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1928 New York Yankees

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1927 / 1929

101-53, Finished 1st in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Miller Huggins (101-53)
Scored 894 runs, Allowed 685 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 95-59

Ballparks: Yankee Stadium I · Attendance: 1,072,132 (1st of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
Batting - 98, Pitching - 94 · one-year: Batting - 93, Pitching - 90

Postseason:  Won World Series (4-0) over St. Louis Cardinals

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1927 / 1929 Trades and Transactions

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

December 21, 1927

Signed Stan Coveleski as a free agent.


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

August 6, 1928 (Standings)

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

August 23, 1928 (Standings)

Selected Tom Zachary off waivers from the Washington Senators.

August 24, 1928 (Standings)

Purchased Arndt Jorgens from Oklahoma City (Western).

August 28, 1928 (Standings)

Purchased Ed Wells from Birmingham (Southern Association).

September, 1928 (Standings)

Purchased Gordon Rhodes from Hollywood (PCL). (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

September 17, 1928 (Standings)

Purchased George Burns from the Cleveland Indians.

December 13, 1928

Sold Pat Collins to the Boston Braves.

December 24, 1928

Joe Dugan selected by the Boston Braves off waivers.

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1927 / 1929 Trades and Transactions