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1929 New York Yankees season

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Local television  none
Start date  1929
Owner  Jacob Ruppert
Local radio  none
General manager  Ed Barrow
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Managers  Miller Huggins, Art Fletcher
Similar  1926 New York Yankees, 1922 New York Yankees, 1932 New York Yankees

The 1929 New York Yankees season was the team's 27th season in New York and its 29th overall. The team finished with a record of 88–66, finishing in second place, 18 games behind 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.

Contents

Regular season

  • April 16, 1929: The New York Yankees took to the field with uniform numbers for the first time.
  • Starters by position

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

    Other batters

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

    Starting pitchers

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

    Other pitchers

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

    Relief pitchers

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

    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)
  • References

    1929 New York Yankees season Wikipedia


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