1928 Brooklyn Robins
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Owner(s)Stephen McKeever
Manager(s)Wilbert Robinson
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The 1928 Brooklyn Robins finished in 6th place, despite pitcher Dazzy Vance leading the league in strikeouts for a seventh straight season as well as posting a career best 2.09 ERA.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 95 59 0.617 42–35 53–24
New York Giants 93 61 0.604 2 51–26 42–35
Chicago Cubs 91 63 0.591 4 52–25 39–38
Pittsburgh Pirates 85 67 0.559 9 47–30 38–37
Cincinnati Reds 78 74 0.513 16 44–33 34–41
Brooklyn Robins 77 76 0.503 17½ 41–35 36–41
Boston Braves 50 103 0.327 44½ 25–51 25–52
Philadelphia Phillies 43 109 0.283 51 26–49 17–60

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 7–15 5–17 10–12 6–16 13–9 5–16 4–18
Brooklyn 15–7 10–12 10–12–1 9–13–1 15–7 9–12 9–13
Chicago 17–5 12–10 13–9 14–8 13–9 11–11 11–11
Cincinnati 12–10 12–10–1 9–13 8–14 13–7 12–10 12–10
New York 16–6 13–9–1 8–14 14–8 17–5 11–11 14–8
Philadelphia 9–13 7–15 9–13 7–13 5–17 4–18 2–20
Pittsburgh 16–5 12–9 11–11 10–12 11–11 18–4 7–15
St. Louis 18–4 13–9 11–11 10–12 8–14 20–2 15–7


Notable transactions

Roster

1928 Brooklyn Robins
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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

Pos Player G AB R H Avg. HR RBI SB
C Hank DeBerry 82 258 19 65 .252 0 23 3
1B Del Bissonette 155 587 90 188 .320 25 106 5
2B Jake Flowers 103 339 51 93 .274 2 44 10
3B Harvey Hendrick 126 425 83 135 .318 11 59 16
SS Dave Bancroft 149 515 47 127 .247 0 51 7
OF Babe Herman 134 486 64 165 .340 12 91 1
OF Rube Bressler 145 501 78 148 .295 4 70 2
OF Max Carey 108 296 41 73 .247 2 19 18

Other batters

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

Player G AB R H Avg. HR RBI SB
Harry Riconda 92 281 22 63 .224 3 35 6
Ty Tyson 59 210 25 57 .271 1 21 3
Jigger Statz 77 171 28 40 .234 0 16 3
Wally Gilbert 39 153 26 31 .203 0 3 2
Butch Henline 55 132 12 28 .212 2 8 2
Johnny Gooch 42 101 9 32 .317 0 12 0
Joe Harris 55 89 8 21 .236 1 8 0
Jay Partridge 37 73 18 18 .247 0 12 2
Charlie Hargreaves 20 61 3 12 .197 0 5 1
Howard Freigau 17 34 6 7 .206 0 3 0
Overton Tremper 10 31 1 6 .194 0 1 0
Max West 7 21 4 6 .286 0 1 0
Al López 3 12 0 0 .000 0 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; BB = Bases on balls; SO = Strikeouts; CG = Complete games

Player G GS CG IP W L ERA BB SO
Dazzy Vance 38 32 24 280.1 22 10 2.09 72 200
Doug McWeeny 42 32 12 244.0 14 14 3.17 114 79
Jesse Petty 40 31 15 234.0 15 15 4.04 56 74

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; BB = Bases on balls; SO = Strikeouts; CG = Complete games

Player G GS CG IP W L ERA BB SO
Watty Clark 40 19 10 194.2 12 9 2.68 50 85
Jumbo Elliott 41 21 7 192.0 9 14 3.89 64 74
Bill Doak 28 12 4 99.1 3 8 3.26 35 12
Ray Moss 22 5 1 60.1 0 3 4.92 35 5

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; BB = Bases on balls; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L SV ERA BB SO
Rube Ehrhardt 28 54.0 1 3 2 4.67 27 12
Lou Koupal 17 37.1 1 0 1 2.41 15 10

Awards and honors

League top five finishers

Del Bissonette

Watty Clark

Dazzy Vance

Notes

References