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1929 New York Yankees
Major league affiliations
Location
1929 Information
Owner(s) Jacob Ruppert
Manager(s) Miller Huggins and Art Fletcher
Local television none
Local radio none

The New York Yankees' 1929 season was their 27th season. The team finished with a record of 88-66, finishing in second place, 18 games behind of the Philadelphia Athletics. This ended a streak of three straight championships from 1926 to 1928. New York was managed by Miller Huggins until his death on September 25. They played at Yankee Stadium.

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Regular season

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Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Philadelphia Athletics 104 46 .693 --
New York Yankees 88 66 .571 18
Cleveland Indians 81 71 .533 24
St. Louis Browns 79 73 .520 26
Washington Senators 71 81 .467 34
Detroit Tigers 70 84 .455 36
Chicago White Sox 59 93 .388 46
Boston Red Sox 58 96 .377 48

Roster

1929 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 Dickey, BillBill Dickey 130 447 145 .324 10 65
1B Gehrig, LouLou Gehrig 154 553 166 .300 35 126
2B Lazzeri, TonyTony Lazzeri 147 545 193 .354 18 106
3B Robertson, GeneGene Robertson 90 309 92 .298 0 35
SS Durocher, LeoLeo Durocher 100 341 84 .246 0 32
LF Combs, EarleEarle Combs 142 586 202 .345 3 65
CF Meusel, BobBob Meusel 100 391 102 .261 10 57
RF Ruth, BabeBabe Ruth 135 499 172 .345 46 154

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

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
Pipgras, GeorgeGeorge Pipgras 39 225.1 18 12 4.23 125

Other 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
Heimach, FredFred Heimach 35 134.2 11 6 4.01 26

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors

League top ten finishers

Lou Gehrig

  • #2 in AL in home runs (35)
  • #2 in AL in on-base percentage (.431)
  • #3 in AL in runs scored (127)
  • #3 in AL in walks (122)
  • #4 in AL in RBI (126)
  • #4 in AL in slugging percentage (.584)

Tony Lazzeri

  • #4 in AL in on-base percentage (.429)

George Pipgras

  • #3 in AL in strikeouts (125)

Babe Ruth

  • MLB leader in home runs (46)
  • MLB leader in slugging percentage (.697)
  • #2 in AL in RBI (154)
  • #3 in AL in on-base percentage (.430)

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
D Chambersburg Young Yanks Blue Ridge League Tommy Clarke

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Notes

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

References


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