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1929 New York Yankees

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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.
  multi-year:
Batting - 94, Pitching - 91 · one-year: Batting - 99, Pitching - 97


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1928 / 1930 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C Bill Dickey* 22 130 474 447 60 145 30 6 10 65 4 6 14 16 .324 .346 .485 .832 117 217 1 11
2 1B Lou Gehrig* 26 154 694 553 127 166 32 10 35 125 4 3 122 68 .300 .431 .584 1.015 165 323 5 12
3 2B Tony Lazzeri 25 147 639 545 101 193 37 11 18 106 9 10 68 45 .354 .429 .561 .991 159 306 4 18
4 SS Leo Durocher 23 106 385 341 53 84 4 5 0 32 3 1 34 33 .246 .320 .287 .607 61 98 3 7
5 3B Gene Robertson* 29 90 347 309 45 92 15 6 0 35 3 3 28 6 .298 .358 .385 .743 96 119 1 9
6 OF Bob Meusel 32 100 414 391 46 102 15 3 10 57 2 5 17 42 .261 .292 .391 .683 79 153 0 5
7 OF Babe Ruth* 34 135 587 499 121 172 26 6 46 154 5 3 72 60 .345 .430 .697 1.128 193 348 3 13
8 OF Earle Combs* 30 142 666 586 119 202 33 15 3 65 12 7 69 32 .345 .414 .468 .881 132 274 0 11
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 IF Mark Koenig# 24 116 400 373 44 109 27 5 3 41 1 1 23 17 .292 .335 .416 .751 97 155 1 3
10 3B Lyn Lary 23 80 269 236 48 73 9 2 5 26 4 1 24 15 .309 .380 .428 .808 113 101 3 5
11 OF Cedric Durst* 32 92 223 202 32 52 3 3 4 31 3 2 15 25 .257 .309 .361 .670 76 73 0 5
12 OF Samuel Byrd 22 62 203 170 32 53 12 0 5 28 1 4 28 18 .312 .409 .471 .880 131 80 0 4
13 OF Ben Paschal 33 42 82 72 13 15 3 0 2 11 1 2 6 3 .208 .269 .333 .603 58 24 0 3
14 C Johnny Grabowski 29 22 64 59 4 12 1 0 0 2 1 0 3 6 .203 .242 .220 .462 23 13 0 2
15 C Benny Bengough 30 23 62 62 5 12 2 1 0 7 0 0 0 2 .194 .194 .258 .452 18 16 0 0
16 C Arndt Jorgens 24 18 41 34 6 11 3 0 0 4 0 4 6 7 .324 .425 .412 .837 122 14 0 1
17 3B Julie Wera 27 5 14 12 1 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 .417 .462 .417 .878 133 5 0 1
18 George Burns 36 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
19 Liz Funk* 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 P George Pipgras 29 39 93 84 6 12 2 0 0 5 0 0 5 19 .143 .191 .167 .358 -5 14 0 4
21 P Waite Hoyt 29 30 85 76 9 17 4 1 0 6 0 0 1 11 .224 .234 .303 .536 40 23 0 8
22 P Ed Wells* 29 31 84 74 8 17 0 0 0 7 0 0 6 8 .230 .296 .230 .526 41 17 1 3
23 P Herb Pennock# 35 27 61 51 4 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 6 .176 .236 .176 .413 11 9 0 6
24 P Roy Sherid 22 33 57 50 1 9 1 0 0 5 0 0 4 19 .180 .241 .200 .441 17 10 0 3
25 P Fred Heimach* 28 36 52 49 5 9 2 0 1 2 0 0 3 12 .184 .231 .286 .516 36 14 0 0
26 P Tom Zachary* 33 26 49 42 3 10 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 8 .238 .273 .262 .535 42 11 1 5
27 P Wilcy Moore 32 41 16 15 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .067 .067 .067 .133 -65 1 0 1
28 P Hank Johnson 23 13 16 14 2 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 .071 .071 .143 .214 -45 2 0 2
29 P Gordon Rhodes 21 10 14 10 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .300 .364 .300 .664 77 3 0 3
30 P Myles Thomas 31 5 7 7 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .143 .143 .143 .286 -24 1 0 0
31 P Bots Nekola* 22 9 5 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .750 1.250 226 3 0 1
Team Totals 27.4 154 6112 5376 899 1589 264 74 142 827 53 52 555 502 .296 .364 .451 .815 114 2427 23 146
Rank in 8 AL teams 2 3 2 6 4 1 8 3 3 8 3 2 3 2 2 4
Non-Pitcher Totals 27.3 154 5573 4900 857 1498 252 73 141 791 53 52 530 400 .306 .376 .473 .849 123 2319 21 110
Pitcher Totals 28.9 154 539 476 42 91 12 1 1 36 0 0 25 102 .191 .235 .227 .461 22 108 2 36
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP George Pipgras 29 18 12 .600 4.23 39 33 3 13 3 0 225.1 229 132 106 16 95 125 5 0 4 987 91 4.31 1.438 9.1 0.6 3.8 5.0 1.32
2 SP Waite Hoyt 29 10 9 .526 4.24 30 25 3 12 0 2 201.2 219 115 95 9 69 57 3 0 2 884 91 4.25 1.428 9.8 0.4 3.1 2.5 0.83
3 SP Ed Wells* 29 13 9 .591 4.33 31 23 5 10 3 0 193.1 179 102 93 19 81 78 1 1 2 830 89 4.91 1.345 8.3 0.9 3.8 3.6 0.96
4 SP Herb Pennock* 35 9 11 .450 4.92 27 23 2 8 1 2 157.1 205 101 86 11 28 49 3 2 2 701 79 4.04 1.481 11.7 0.6 1.6 2.8 1.75
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
5 CL Wilcy Moore 32 6 4 .600 4.13 41 0 28 0 0 9 61.0 64 36 28 4 19 21 0 1 1 261 94 4.26 1.361 9.4 0.6 2.8 3.1 1.11
6 RP Roy Sherid 22 6 6 .500 3.61 33 15 13 9 0 1 154.2 165 81 62 6 55 51 5 0 2 668 107 4.17 1.422 9.6 0.3 3.2 3.0 0.93
7 RP Fred Heimach* 28 11 6 .647 4.01 35 10 14 3 3 4 134.2 141 72 60 5 29 26 3 0 3 565 96 3.97 1.262 9.4 0.3 1.9 1.7 0.90
8 RP Tom Zachary* 33 12 0 1.000 2.48 26 11 9 7 2 2 119.2 131 43 33 5 30 35 2 0 1 512 156 3.92 1.345 9.9 0.4 2.3 2.6 1.17
9 RP Gordon Rhodes 21 0 4 .000 4.85 10 4 4 0 0 0 42.2 57 32 23 3 16 13 2 2 1 195 80 4.73 1.711 12.0 0.6 3.4 2.7 0.81
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
10 Hank Johnson 23 3 3 .500 5.06 12 8 1 2 0 0 42.2 37 28 24 5 39 24 0 0 1 202 77 6.30 1.781 7.8 1.1 8.2 5.1 0.62
11 Bots Nekola* 22 0 0 4.34 9 1 7 0 0 0 18.2 21 10 9 0 15 2 0 0 0 88 91 5.36 1.929 10.1 0.0 7.2 1.0 0.13
12 Myles Thomas 31 0 2 .000 10.80 5 1 1 0 0 0 15.0 27 21 18 0 9 3 0 0 1 79 37 4.56 2.400 16.2 0.0 5.4 1.8 0.33
Team Totals 28.8 88 66 .571 4.19 154 154 90 64 12 20 1366.2 1475 773 637 83 485 484 24 6 20 5972 92 4.36 1.434 9.7 0.5 3.2 3.2 1.00
Rank in 8 AL teams 2 7 4 7 2 2 3 4 4 4 6 2 3
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown

Team Fielding--Totals

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Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Benny Bengough 30 23 20 8 56 47 8 1 1 .982 2.39 1 6 4 40% 44% C
Samuel Byrd 22 54 41 37 120 108 6 6 2 .950 2.11 OF
Earle Combs 30 141 141 132 381 358 10 13 5 .966 2.61 OF
Bill Dickey 22 127 106 96 583 476 95 12 13 .979 4.50 4 57 44 44% 44% C
Leo Durocher 23 105 97 85 579 229 327 23 66 .960 5.30 SS-2B
Cedric Durst 32 73 40 34 160 153 5 2 1 .988 2.16 OF-1B
Lou Gehrig 26 154 154 153 1549 1458 82 9 135 .994 10.00 1B
Johnny Grabowski 29 22 18 12 87 70 12 5 1 .943 3.73 1 7 4 36% 44% C
Fred Heimach 28 35 10 3 43 6 37 0 1 1.000 1.23 P
Waite Hoyt 29 30 25 12 47 8 37 2 1 .957 1.50 P
Hank Johnson 23 12 8 2 7 1 5 1 0 .857 0.50 P
Arndt Jorgens 24 15 10 6 48 41 6 1 1 .979 3.13 1 7 1 13% 44% C
Mark Koenig 24 99 86 84 388 133 221 34 38 .912 3.58 SS-3B-2B
Lyn Lary 23 71 55 50 222 65 146 11 19 .950 2.97 3B-SS-2B
Tony Lazzeri 25 147 147 140 862 368 467 27 102 .969 5.68 2B
Bob Meusel 32 96 93 91 222 206 9 7 2 .968 2.24 OF
Wilcy Moore 32 41 0 0 28 1 25 2 0 .929 0.63 P
Bots Nekola 22 9 1 0 9 1 8 0 1 1.000 1.00 P
Ben Paschal 33 21 15 6 41 37 2 2 0 .951 1.95 OF
Herb Pennock 35 27 23 8 35 4 31 0 2 1.000 1.30 P
George Pipgras 29 39 33 13 35 4 30 1 2 .971 0.87 P
Gordon Rhodes 21 10 4 0 11 2 7 2 1 .818 0.90 P
Gene Robertson 29 77 74 59 203 80 116 7 6 .966 2.55 3B
Babe Ruth 34 133 132 107 249 240 5 4 2 .984 1.84 OF
Roy Sherid 22 33 15 9 40 8 29 3 3 .925 1.12 P
Myles Thomas 31 5 1 0 6 0 6 0 0 1.000 1.20 P
Ed Wells 29 31 23 10 28 5 21 2 2 .929 0.84 P
Julie Wera 27 4 3 3 5 0 5 0 0 1.000 1.25 3B
Tom Zachary 33 26 11 7 19 2 15 2 1 .895 0.65 P
Team Totals 27.4 154 1386 1167 6063 4111 1773 179 408 .970 3.55 7 77 53 41% 44%
Rank in 8 AL teams 3 4 3
Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Benny Bengough 30 23 62 -7 0 0 0 1 -7 -0.6 2 -4 -0.4 .472 .496 -0.4 0.1 -4 $8,000 2
George Burns 36 9 9 -3 0 0 0 0 -3 -0.3 0 -2 -0.2 .471 .498 -0.2 0.0 -2 $9,000 Purchased
Samuel Byrd 22 62 203 9 -1 0 0 -2 6 0.6 8 14 1.3 .509 .503 1.3 -0.2 14 $3,000 O98/7
Earle Combs* 30 142 666 32 1 0 -2 -3 28 2.5 23 51 4.9 .518 .516 5.1 -0.4 53 $13,500 Traded *8O
Bill Dickey* 22 130 474 11 -1 0 2 4 16 1.5 18 33 3.3 .512 .509 3.0 0.6 31 $3,000 Purchased *2
Leo Durocher 23 106 385 -18 1 0 6 7 -4 -0.4 14 10 1.1 .496 .498 0.4 1.2 4 $4,000 Purchased 64
Cedric Durst* 32 92 223 -7 0 0 4 -3 -6 -0.6 8 2 0.2 .493 .496 -0.2 0.1 -2 $5,000 Traded O79/83
Liz Funk* 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $3,600
Lou Gehrig* 26 154 694 58 1 0 3 -7 54 5.1 25 80 7.6 .533 .531 7.3 -0.4 77 $25,000 Free Agency *3
Johnny Grabowski 29 22 64 -7 0 0 -1 1 -7 -0.7 2 -4 -0.4 .470 .496 -0.3 -0.0 -3 Traded 2
Fred Heimach* 28 36 52 -5 0 0 0 6 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .502 .501 0.1 0.0 1 $6,000 Traded 1
Waite Hoyt 29 30 85 -8 0 0 0 10 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .507 .501 0.2 0.0 2 $16,000 Traded 1
Hank Johnson 23 13 16 -4 0 0 0 2 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .488 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $7,500 1
Arndt Jorgens 24 18 41 1 -2 0 0 0 0 -0.0 2 2 0.2 .500 .500 0.1 0.0 2 $2,000 Purchased 2
Mark Koenig# 24 116 400 -1 1 0 -2 5 2 0.2 15 17 1.7 .502 .501 1.9 0.3 19 $10,000 Traded 65/4
Lyn Lary 23 80 269 6 1 0 3 2 12 1.2 10 22 2.2 .515 .507 1.9 0.5 19 $7,000 Traded 56/4
Tony Lazzeri 25 147 639 51 -1 0 3 5 57 5.3 24 81 7.8 .536 .533 7.4 0.8 78 $12,500 Traded *4
Bob Meusel 32 100 414 -14 -1 0 6 -4 -13 -1.3 16 2 0.3 .487 .492 -0.3 0.2 -4 Purchased O79
Wilcy Moore 32 41 16 -4 0 0 0 2 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .495 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $8,000 Traded 1
Bots Nekola* 22 9 5 1 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .515 .501 0.1 0.0 1 $3,900 /1
Ben Paschal 33 42 82 -5 -1 0 0 -1 -6 -0.6 3 -3 -0.3 .486 .496 -0.3 -0.1 -3 $7,000 Purchased O7/98
Herb Pennock# 35 27 61 -7 0 0 0 7 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $17,500 Traded 1
George Pipgras 29 39 93 -14 0 0 0 10 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .492 .498 -0.3 0.0 -3 $12,000 Traded 1
Gordon Rhodes 21 10 14 -1 0 0 0 2 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .510 .501 0.1 0.0 1 $3,600 Purchased 1
Gene Robertson* 29 90 347 0 -0 0 -3 2 -1 -0.1 13 12 1.2 .499 .500 1.5 -0.1 15 $4,500 Traded 5
Babe Ruth* 34 135 587 67 1 0 1 -6 63 5.8 22 85 8.0 .543 .536 7.9 -0.5 84 $52,000 Purchased *O97
Roy Sherid 22 33 57 -7 0 0 0 6 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $3,600 1
Myles Thomas 31 5 7 -1 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .491 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $6,500 Traded /1
Ed Wells* 29 31 84 -6 0 0 0 9 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .511 .502 0.3 0.0 3 $6,000 Purchased 1
Julie Wera 27 5 14 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.1 1 1 0.1 .517 .501 0.1 0.0 1 $3,600 Traded /5
Tom Zachary* 33 26 49 -4 0 0 0 5 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .506 .501 0.1 0.0 2 $10,000 Waivers 1
Team Total 27.4 1774 6112 115 -0 0 20 60 195 17.7 206 401 38.8 .510 .510 36.3 1.9 381 $273,300
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Fred Heimach* 28 134.2 35 10 72 4.81 4.62 0.14 0.00 92.3 4.14 -10 -1.0 1.0 -0.1 0.4 6 .472 .494 $6,000 Traded
Waite Hoyt 29 201.2 30 25 115 5.13 4.96 0.14 0.00 94.0 4.53 -14 -1.3 1.0 -0.1 0.7 10 .458 .492 $16,000 Traded
Hank Johnson 23 42.2 12 8 28 5.91 4.75 0.11 0.00 94.7 4.39 -7 -0.7 1.0 -0.0 -0.2 -2 .444 .496 $7,500
Wilcy Moore 32 61.0 41 0 36 5.31 5.04 0.13 0.00 95.9 4.71 -4 -0.4 1.0 -0.0 0.2 3 .490 .498 $8,000 Traded
Bots Nekola* 22 18.2 9 1 10 4.82 4.56 0.14 0.00 96.0 4.25 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .487 .499 $3,900
Herb Pennock* 35 157.1 27 23 101 5.78 4.80 0.14 0.00 94.2 4.39 -25 -2.2 1.0 -0.1 -0.6 -6 .419 .486 $17,500 Traded
George Pipgras 29 225.1 39 33 132 5.27 5.04 0.12 0.00 93.1 4.58 -18 -1.6 1.0 -0.1 0.6 9 .458 .490 $12,000 Traded
Gordon Rhodes 21 42.2 10 4 32 6.75 5.47 0.14 0.00 91.1 4.86 -9 -0.8 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -4 .419 .495 $3,600 Purchased
Roy Sherid 22 154.2 33 15 81 4.71 4.99 0.13 0.00 93.2 4.53 -3 -0.3 1.0 -0.1 1.2 15 .490 .498 $3,600
Myles Thomas 31 15.0 5 1 21 12.60 4.72 0.16 0.00 92.1 4.20 -14 -1.1 1.0 -0.0 -0.9 -12 .286 .493 $6,500 Traded
Ed Wells* 29 193.1 31 23 102 4.75 4.86 0.12 0.00 91.4 4.33 -9 -0.9 1.0 -0.1 1.0 14 .472 .495 $6,000 Purchased
Tom Zachary* 33 119.2 26 11 43 3.23 4.59 0.14 0.00 94.5 4.22 13 1.3 1.0 -0.1 2.5 27 .549 .508 $10,000 Waivers
Team Total 28.8 1366.2 298 154 773 5.09 4.88 0.13 0.00 93.3 4.43 -102 -9.1 1.0 -0.6 4.6 60 .470 .495 $100,600
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1928 / 1930 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics