1926 New York Yankees season

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1926 New York Yankees
1926 AL Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Jacob Ruppert
Manager(s) Miller Huggins
Local television none
Local radio none
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The 1926 New York Yankees season was the team's 24th season in New York, and its 26th season overall. The team finished with a record of 91-63, winning their fourth pennant, finishing three games ahead of the Cleveland Indians. New York was managed by Miller Huggins. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they lost in 7 games to the St. Louis Cardinals, with the series ending with Babe Ruth being caught stealing second in the bottom of the 9th inning in game 7.

Regular season[edit]

1926 New York Yankees team.jpg

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 91 63 0.591 50–25 41–38
Cleveland Indians 88 66 0.571 3 49–31 39–35
Philadelphia Athletics 83 67 0.553 6 44–27 39–40
Washington Senators 81 69 0.540 8 42–30 39–39
Chicago White Sox 81 72 0.529 47–31 34–41
Detroit Tigers 79 75 0.513 12 39–41 40–34
St. Louis Browns 62 92 0.403 29 40–39 22–53
Boston Red Sox 46 107 0.301 44½ 25–51 21–56


Roster[edit]

1926 New York Yankees
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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 Collins, PatPat Collins 102 290 83 .286 7 35
1B Gehrig, LouLou Gehrig 155 572 179 .313 16 112
2B Lazzeri, TonyTony Lazzeri 155 589 162 .275 18 114
3B Dugan, JoeJoe Dugan 123 484 125 .288 1 64
SS Koenig, MarkMark Koenig 147 617 167 .271 5 62
OF Ruth, BabeBabe Ruth 152 495 184 .372 47 150
OF Combs, EarleEarle Combs 145 606 113 .299 8 55
OF Meusel, BobBob Meusel 108 415 130 .315 12 81

Other batters[edit]

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
Paschal, BenBen Paschal 96 258 74 .287 7 32
Gazella, MikeMike Gazella 66 168 39 .232 0 20
Severeid, HankHank Severeid 41 127 34 .268 0 13
Bengough, BennyBenny Bengough 36 84 32 .388 0 14
Carlyle, RoyRoy Carlyle 35 52 20 .381 0 11
Ward, AaronAaron Ward 22 31 10 .323 0 3
Adams, SpencerSpencer Adams 28 25 3 .120 0 1
Skiff, BillBill Skiff 6 11 1 .091 0 0
Cullop, NickNick Cullop 2 2 1 .500 0 0
Merkle, FredFred Merkle 1 2 0 .000 0 0
Barnes, HoneyHoney Barnes 1 0 0 .000 0 0
Davis, KiddoKiddo Davis 1 0 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Pennock, HerbHerb Pennock 40 266.3 23 11 3.62 78
Shocker, UrbanUrban Shocker 41 258.3 19 11 3.38 59
Hoyt, WaiteWaite Hoyt 40 217.7 16 12 3.85 79
Ruether, DutchDutch Ruether 5 36 2 3 3.50 8

Other pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jones, SamSam Jones 39 161 9 8 4.98 69
Thomas, MylesMyles Thomas 33 140.3 6 6 4.23 38
Shawkey, BobBob Shawkey 29 104.3 8 7 3.62 63
Beall, WalterWalter Beall 20 81.7 2 4 3.53 56

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Braxton, GarlandGarland Braxton 37 5 1 2 2.67 30
McQuaid, HerbHerb McQuaid 17 1 0 0 6.10 6
Johnson, HankHank Johnson 1 0 0 1 18.00 0

1926 World Series[edit]

Main article: 1926 World Series
Game Date Visitor Score Home Score Record

(NYY-PIT)

Attendance
1 October 2 St. Louis Cardinals 1 New York Yankees 2 1-0 61,658
2 October 3 St. Louis Cardinals 6 New York Yankees 2 1-1 63,600
3 October 5 New York Yankees 0 St. Louis Cardinals 4 1-2 37,708
4 October 6 New York Yankees 10 St. Louis Cardinals 5 2-2 38,825
5 October 7 New York Yankees 3 St. Louis Cardinals 2 3-2 39,552
6 October 9 New York Yankees 2 St. Louis Cardinals 10 3-3 48,615
7 October 10 New York Yankees 2 St. Louis Cardinals 3 3-4 38,093
St. Louis Cardinals win 4-3

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