1934 New York Yankees season

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1934 New York Yankees
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Location
Other information
Owner(s) Jacob Ruppert
Manager(s) Joe McCarthy
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The 1934 New York Yankees season was the team's 32nd season in New York and its 34th season overall. The team finished with a record of 94-60, finishing 7 games behind the Detroit Tigers. New York was managed by Joe McCarthy. The Yankees played their home games at Yankee Stadium.

Regular season[edit]

The 1934 season would be Babe Ruth's last season in a Yankee uniform. He was released the following February.

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Detroit Tigers 101 53 .656 --
New York Yankees 94 60 .610 7
Cleveland Indians 85 69 .552 16
Boston Red Sox 76 76 .500 24
Philadelphia Athletics 68 82 .453 31
St. Louis Browns 67 85 .441 33
Washington Senators 66 86 .434 34
Chicago White Sox 53 99 .349 47

Roster[edit]

1934 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 Dickey, BillBill Dickey 104 395 127 .322 12 72
1B Gehrig, LouLou Gehrig 154 579 210 .363 49 165
2B Lazzeri, TonyTony Lazzeri 123 438 117 .267 14 67
3B Saltzgaver, JackJack Saltzgaver 94 350 95 .271 6 36
SS Crosetti, FrankieFrankie Crosetti 138 554 147 .265 11 67
OF Chapman, BenBen Chapman 149 588 181 .308 5 86
OF Ruth, BabeBabe Ruth 125 365 105 .288 22 84
OF Byrd, SammySammy Byrd 106 191 47 .246 3 23

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
Combs, EarleEarle Combs 63 251 80 .319 2 25
Taylor, ZackZack Taylor 4 7 1 .143 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
Gomez, LeftyLefty Gomez 38 281.2 26 5 2.33 158
Broaca, JohnnyJohnny Broaca 26 177.1 12 9 4.16 74
Allen, JohnnyJohnny Allen 13 71.2 5 2 2.89 54
Devens, CharlieCharlie Devens 1 11 1 0 1.64 4

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
DeShong, JimmieJimmie DeShong 31 133.2 6 7 4.11 40

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
Newkirk, FloydFloyd Newkirk 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Awards and honors[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Newark Bears International League Bob Shawkey
A Binghamton Triplets New York-Pennsylvania League Billy Meyer
B Norfolk Tars Piedmont League Bill Skiff
C Wheeling Stogies Middle Atlantic League Jack Sheehan
D Washington Generals Pennsylvania State Association Benny Bengough

LEAGUE CHAMPION: Norfolk[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Numbelivable!, p. 71, Michael X. Ferraro and John Veneziano, Triumph Books, Chicago, Illinois, 2007, ISBN 978-1-57243-990-0
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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