1928 Major League Baseball season

1928 MLB season
League Major League Baseball
Sport Baseball
Duration April 10 – October 14, 1928
Regular Season
League Postseason
AL champions New York Yankees
NL champions St. Louis Cardinals
World Series
Champions New York Yankees
  Runners-up St. Louis Cardinals

The 1928 Major League Baseball season.

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

 American LeagueNational League
TypeNameStatNameStat
AVGGoose Goslin WSH.379Rogers Hornsby BSN.387
HRBabe Ruth NYY54Jim Bottomley STL
Hack Wilson CHC
31
RBILou Gehrig NYY
Babe Ruth NYY
142Jim Bottomley STL136
WinsLefty Grove PHA
George Pipgras NYY
24Burleigh Grimes PIT25
ERAGarland Braxton PHA2.47Dazzy Vance BRO2.09
SOLefty Grove PHA183Dazzy Vance BRO200
SVWaite Hoyt NYY8Hal Haid STL
Bill Sherdel STL
5
SBBuddy Myer BOS30Kiki Cuyler CHC37

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

American League
ClubWinsLossesWin %  GB
New York Yankees 101 53 .656 --
Philadelphia Athletics 98 55 .641 2.5
St. Louis Browns 82 72 .532 19
Washington Senators 75 79 .487 26
Chicago White Sox 72 82 .468 29
Detroit Tigers 68 86 .442 33
Cleveland Indians 62 92 .403 39
Boston Red Sox 57 96 .373 43.5

National League final standings

National League
ClubWinsLossesWin %  GB
St. Louis Cardinals 95 59 .617 --
New York Giants 93 61 .604 2
Chicago Cubs 91 63 .591 4
Pittsburgh Pirates 85 67 .559 9
Cincinnati Reds 78 74 .513 16
Brooklyn Robins 77 76 .503 17.5
Boston Braves 50 103 .327 44.5
Philadelphia Phillies 43 109 .283 51

Managers

American League

Team Manager Comments
Boston Red Sox Bill Carrigan
Chicago White Sox Ray Schalk and Lena Blackburne
Cleveland Indians Roger Peckinpaugh
Detroit Tigers George Moriarty
New York Yankees Miller Huggins
Philadelphia Athletics Connie Mack
St. Louis Browns Dan Howley
Washington Senators Bucky Harris

National League

Team Manager Comments
Boston Braves Jack Slattery and Rogers Hornsby
Brooklyn Robins Wilbert Robinson
Chicago Cubs Joe McCarthy
Cincinnati Reds Jack Hendricks
New York Giants John McGraw
Philadelphia Phillies Burt Shotton
Pittsburgh Pirates Donie Bush
St. Louis Cardinals Bill McKechnie


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