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1926 New York Yankees
1926 AL Champions
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Owner(s) Jacob Ruppert
Manager(s) Miller Huggins
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[edit] 1926 New York Yankees / Franchise: New York Yankees / BR Team Page

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The New York Yankees' 1926 season was their 24th season. The team finished with a record of 91-63, winning their fourth pennant, finishing 3.0 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.

[edit] Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 91 63 .591 --
Cleveland Indians 88 66 .571 3
Philadelphia Athletics 83 67 .553 6
Washington Senators 81 69 .540 8
Chicago White Sox 81 72 .529
Detroit Tigers 79 75 .513 12
St. Louis Browns 62 92 .403 29
Boston Red Sox 46 107 .301 44½

[edit] Player stats

[edit] Batting

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
Pat Collins 102 290 83 .286 7 35
Earle Combs 145 606 113 .299 8 55
Joe Dugan 123 484 125 .288 1 64
Lou Gehrig 155 572 179 .313 16 112
Mark Koenig 147 617 167 .271 5 62
Tony Lazzeri 155 589 162 .275 18 114
Bob Meusel 108 415 130 .315 12 81
Babe Ruth 152 495 184 .372 47 150

[edit] Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Spencer Adams 28 25 3 .120 0 1
Honey Barnes 1 0 0 .000 0 0
Benny Bengough 36 84 32 .388 0 14
Roy Carlyle 35 52 20 .381 0 11
Nick Cullop 2 2 1 .500 0 0
Kiddo Davis 1 0 0 .000 0 0
Mike Gazella 66 168 30 .232 0 20
Fred Merkle 1 2 0 .000 0 0
Ben Paschal 96 258 74 .287 7 32
Hank Severeid 41 127 34 .268 0 13
Bill Skiff 6 11 1 .091 0 0
Aaron Ward 22 31 10 .323 0 3

[edit] 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
Waite Hoyt 40 217.7 16 12 3.85 79
Sam Jones 39 161 9 8 4.98 69
Herb Pennock 40 266.3 23 11 3.62 78
Urban Shocker 41 258.3 19 11 3.38 59

[edit] Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Walter Beall 20 81.7 2 4 3.53 56
Hank Johnson 1 1 0 0 18.00 0
Dutch Ruether 5 36 2 3 3.50 8
[edit] Relief pitchers
Player G W L SV ERA SO
Garland Braxton 37 5 1 2 2.67 30
Herb McQuaid 17 1 0 0 6.10 6
Bob Shawkey 29 8 7 3 3.62 63
Myles Thomas 33 6 6 0 4.23 38

[edit] World Series

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 7 New York Yankees 0 St. Louis Cardinals 4 1-2 37,708
4 October 9 New York Yankees 10 St. Louis Cardinals 5 2-2 38,825
5 October 9 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 9 New York Yankees 2 St. Louis Cardinals 3 3-4 38,093
St. Louis Cardinals win 4-3

[edit] External links

[edit] Further Reading

  • Paul E. Doutrich: The Cardinals and the Yankees, 1926: A Classic Season and St. Louis in Seven, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2011.


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