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1930 New York Yankees

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1929 / 1931

86-68, Finished 3rd in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bob Shawkey (86-68)
Scored 1062 runs, Allowed 898 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 89-65

Ballparks: Yankee Stadium I · Attendance: 1,169,230 (1st of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 96, Pitching - 93 · one-year: Batting - 90, Pitching - 88


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1929 / 1931 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Frank Barnes 30 L L 6' 2" 195 Jan 9, 1900 2 3 2 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.0 $5,400
Benny Bengough 31 R R 5' 7" 168 Jul 27, 1898 8 44 29 44 44 0 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $5,000
Samuel Byrd 23 R R 5' 10" 175 Oct 15, 1906 2 92 54 92 85 0 0 0 0 0 0 45 12 28 85 6 1 0.5 $6,000
Ownie Carroll 27 R R 5' 10" 165 Nov 11, 1902 5 11 1 11 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -0.7 $7,500
Ben Chapman 21 R R 6' 0" 190 Dec 25, 1908 1st 138 134 138 136 0 0 0 45 91 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.7 $4,500
Earle Combs HOF 31 L R 6' 0" 185 May 14, 1899 7 137 121 137 135 0 0 0 0 0 0 55 45 35 135 2 0 5.2 $13,500
Dusty Cooke 23 L R 6' 1" 205 Jun 23, 1907 1st 92 51 92 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 27 26 73 15 4 0.2 $5,000
Bill Dickey HOF 23 L R 6' 1" 185 Jun 6, 1907 3 109 91 109 102 0 102 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 2.9 $10,000
Cedric Durst 33 L L 5' 11" 160 Aug 23, 1896 7 9 5 9 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 1 2 -0.2 $6,000
Foster Edwards 26 R R 6' 3" 175 Sep 1, 1903 5 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $6,000
Lou Gehrig HOF 27 L L 6' 0" 200 Jun 19, 1903 8 154 154 154 154 0 0 153 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 9.6 $25,000
Sam Gibson 30 L R 6' 2" 198 Aug 5, 1899 4 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4 $4,800
Lefty Gomez HOF 21 L L 6' 2" 173 Nov 26, 1908 1st 15 6 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $2,700
Bubbles Hargrave 37 R R 5' 10" 174 Jul 15, 1892 12 45 28 45 35 0 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0.2 $10,000
Bill Henderson 28 R R 6' 0" 190 Nov 4, 1901 1st 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Ken Holloway 32 R R 6' 0" 185 Aug 8, 1897 9 16 0 16 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $6,500
Waite Hoyt HOF 30 R R 6' 0" 180 Sep 9, 1899 13 8 7 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 $15,000
Hank Johnson 24 R R 5' 11" 175 May 21, 1906 5 51 15 51 44 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 1.4 $7,500
Arndt Jorgens 25 R R 5' 9" 160 May 18, 1905 2 16 6 16 16 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $4,800
Bill Karlon 21 R R 6' 1" 190 Jan 21, 1909 1st 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 -0.1 $3,000
Mark Koenig 25 B R 6' 0" 180 Jul 19, 1904 6 21 18 21 19 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.1 $10,000
Lyn Lary 24 R R 6' 0" 165 Jan 28, 1906 2 117 112 117 113 0 0 0 0 0 113 0 0 0 0 4 0 1.9 $7,500
Tony Lazzeri HOF 26 R R 5' 11" 170 Dec 6, 1903 5 143 142 143 142 0 0 1 77 60 8 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.5 $16,000
Lou McEvoy 28 R R 6' 2" 203 May 30, 1902 1st 28 1 28 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.2
Herb Pennock HOF 36 B L 6' 0" 160 Feb 10, 1894 18 25 19 25 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 $15,000
George Pipgras 30 R R 6' 1" 185 Dec 20, 1899 6 44 30 44 44 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.4 $12,000
Jimmie Reese 28 L R 5' 11" 165 Oct 1, 1901 1st 77 38 77 53 0 0 0 48 5 0 0 0 0 0 22 2 1.5 $7,000
Gordon Rhodes 22 R R 6' 0" 187 Aug 11, 1907 2 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $3,600
Harry Rice 28 L R 5' 9" 185 Nov 22, 1901 8 100 87 100 93 0 0 6 0 1 0 4 82 1 87 7 0 1.8 $6,000
Red Ruffing HOF 25 R R 6' 1" 205 May 3, 1905 7 52 25 52 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 4.2 $6,750
Babe Ruth HOF 35 L L 6' 2" 215 Feb 6, 1895 17 145 145 145 145 1 0 0 0 0 0 53 0 91 144 0 0 10.5 $70,000
Roy Sherid 23 R R 6' 2" 185 Jan 25, 1907 2 37 21 37 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $6,000
Ed Wells 30 L L 6' 1" 183 Jun 7, 1900 7 29 21 29 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.2 $7,500
Billy Werber 22 R R 5' 10" 170 Jun 20, 1908 1st 4 3 4 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 $2,700
Yats Wuestling 26 R R 5' 11" 167 Oct 18, 1903 2 25 14 25 24 0 0 0 0 3 21 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.6 $4,500
Tom Zachary 34 L L 6' 1" 187 May 7, 1896 13 3 3 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $10,500
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1929 / 1931 Roster (40-man)