1923 New York Yankees Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 98-54
Finished 1st in the AL
Attendance: 1,534,531, Avg. 21,613
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Won World Series
World Series - Defeated New York Giants 4-2
Manager: Miller Huggins (98-54)
Location: New York, New York
1923 New York Yankees Statistics
1923 New York Yankees Results

The New York Yankees of the American League ended the 1923 season with a record of 98 wins and 54 losses, finishing first in the AL.

The Yankees paced the league with just 622 runs allowed. New York scored 823 runs. Babe Ruth walloped 41 home runs for the team and recorded 131 runs batted in, while leading hitters with significant playing time by hitting .393. Sad Sam Jones topped the squad with 21 wins, and Waite Hoyt, Herb Pennock, Bob Shawkey and Bullet Joe Bush each added 15 or more victories also Waite Hoyt recorded a 3.02 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Miller Huggins coached the team. The 1923 New York Yankees won the World Series.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Benny BengoughCRRJuly 27, 18985'7"168Niagara Falls, NY USA
Bullet Joe BushPRRNovember 27, 18925'9"173Ehime, MN USA
Joe Dugan3BRRMay 12, 18975'11"160Mahanoy City, PA USA
Mike GazellaSSRROctober 13, 18955'7"165Olyphant, PA USA
Lou Gehrig1BLLJune 19, 19036'0"200New York, NY USA
Hinkey HainesCFRRDecember 23, 18985'10"170Red Lion, PA USA
Harvey HendrickLFLRNovember 9, 18976'2"190Mason, TN USA
Fred HofmannCRRJune 10, 18945'11"175St. Louis, MO USA
Waite HoytPRRSeptember 9, 18996'0"180Brooklyn, NY USA
Ernie JohnsonSSLRApril 29, 18885'9"151Chicago, IL USA
Sad Sam JonesPRRJuly 26, 18926'0"170Woodsfield, OH USA
Carl MaysPLRNovember 12, 18915'11"195Liberty, KY USA
Mike McNallySSRRSeptember 13, 18935'11"150Minooka, PA USA
Bob MeuselLFRRJuly 19, 18966'3"190San Jose, CA USA
Herb PennockPBLFebruary 10, 18946'0"160Kennett Square, PA USA
George PipgrasPRRDecember 20, 18996'1"185Ida Grove, IA USA
Wally Pipp1BLLFebruary 17, 18936'1"180Chicago, IL USA
Oscar RoettgerPRRFebruary 19, 19006'0"170St. Louis, MO USA
Babe RuthOFLLFebruary 6, 18956'2"215Baltimore, MD USA
Wally SchangCBRAugust 22, 18895'10"180South Wales, NY USA
Everett ScottSSRRNovember 19, 18925'8"148Bluffton, IN USA
Bob ShawkeyPRRDecember 4, 18905'11"168Sigel, PA USA
Elmer SmithRFLRSeptember 21, 18925'10"165Erie County, OH USA
Aaron Ward2BRRAugust 28, 18965'10"160Booneville, AR USA
Whitey WittCFLRSeptember 28, 18955'7"150Orange, MA USA