The New York Yankee Report

by Bill Chuck on September 16, 2013

Clay Buchholz moved to 11-0, Mike Napoli homered, and Daniel Nava had four hits as the Red Sox finished off a three-game Fenway sweep of the Yankees, 9-2. The Red Sox won six-of-seven against the Yankees over the last 11 days. Boston has won 10 of its last 12 and reduced their magic number to four to clinch its second division title since 1995.

In the the process, the Yankees were mathematically eliminated from winning the division title.

The Yankees have finished first 47 times

Rk Year Lg G W L Ties W-L% Finish ▴ Playoffs Managers
1 1921 AL 153 98 55 0 .641 1st of 8 Lost WS (5-3) Miller Huggins (98-55)
2 1922 AL 154 94 60 0 .610 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-0) Miller Huggins (94-60)
3 1923 AL 152 98 54 0 .645 1st of 8 Won WS (4-2) Miller Huggins (98-54)
4 1926 AL 155 91 63 1 .591 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-3) Miller Huggins (91-63)
5 1927 AL 155 110 44 1 .714 1st of 8 Won WS (4-0) Miller Huggins (110-44)
6 1928 AL 154 101 53 0 .656 1st of 8 Won WS (4-0) Miller Huggins (101-53)
7 1932 AL 156 107 47 2 .695 1st of 8 Won WS (4-0) Joe McCarthy (107-47)
8 1936 AL 155 102 51 2 .667 1st of 8 Won WS (4-2) Joe McCarthy (102-51)
9 1937 AL 157 102 52 3 .662 1st of 8 Won WS (4-1) Joe McCarthy (102-52)
10 1938 AL 157 99 53 5 .651 1st of 8 Won WS (4-0) Joe McCarthy (99-53)
11 1939 AL 152 106 45 1 .702 1st of 8 Won WS (4-0) Joe McCarthy (106-45)
12 1941 AL 156 101 53 2 .656 1st of 8 Won WS (4-1) Joe McCarthy (101-53)
13 1942 AL 154 103 51 0 .669 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-1) Joe McCarthy (103-51)
14 1943 AL 155 98 56 1 .636 1st of 8 Won WS (4-1) Joe McCarthy (98-56)
15 1947 AL 155 97 57 1 .630 1st of 8 Won WS (4-3) Bucky Harris (97-57)
16 1949 AL 155 97 57 1 .630 1st of 8 Won WS (4-1) Casey Stengel (97-57)
17 1950 AL 155 98 56 1 .636 1st of 8 Won WS (4-0) Casey Stengel (98-56)
18 1951 AL 154 98 56 0 .636 1st of 8 Won WS (4-2) Casey Stengel (98-56)
19 1952 AL 154 95 59 0 .617 1st of 8 Won WS (4-3) Casey Stengel (95-59)
20 1953 AL 151 99 52 0 .656 1st of 8 Won WS (4-2) Casey Stengel (99-52)
21 1955 AL 154 96 58 0 .623 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-3) Casey Stengel (96-58)
22 1956 AL 154 97 57 0 .630 1st of 8 Won WS (4-3) Casey Stengel (97-57)
23 1957 AL 154 98 56 0 .636 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-3) Casey Stengel (98-56)
24 1958 AL 155 92 62 1 .597 1st of 8 Won WS (4-3) Casey Stengel (92-62)
25 1960 AL 155 97 57 1 .630 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-3) Casey Stengel (97-57)
26 1961 AL 163 109 53 1 .673 1st of 10 Won WS (4-1) Ralph Houk (109-53)
27 1962 AL 162 96 66 0 .593 1st of 10 Won WS (4-3) Ralph Houk (96-66)
28 1963 AL 161 104 57 0 .646 1st of 10 Lost WS (4-0) Ralph Houk (104-57)
29 1964 AL 164 99 63 2 .611 1st of 10 Lost WS (4-3) Yogi Berra (99-63)
30 1976 AL East 159 97 62 0 .610 1st of 6 Lost WS (4-0) Billy Martin (97-62)
31 1977 AL East 162 100 62 0 .617 1st of 7 Won WS (4-2) Billy Martin (100-62)
32 1978 AL East 163 100 63 0 .613 1st of 7 Won WS (4-2) Billy Martin (52-42), Dick Howser (0-1)

and Bob Lemon (48-20)

33 1980 AL East 162 103 59 0 .636 1st of 7 Lost ALCS (3-0) Dick Howser (103-59)
34 1994 AL East 113 70 43 0 .619 1st of 5 Buck Showalter (70-43)
35 1996 AL East 162 92 70 0 .568 1st of 5 Won WS (4-2) Joe Torre (92-70)
36 1998 AL East 162 114 48 0 .704 1st of 5 Won WS (4-0) Joe Torre (114-48)
37 1999 AL East 162 98 64 0 .605 1st of 5 Won WS (4-0) Joe Torre (98-64)
38 2000 AL East 161 87 74 0 .540 1st of 5 Won WS (4-1) Joe Torre (87-74)
39 2001 AL East 161 95 65 1 .594 1st of 5 Lost WS (4-3) Joe Torre (95-65)
40 2002 AL East 161 103 58 0 .640 1st of 5 Lost LDS (3-1) Joe Torre (103-58)
41 2003 AL East 163 101 61 1 .623 1st of 5 Lost WS (4-2) Joe Torre (101-61)
42 2004 AL East 162 101 61 0 .623 1st of 5 Lost ALCS (4-3) Joe Torre (101-61)
43 2005 AL East 162 95 67 0 .586 1st of 5 Lost LDS (3-2) Joe Torre (95-67)
44 2006 AL East 162 97 65 0 .599 1st of 5 Lost LDS (3-1) Joe Torre (97-65)
45 2009 AL East 162 103 59 0 .636 1st of 5 Won WS (4-2) Joe Girardi (103-59)
46 2011 AL East 162 97 65 0 .599 1st of 5 Lost LDS (3-2) Joe Girardi (97-65)
47 2012 AL East 162 95 67 0 .586 1st of 5 Lost ALCS (4-0) Joe Girardi (95-67)
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 9/16/2013.

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