Jake PowellPurchased by San Francisco (PCL) from Yankees.OF-2B5-11180RR1908-07-15Silver Spring,MD
MLB1930-19451930-1945
1940-09-11Red NonnenkampPurchased by Yankees from Red Sox.OF-1B5-11185LL1911-07-07St. Louis,MO
MLB1933-19401933-1940
1940-09-10Alex KampourisPurchased by Dodgers from Yankees.2B-3B5-8155RR1912-11-13Sacramento,CA
MLB1934-19431934-1943
1940-05-15Lee GrissomClaimed on waivers by Dodgers from Yankees.P6-3200BL1907-10-23Sherman,TX
MLB1934-19411934-1941
1940-05-03George SchareinPurchased by Yankees from Phillies.SS-2B6-1174RR1914-11-21Decatur,IL
MLB1937-19401937-1940
1940-04-27Ed LevyReturned to Yankees.OF-1B6-5190RR1916-10-28Birmingham,AL
MLB1940-19441940-1944
1940-03-01Johnny JohnsonSigned as Free Agent by Yankees.P6-0182LL1914-09-29Belmore,OH
MLB1944-19451944-1945
1940-02-24Jim ShillingTraded by Phillies with Cash to Yankees for Ed Levy.2B-SS5-11175RR1914-05-14Tulsa,OK
MLB1939-19391939-1939
1940-02-24Ed LevyTraded by Yankees to Phillies for Jim Shilling and Cash.OF-1B6-5190RR1916-10-28Birmingham,AL
MLB1940-19441940-1944
1940-01-30Wally JudnichPurchased by Browns from Yankees.OF-1B6-1205LL1917-01-24San Francisco,CA
MLB1940-19491940-1949
1940-01-27Nino BongiovanniPurchased by Yankees from Reds.OF5-10175LL1911-12-21Pike's Peak,LA
MLB1938-19391938-1939
1940-01-27Nino BongiovanniTraded by Reds with Frenchy Bordagaray and Cash to Yankees for Vince DiMaggio.OF5-10175LL1911-12-21Pike's Peak,LA
MLB1938-19391938-1939
1940-01-27Frenchy BordagarayTraded by Reds with Nino Bongiovanni and Cash to Yankees for Vince DiMaggio.OF-3B5-7175RR1910-01-03Coalinga,CA
MLB1934-19451934-1945
1940-01-04Lee GrissomTraded by Reds to Yankees for Joe Beggs.P6-3200BL1907-10-23Sherman,TX
MLB1934-19411934-1941
1940-01-04Joe BeggsTraded by Yankees to Reds for Lee Grissom.P6-1182RR1910-11-04Rankin,PA
MLB1938-19481938-1948
1940-01-01Tommy ByrneSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.P6-1182LL1919-12-31Baltimore,MD
MLB1943-19571943-1957
1940-01-01Tex HoyleSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.P6-4170RR1921-07-17Carbondale,PA
MLB1952-19521952-1952
1940-01-01Ed LevyPurchased by Phillies from Yankees.OF-1B6-5190RR1916-10-28Birmingham,AL
MLB1940-19441940-1944
1940-01-01Joe MurraySigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.P6-0165LL1920-11-11Wilkes-Barre,PA
MLB1950-19501950-1950
1940-01-01Joe PageSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.P6-2205LL1917-10-28Cherry Valley,PA
MLB1944-19541944-1954
1940-01-01Spec SheaSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.P6-0195RR1920-10-02Naugatuck,CT
MLB1947-19551947-1955
1940-01-01Elmer SingletonSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.P6-2174RR1918-06-26Ogden,UT
MLB1945-19591945-1959
1940-01-01Snuffy StirnweissSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.2B-3B5-8175RR1918-10-26New York,NY
MLB1943-19511943-1951
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