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1916 New York Yankees season

1916 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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    The 1916 New York Yankees season was the 14th season for the Yankees in New York, and the 16th overall for the franchise. The team finished with a record of 80–74, finishing 11 games behind the American League champion Boston Red Sox. New York was managed by Bill Donovan. Their home games were played at the Polo Grounds.

    Opening game

    The game was on April 21, 1916 at Griffith Stadium against the Washington Senators. President Woodrow Wilson threw out the ceremonial first pitch.[1]

    Regular season

    Season standings

    Template:MLB standings


    Roster

    1916 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
    3B Baker, Home RunHome Run Baker 100 360 97 .269 10 52

    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
    Schaefer, GermanyGermany Schaefer 1 1 0 .000 0 0

    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 21 165.2 5 12 2.99 76

    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

    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
    Buckles, JessJess Buckles 2 0 0 0 2.25 2
    Donovan, BillBill Donovan 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

    References

    1. ^ "Yankees Open Season in Washington with Inglorious Defeat. Keating Batted Out of Box". New York Times. April 21, 1916. Retrieved 2013-12-26. President Wilson opened the local baseball season, here today when he threw out the first ball in the game between Washington and New York. The President was greeted with enthusiastic cheers from a capacity crowd when he tossed the ball to Umpire Connolly. ... 

    Further reading