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1928 New York Yankees season

1928 New York Yankees
1928 World Series Champions
1928 American League Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Yankee Stadium (since 1923)
  • New York City, New York (since 1903)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Jacob Ruppert
    Manager(s) Miller Huggins
    Local television none
    Local radio none
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    The New York Yankees' 1928 season was their 26th season. The team finished with a record of 101–53, winning their sixth pennant, finishing 2.5 games ahead of the Philadelphia Athletics. New York was managed by Miller Huggins. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they swept the St. Louis Cardinals. Pitcher Urban Shocker died in September due to tuberculosis.

    Regular season

    Season standings

    American League W L Pct. GB
    New York Yankees 101 53 .656 --
    Philadelphia Athletics 98 55 .641
    St. Louis Browns 82 72 .532 19
    Washington Senators 75 79 .487 26
    Chicago White Sox 72 82 .468 29
    Detroit Tigers 68 86 .442 33
    Cleveland Indians 62 92 .403 39
    Boston Red Sox 57 96 .373 43½

    Roster

    1928 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
    C Grabowski, JohnnyJohnny Grabowski 75 202 48 .238 1 21
    1B Gehrig, LouLou Gehrig 154 562 210 .374 27 142
    2B Lazzeri, TonyTony Lazzeri 116 404 134 .332 10 82
    3B Dugan, JoeJoe Dugan 94 312 86 .276 6 34
    SS Koenig, MarkMark Koenig 132 533 170 .319 4 63
    OF Ruth, BabeBabe Ruth 154 536 173 .323 54 142
    OF Combs, EarleEarle Combs 149 626 194 .310 7 56
    OF Meusel, BobBob Meusel 131 518 154 .297 11 113

    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
    Durocher, LeoLeo Durocher 102 296 80 .270 0 31
    Robertson, GeneGene Robertson 83 251 73 .291 1 36
    Bengough, BennyBenny Bengough 58 161 43 .267 0 9
    Collins, PatPat Collins 70 136 30 .221 6 14
    Durst, CedricCedric Durst 74 135 34 .252 2 10
    Paschal, BenBen Paschal 65 79 25 .316 1 15
    Gazella, MikeMike Gazella 32 56 13 .232 0 2
    Dickey, BillBill Dickey 10 15 3 .200 0 2
    Burns, GeorgeGeorge Burns 4 4 2 .500 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
    Pipgras, GeorgeGeorge Pipgras 46 300.7 24 13 3.38 139
    Hoyt, WaiteWaite Hoyt 42 273 23 7 3.36 67
    Pennock, HerbHerb Pennock 28 211 17 6 2.56 53
    Johnson, HankHank Johnson 31 299 14 9 4.30 110
    Zachary, TomTom Zachary 7 45.7 3 3 3.94 7

    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
    Shealy, AlAl Shealy 23 96 8 6 5.06 39
    Coveleski, StanStan Coveleski 12 58 5 1 5.74 5
    Heimach, FredFred Heimach 13 68 2 3 3.31 25

    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
    Moore, WilcyWilcy Moore 35 4 4 2 4.18 18
    Campbell, ArchieArchie Campbell 13 0 1 2 5.25 9
    Thomas, MylesMyles Thomas 12 1 0 0 3.41 10
    Ryan, RosyRosy Ryan 3 0 0 0 16.50 5
    Shocker, UrbanUrban Shocker 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

    1928 World Series

    Main article: 1928 World Series
    Game Date Visitor Score Home Score Record

    (NYY-STL)

    Attendance
    1 October 4 St. Louis Cardinals 1 New York Yankees 4 1–0 61,425
    2 October 5 St. Louis Cardinals 3 New York Yankees 9 2–0 60,714
    3 October 7 New York Yankees 7 St. Louis Cardinals 3 3–0 39,602
    4 October 9 New York Yankees 7 St. Louis Cardinals 3 4–0 37,331
    New York Yankees win 4–0

    References

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