1928 Philadelphia Phillies
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Owner(s)William F. Baker
Manager(s)Burt Shotton
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The 1928 Philadelphia Phillies season was a season in Major League Baseball. The Phillies finished eighth in the National League with a record of 43 wins and 109 losses.

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

1928 National League Records

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


Roster

1928 Philadelphia Phillies
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 Walt Lerian 96 239 65 .272 2 25
1B Don Hurst 107 396 113 .285 19 64
2B Fresco Thompson 152 634 182 .287 3 50
SS Heinie Sand 141 426 90 .211 0 38
3B Pinky Whitney 151 585 176 .301 10 103
OF Denny Sothern 141 579 165 .285 5 38
OF Freddy Leach 145 588 179 .304 13 96
OF Chuck Klein 64 253 91 .360 11 34

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
Cy Williams 99 238 61 .256 12 37
Spud Davis 67 163 46 .282 3 18
Johnny Schulte 65 113 28 .248 4 17
Bill Deitrick 52 100 20 .200 0 7
Bernie Friberg 52 94 19 .202 1 7
Art Jahn 36 94 21 .223 0 11
Russ Wrightstone 33 91 19 .209 1 11
Bill Kelly 23 71 12 .169 0 5
Jimmie Wilson 21 70 21 .300 0 13
Al Nixon 25 64 15 .234 0 7
Harvey MacDonald 13 16 4 .250 0 2

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
Ray Benge 40 201.2 8 18 4.55 68
Jimmy Ring 35 176 4 17 6.44 70
Hub Pruett 13 71.1 2 4 4.54 35
Earl Caldwell 5 34.2 1 4 5.71 6
Marty Walker 1 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
Les Sweetland 37 135.1 3 15 6.58 23
Alex Ferguson 34 134.2 5 10 5.88 51
Claude Willoughby 35 130.2 6 5 5.30 26
Augie Walsh 38 122.1 4 9 6.18 38
Russ Miller 33 108 0 12 5.42 19
John Milligan 13 68 2 5 4.37 22

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
Bob McGraw 39 7 8 1 5.18 28
Ed Baecht 9 1 1 0 6.00 10
Ed Lennon 5 0 0 0 8.76 6
Clarence Mitchell 3 0 0 0 9.53 0
June Greene 1 0 0 0 9.00 0