1928 New York Yankees season

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1928 New York Yankees
1928 World Series Champions
1928 American League 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 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[edit]

Season standings[edit]

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[edit]

1928 New York Yankees
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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 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[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
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[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
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[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
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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

Preceded by
New York Yankees
1927
American League Champions
New York Yankees

1928
Succeeded by
Philadelphia Athletics
1929