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1929 New York Yankees

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1928 / 1930

88-66, Finished 2nd in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Miller Huggins (82-61) and Art Fletcher (6-5)
Scored 899 runs, Allowed 775 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 87-67

Ballparks: Yankee Stadium I · Attendance: 960,148 (1st of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
Batting - 94, Pitching - 91 · one-year: Batting - 99, Pitching - 97

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1928 / 1930 Trades and Transactions

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

December 13, 1928

Sold Pat Collins to the Boston Braves.

December 24, 1928

Joe Dugan selected by the Boston Braves off waivers.

May 25, 1929 (Standings)

Signed Johnny Murphy as an amateur free agent.

June 15, 1929 (Standings)

Sold Myles Thomas to the Washington Senators.

June 19, 1929 (Standings)

Sold George Burns to the Philadelphia Athletics.

July 24, 1929 (Standings)

Purchased Ivy Andrews from Mobile (Southern Association) for $20,000.

August 17, 1929 (Standings)

Purchased Lefty Gomez from San Francisco (PCL) for $45,000.

September 17, 1929 (Standings)

Sold Gene Robertson to the Boston Braves.

October 7, 1929 (Standings)

Drafted Bill Karlon from Springfield (Eastern) in the 1929 rule 5 draft.

October 17, 1929

Sold Bob Meusel to the Cincinnati Reds.

November 21, 1929

Traded Johnny Grabowski, Wilcy Moore and Ben Paschal to St Paul (American Association). Received Bubbles Hargrave.

January 29, 1930

Purchased Ken Williams from the Boston Red Sox.

February 5, 1930

Sold Leo Durocher to the Cincinnati Reds. cash plus a player to be named

March 25, 1930

Sold Fred Heimach to Toledo (American Association).

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1928 / 1930 Trades and Transactions