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1915 New York Yankees season

1915 New York Yankees
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Polo Grounds (since 1913)
  • New York City, New York (since 1903)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Jacob Ruppert and Tillinghast L'Hommedieu Huston
    Manager(s) Bill Donovan
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    File:John Purroy Mitchel wearing his Homburg and Jacob Ruppert wearing his derby at the Yankee game at the Polo Grounds on April 22, 1915.jpg
    John Purroy Mitchel wearing his Homburg hat and Jacob Ruppert, Jr. wearing his derby at the opening day Yankee home game at the Polo Grounds on April 22, 1915

    The 1915 New York Yankees season was the 13th season for the Yankees and their 15th overall. The team was under new ownership and new management.

    The team finished with a record of 69–83, 32½ games behind the American League champion Boston Red Sox. New York was managed by Bill Donovan. Home games were played at the Polo Grounds.

    Opening day game

    Opening day was an away game at Griffith Stadium against the Washington Senators. The Yankee opening day starting pitcher was Jack Warhop.

    The first game of the season on the home field was April 22, 1915 against the Washington Senators at the Polo Grounds with 7,000 attending. Mayor John Purroy Mitchel threw the ceremonial first pitch.[1][2]

    Regular season

    Season standings

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    Roster

    1915 New York Yankees
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    OF Cook, DocDoc Cook 132 476 129 .271 2 33

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Miller, ElmerElmer Miller 26 83 12 .145 0 3
    Schwert, PiPi Schwert 9 18 5 .278 0 6

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Caldwell, RayRay Caldwell 36 305 19 16 2.89 130

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Brown, BoardwalkBoardwalk Brown 19 96.2 3 6 4.10 34
    Brady, NealNeal Brady 2 8.2 0 0 3.12 6

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Donovan, BillBill Donovan 9 0 3 0 4.81 17

    Notes

    1. ^ "Two Openings Today. Yankees at Polo Grounds and Giants at Brooklyn". New York Times. April 22, 1915. Retrieved 2013-12-25. New York baseball fans will have their first chance to see the Yankees, under new ownership and management, when the club opens its home season today at the Polo Grounds with Washington. The Brooklyn Club will also open the home season at Ebbets Field against the Giants. ... 
    2. ^ "Shivering 7,000 See Yanks Lose. Coldest Day of Baseball Season Greets American League Opening Here". New York Times. April 23, 1915. Retrieved 2013-12-25. Yesterday at the Yankees' opening at the Polo Grounds it was this same old trapper's descendant, Daniel Boone, second baseman of the Yankees, who showed ... 
    3. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.25, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0

    References