1918 New York Yankees
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Owner(s)Jacob Ruppert and Tillinghast L'Hommedieu Huston
Manager(s)Miller Huggins
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The 1918 New York Yankees season was the 17th season for the Yankees. The team finished with a record of 60–63, finishing 13.5 games behind the American League champion Boston Red Sox. New York was managed by Miller Huggins. Their home games were played at the Polo Grounds.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 75 51 0.595 49–21 26–30
Cleveland Indians 73 54 0.575 38–22 35–32
Washington Senators 72 56 0.562 4 41–32 31–24
New York Yankees 60 63 0.488 13½ 37–29 23–34
St. Louis Browns 58 64 0.475 15 23–30 35–34
Chicago White Sox 57 67 0.460 17 30–26 27–41
Detroit Tigers 55 71 0.437 20 28–29 27–42
Philadelphia Athletics 52 76 0.406 24 35–32 17–44

Record vs. opponents


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Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 12–7 10–10 13–5 6–11 13–6 14–5 7–7
Chicago 7–12 10–11 6–10 12–6 11–10 5–5 6–13
Cleveland 10–10 11–10 10–3 11–7–1 13–7–1 10–6 8–11
Detroit 5–13 10–6 3–10 9–10–1 9–11 10–10 9–11–1
New York 11–6 6–12 7–11–1 10–9–1 8–4 10–10–1 8–11
Philadelphia 6–13 10–11 7–13–1 11–9 4–8 8–10 6–12–1
St. Louis 5–14 5–5 6–10 10–10 10–10–1 10–8 12–7
Washington 7–7 13–6 11–8 11–9–1 11–8 12–6–1 7–12


Roster

1918 New York Yankees roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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 Truck Hannah 90 250 55 .220 2 21
1B Wally Pipp 91 349 106 .304 2 44
2B Del Pratt 126 477 131 .275 2 55
SS Roger Peckinpaugh 122 446 103 .231 0 43
3B Frank Baker 126 504 154 .306 6 62
OF Ping Bodie 91 324 83 .256 3 46
OF Frank Gilhooley 112 427 118 .276 1 23
OF Elmer Miller 67 202 49 .243 1 22

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
Roxy Walters 64 191 38 .199 0 12
Ham Hyatt 53 131 30 .229 2 10
Armando Marsans 37 123 29 .236 0 9
Bill Lamar 28 110 25 .227 0 2
Jack Fournier 27 100 35 .350 0 12
John Hummel 22 61 18 .295 0 4
Aaron Ward 20 32 4 .125 0 1
Hugh High 7 10 0 .000 0 0
Zinn Beck 11 8 0 .000 0 1
Muddy Ruel 3 6 2 .333 0 0
Sammy Vick 2 3 2 .667 0 1
Paddy O'Connor 1 3 1 .333 0 0
Chick Fewster 5 2 1 .500 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
Slim Love 38 228.2 13 12 3.07 95
Ray Caldwell 24 176.2 9 8 3.06 59
Allen Russell 27 141 7 11 3.26 54
Hank Thormahlen 16 112.2 7 3 2.48 22
Bob McGraw 1 0.0 0 1 0

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
George Mogridge 45 239.1 16 13 2.18 62
Happy Finneran 23 114.1 3 6 3.78 34
Ray Keating 15 48.1 2 2 3.91 16
Hank Robinson 11 48 2 4 3.00 14
Roy Sanders 6 25.2 0 2 4.21 8
Bob Shawkey 3 16 1 1 1.13 3

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
Dazzy Vance 2 0 0 0 15.43 0
Ed Monroe 1 0 0 0 4.50 1
Alex Ferguson 1 0 0 0 0.00 1
Walter Bernhardt 1 0 0 0 0.00 1