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1928 World Series (4-0): New York Yankees (101-53) over St. Louis Cardinals (95-59)


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Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 4, 1928 at Yankee Stadium I (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0     1  3  1
    New York Yankees             1  0  0    2  0  0    0  1  x     4  7  0

    PITCHERS: STL - Sherdel, Johnson (8)
              NYY - Hoyt

               WP - Waite Hoyt
	       LP - Bill Sherdel
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: STL - Bottomley
              NYY - Meusel

  ATTENDANCE: 61,425

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Friday, October 5, 1928 at Yankee Stadium I (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  3  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     3  4  1
    New York Yankees             3  1  4    0  0  0    1  0  x     9  8  2

    PITCHERS: STL - Alexander, Mitchell (3)
              NYY - Pipgras

               WP - George Pipgras
	       LP - Pete Alexander
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: STL - none
              NYY - Gehrig

  ATTENDANCE: 60,714

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 7, 1928 at Sportsman's Park III (St. Louis Cardinals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             0  1  0    2  0  3    1  0  0     7  7  2
    St. Louis Cardinals          2  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0     3  9  3

    PITCHERS: NYY - Zachary
              STL - Haines, Johnson (7), Rhem (8)

               WP - Tom Zachary
	       LP - Jesse Haines
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - Gehrig (2)
              STL - none

  ATTENDANCE: 39,602

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 9, 1928 at Sportsman's Park III (St. Louis Cardinals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             0  0  0    1  0  0    4  2  0     7 15  2
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  0  1    1  0  0    0  0  1     3 11  0

    PITCHERS: NYY - Hoyt
              STL - Sherdel, Alexander (7)

               WP - Waite Hoyt
	       LP - Bill Sherdel
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - Durst, Gehrig, Ruth (3)
              STL - none

  ATTENDANCE: 37,331

Series Batting Stats

New York Yankees Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Benny Bengough 4 13 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .231 .286 .231 .516 0 0 0 58 161 12 43 0 9 0 .267 .600
Pat Collins 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 0 0 0 70 136 18 30 6 14 0 .221 .770
Earle Combs 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 0 0 149 626 118 194 7 56 11 .310 .850
Joe Dugan 3 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .167 .143 .167 .310 0 0 0 94 312 33 86 6 34 1 .276 .699
Leo Durocher 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 102 296 46 80 0 31 1 .270 .665
Cedric Durst 4 8 3 3 0 0 1 2 0 1 .375 .375 .750 1.125 0 0 0 74 135 18 34 2 10 1 .252 .615
Lou Gehrig 4 11 5 6 1 0 4 9 6 0 .545 .706 1.727 2.433 0 0 0 154 562 139 210 27 147 4 .374 1.115
Waite Hoyt 2 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286 0 0 1 42 109 15 28 0 12 0 .257 .530
Mark Koenig 4 19 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .158 .158 .158 .316 0 0 2 132 533 89 170 4 63 3 .319 .774
Tony Lazzeri 4 12 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .308 .333 .641 2 0 2 116 404 62 134 10 82 15 .332 .932
Bob Meusel 4 15 5 3 1 0 1 3 2 5 .200 .294 .467 .761 2 0 0 131 518 77 154 11 113 6 .297 .816
Ben Paschal 3 10 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .200 .273 .200 .473 0 0 0 65 79 12 25 1 15 1 .316 .835
George Pipgras 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 46 115 7 18 0 5 0 .157 .383
Gene Robertson 3 8 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 .125 .222 .125 .347 0 0 1 83 251 29 73 1 36 2 .291 .667
Babe Ruth 4 16 9 10 3 0 3 4 1 2 .625 .647 1.375 2.022 0 0 0 154 536 163 173 54 146 4 .323 1.172
Tom Zachary 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 *27 48 2 12 1 7 0 .250 .578
Totals 47 134 27 37 7 0 9 25 13 13 .276 .340 .530 .870 4 0 154 5337 894 1578 133 51 .296 .816

St. Louis Cardinals Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Pete Alexander 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 34 86 13 25 1 11 0 .291 .671
Ray Blades 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 51 85 9 20 1 19 0 .235 .769
Jim Bottomley 4 14 1 3 0 1 1 3 2 6 .214 .313 .571 .884 0 0 0 149 576 123 187 31 136 10 .325 1.030
Taylor Douthit 3 11 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .091 .231 .091 .322 0 0 0 154 648 111 191 3 43 11 .295 .756
Frankie Frisch 4 13 1 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .231 .313 .231 .543 2 0 0 141 547 107 164 10 86 29 .300 .815
Chick Hafey 4 15 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .200 .250 .200 .450 0 0 1 138 520 101 175 27 111 8 .337 .990
Jesse Haines 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 33 87 4 16 0 10 0 .184 .427
George Harper 3 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 .111 .273 .111 .384 0 0 0 *118 329 52 96 19 65 3 .292 .912
Andy High 4 17 1 5 2 0 0 1 1 3 .294 .333 .412 .745 0 0 0 111 368 58 105 6 37 2 .285 .744
Wattie Holm 3 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .333 0 0 0 102 386 61 107 3 47 1 .277 .728
Syl Johnson 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 38 5 6 0 1 0 .158 .422
Rabbit Maranville 4 13 2 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 .308 .357 .385 .742 1 0 1 112 366 40 88 1 34 3 .240 .652
Pepper Martin 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 13 11 4 0 0 2 .308 .708
Clarence Mitchell 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 *24 60 0 8 0 1 0 .133 .283
Ernie Orsatti 4 7 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 3 .286 .375 .429 .804 0 0 0 27 69 10 21 3 15 0 .304 .922
Flint Rhem 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 67 4 11 1 6 0 .164 .397
Bill Sherdel 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 38 84 10 19 1 8 1 .226 .615
Earl Smith 1 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .750 .750 .750 1.500 0 1 0 *56 143 11 34 2 18 0 .238 .650
Tommy Thevenow 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 69 171 11 35 0 13 0 .205 .575
Jimmie Wilson 3 11 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 .091 .091 .182 .273 0 1 2 *141 481 56 127 2 63 12 .264 .691
Totals 49 131 10 27 5 1 1 9 11 29 .206 .271 .282 .553 3 2 154 5357 807 1505 113 82 .281 .778

New York Yankees Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Waite Hoyt 2 2 1.50 2 0 0 2 18.0 14 4 3 6 14 1.111 42 31 3.36 23 7 8 273.0 279 60 67 1.242
George Pipgras 1 1 2.00 1 0 0 1 9.0 4 3 2 4 8 0.889 46 38 3.38 24 13 3 300.2 314 103 139 1.387
Tom Zachary 1 1 3.00 1 0 0 1 9.0 9 3 3 1 7 1.111 *27 20 4.98 9 12 1 148.1 184 55 26 1.611
Totals 4 4 2.00 4 0 0 4 36.0 27 10 8 11 29 1.056 154 154 3.737 101 53 1375.1 1466 452 487 1.395

St. Louis Cardinals Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Pete Alexander 2 1 19.80 0 1 0 0 5.0 10 11 11 4 2 2.800 34 31 3.36 16 9 2 243.2 262 37 59 1.227
Jesse Haines 1 1 4.50 0 1 0 0 6.0 6 6 3 3 3 1.500 33 28 3.18 20 8 0 240.1 238 72 77 1.290
Syl Johnson 2 0 4.50 0 0 0 0 2.0 4 2 1 1 1 2.500 34 6 3.90 8 4 4 120.0 117 33 66 1.250
Clarence Mitchell 1 0 1.59 0 0 0 0 5.2 2 1 1 2 3 0.706 *22 18 3.53 8 9 0 155.2 162 40 31 1.298
Flint Rhem 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 28 22 4.14 11 8 3 169.2 199 71 47 1.591
Bill Sherdel 2 2 4.73 0 2 0 0 13.1 15 7 7 3 3 1.350 38 27 2.86 21 10 5 248.2 251 56 72 1.235
Totals 9 4 6.09 0 4 0 0 34.0 37 27 23 13 13 1.471 154 154 3.377 95 59 1415.1 1470 399 422 1.321

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