|1946 New York Yankees (AAFC) season|
|Head coach||Ray Flaherty|
|Home field||Yankee Stadium|
|Division place||1st AAFC East|
|Playoff finish||Lost AAFC Championship|
The 1946 New York Yankees season was their inaugural season in the All-America Football Conference. The team finished 10–3–1, finishing first in the East Division and qualifying for the playoffs. The team, however, lost to the Cleveland Browns in the AAFC Championship.
The team's statistical leaders included Ace Parker with 763 passing yards, Spec Sanders with 709 rushing yards, 259 receiving yards, and 72 points scored. Sanders total of 709 rushing yards also led the AAFC.
|1||September 8||at San Francisco 49ers||W 21–7||1–0||Kezar Stadium||Recap|
|2||September 14||at Buffalo Bisons||W 21–10||2–0||Civic Stadium||Recap|
|3||September 20||at Chicago Rockets||T 17–17||2–0–1||Soldier Field||Recap|
|4||September 29||at Cleveland Browns||L 7–24||2–1–1||Cleveland Municipal Stadium||Recap|
|5||October 4||Buffalo Bisons||W 21–13||3–1–1||Yankee Stadium||Recap|
|6||October 12||Cleveland Browns||L 0–7||3–2–1||Yankee Stadium||Recap|
|7||October 19||Brooklyn Dodgers||W 21–10||4–2–1||Yankee Stadium||Recap|
|8||October 27||at Los Angeles Dons||W 31–17||5–2–1||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum||Recap|
|9||November 3||Miami Seahawks||W 24–21||6–2–1||Yankee Stadium||Recap|
|10||November 10||Los Angeles Dons||W 17–12||7–2–1||Yankee Stadium||Recap|
|11||November 17||San Francisco 49ers||W 10–9||8–2–1||Yankee Stadium||Recap|
|12||November 24||Chicago Rockets||L 28–38||8–3–1||Yankee Stadium||Recap|
|13||November 28||at Brooklyn Dodgers||W 21–7||9–3–1||Ebbets Field||Recap|
|14||December 9||at Miami Seahawks||W 31–0||10–3–1||Burdine Stadium||Recap|
Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text.
|Championship||December 22||at Cleveland Browns||L 9–14||Cleveland Municipal Stadium||Recap|
|New York Yankees||10||3||1||.769||270||192||W-2|
Players shown in bold started at least one game at the position listed as confirmed by contemporary game coverage.
|New York Yankees 1946 roster|