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1927 New York Yankees

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1926 / 1928

110-44, Finished 1st in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Miller Huggins (110-44)
Scored 975 runs, Allowed 599 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 109-45

Ballparks: Yankee Stadium I · Attendance: 1,164,015 (1st of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
Batting - 98, Pitching - 94 · one-year: Batting - 102, Pitching - 95

Postseason:  Won World Series (4-0) over Pittsburgh Pirates

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1926 / 1928 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from October 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 19, 1926

Traded players to be named later to the Washington Senators. Received Dutch Ruether. The New York Yankees sent Garland Braxton (October 19, 1926) and Nick Cullop (October 19, 1926) to the Washington Senators to complete the trade.

December 21, 1926

Traded $40000 and 2 players to be named to St Paul (American Association). Received Julie Wera.


Sold Herb McQuaid to St Paul (American Association).

January 13, 1927

Traded Aaron Ward to the Chicago White Sox. Received Johnny Grabowski and Ray Morehart.

February 8, 1927

Traded Sad Sam Jones to the St. Louis Browns. Received Cedric Durst and Joe Giard.

August 8, 1927 (Standings)

Traded $20000 and a player to be named to St Paul (American Association). Received Gene Robertson.

August 12, 1927 (Standings)

Traded $125,000 to Oakland (PCL). Received Lyn Lary and Jimmie Reese.

December 21, 1927

Signed Stan Coveleski as a free agent.


Purchased Bill Dickey from Jackson (Cotton States) for $12,500.

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1926 / 1928 Trades and Transactions