1926 New York Yankees season: Wikis

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1926 New York Yankees team.jpg
1926 New York Yankees
1926 AL Champions
Major league affiliations
Location
1926 Information
Owner(s) Jacob Ruppert
Manager(s) Miller Huggins
Local television none
Local radio none

The New York Yankees' 1926 season was their 24th season. The team finished with a record of 91-63, winning their fourth pennant, finishing three games ahead of the Cleveland Indians. New York was managed by Miller Huggins. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they lost in 7 games, with the series ending with Babe Ruth being caught stealing second in the bottom of the 9th inning in game 7.

Contents

Regular season

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Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 91 63 .591 --
Cleveland Indians 88 66 .571 3
Philadelphia Athletics 83 67 .553 6
Washington Senators 81 69 .540 8
Chicago White Sox 81 72 .529
Detroit Tigers 79 75 .513 12
St. Louis Browns 62 92 .403 29
Boston Red Sox 46 107 .301 44½

Roster

1926 New York Yankees roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Collins, PatPat Collins 102 290 83 .286 7 35
1B Gehrig, LouLou Gehrig 155 572 179 .313 16 112
2B Lazzeri, TonyTony Lazzeri 155 589 162 .275 18 114
3B Dugan, JoeJoe Dugan 123 484 125 .288 1 64
SS Koenig, MarkMark Koenig 147 617 167 .271 5 62
OF Ruth, BabeBabe Ruth 152 495 184 .372 47 150
OF Combs, EarleEarle Combs 145 606 113 .299 8 55
OF Meusel, BobBob Meusel 108 415 130 .315 12 81

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Paschal, BenBen Paschal 96 258 74 .287 7 32
Gazella, MikeMike Gazella 66 168 39 .232 0 20
Severeid, HankHank Severeid 41 127 34 .268 0 13
Bengough, BennyBenny Bengough 36 84 32 .388 0 14
Carlyle, RoyRoy Carlyle 35 52 20 .381 0 11
Ward, AaronAaron Ward 22 31 10 .323 0 3
Adams, SpencerSpencer Adams 28 25 3 .120 0 1
Skiff, BillBill Skiff 6 11 1 .091 0 0
Cullop, NickNick Cullop 2 2 1 .500 0 0
Merkle, FredFred Merkle 1 2 0 .000 0 0
Barnes, HoneyHoney Barnes 1 0 0 .000 0 0
Davis, KiddoKiddo Davis 1 0 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Pennock, HerbHerb Pennock 40 266.3 23 11 3.62 78
Shocker, UrbanUrban Shocker 41 258.3 19 11 3.38 59
Hoyt, WaiteWaite Hoyt 40 217.7 16 12 3.85 79
Ruether, DutchDutch Ruether 5 36 2 3 3.50 8

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jones, SamSam Jones 39 161 9 8 4.98 69
Thomas, MylesMyles Thomas 33 140.3 6 6 4.23 38
Shawkey, BobBob Shawkey 29 104.3 8 7 3.62 63
Beall, WalterWalter Beall 20 81.7 2 4 3.53 56

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Braxton, GarlandGarland Braxton 37 5 1 2 2.67 30
McQuaid, HerbHerb McQuaid 17 1 0 0 6.10 6
Johnson, HankHank Johnson 1 0 0 1 18.00 0

World series

Game Date Visitor Score Home Score Record

(NYY-PIT)

Attendance
1 October 2 St. Louis Cardinals 1 New York Yankees 2 1-0 61,658
2 October 3 St. Louis Cardinals 6 New York Yankees 2 1-1 63,600
3 October 7 New York Yankees 0 St. Louis Cardinals 4 1-2 37,708
4 October 9 New York Yankees 10 St. Louis Cardinals 5 2-2 38,825
5 October 9 New York Yankees 3 St. Louis Cardinals 2 3-2 39,552
6 October 9 New York Yankees 2 St. Louis Cardinals 10 3-3 48,615
7 October 9 New York Yankees 2 St. Louis Cardinals 3 3-4 38,093
St. Louis Cardinals win 4-3

References

Preceded by
Washington Senators
1925
American League Champions
New York Yankees

1926
Succeeded by
New York Yankees
1927

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