1928 New York Yankees Roster

The 1928 New York Yankees team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1928 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1928 New York Yankees Opening Day starters list, a 1928 New York Yankees salary list, a 1928 New York Yankees uniform number breakdown and a 1928 New York Yankees primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

"I'm not a headline guy. I know that as long as I was following (Babe) Ruth to the plate I could have stood on my head and no one would have known the difference." - Lou Gehrig
1928 New York Yankees


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Complete Roster

6-00
180
Right
Right
1903-10-20
5-11
166
Right
Right
1889-07-13
6-00
175
Left
Left
1901-01-27
6-00
180
Right
Right
1899-09-09
175
Right
Right
1906-05-21
6-00
195
Right
Right
1897-05-20
6-00
160
Left
Both
1894-02-10
6-01½
185
Right
Right
1899-12-20
6-00
185
Right
Left
1898-03-15
5-11
175
Right
Right
1900-05-24
5-10
170
Right
Right
1890-08-22
5-09½
170
Right
Right
1897-10-22
6-01
187
Left
Left
1896-05-07
5-07½
168
Right
Right
1898-07-27
5-09
178
Right
Right
1896-09-13
6-02
185
Right
Left
1907-06-06
5-10
185
Right
Right
1900-01-07
6-01½
180
Right
Right
1893-01-31
5-11
160
Right
Right
1897-05-12
5-10
160
Right
Right
1905-07-27
5-07½
165
Right
Right
1895-10-13
6-00
200
Left
Left
1903-06-19
6-00
180
Right
Both
1904-07-19
5-11½
170
Right
Right
1903-12-06
5-07
152
Right
Left
1899-12-25
6-00
185
Right
Left
1899-05-14
5-11
160
Left
Left
1896-08-23
6-03
190
Right
Right
1896-07-19
5-11
185
Right
Right
1895-10-13
6-02
215
Left
Left
1895-02-06


The 1928 New York Yankees played 154 games during the regular season, won 101 games, lost 53 games, and finished in first position. They played their home games at Yankee Stadium (Park Factors: 97/93) where 1,072,132 fans witnessed their 1928 Yankees finish the season with a .656 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1928 New York Yankees Opening Day starters list, a 1928 New York Yankees salary list, a 1928 New York Yankees uniform number breakdown and a 1928 New York Yankees primary starters list:

1928 New York Yankees
Opening Day Starters


No Opening Day Information Available


1928 New York Yankees
Salaries

Babe Ruth $70,000.00
Lou Gehrig $25,000.00
Herb Pennock $17,500.00
Waite Hoyt $16,000.00
Earle Combs $13,500.00
Bob Meusel $13,000.00
Tony Lazzeri $12,500.00
Joe Dugan $12,000.00
Stan Coveleski $10,000.00
Mark Koenig $10,000.00
Benny Bengough $8,000.00
Wilcy Moore $8,000.00
Ben Paschal $7,000.00
George Pipgras $7,000.00
Myles Thomas $6,500.00
Mike Gazella $6,000.00
Fred Heimach $5,400.00
Cedric Durst $5,000.00
Hank Johnson $5,000.00
Gene Robertson $4,500.00
Leo Durocher $3,000.00
Bill Dickey $2,500.00


1928 New York Yankees
Uniform Numbers

Uniform Numbers Not Worn

Did you know that a 1928 New York Yankees Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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