1928 Brooklyn Robins season

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.

1928 Brooklyn Robins
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Owner(s)Stephen McKeever
Manager(s)Wilbert Robinson
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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

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

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
OF Babe Herman
OF Rube Bressler
OF Max Carey

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
Ty Tyson
Jigger Statz
Wally Gilbert 39 153 26 31 .203 0 3 2
Butch Henline
Johnny Gooch
Joe Harris 55 89 8 21 .236 1 8 0
Jay Partridge
Charlie Hargreaves 20 61 3 12 .197 0 5 1
Howard Freigau
Overton Tremper
Max West 7 21 4 6 .286 0 1 0
Al Lopez

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
Jesse Petty

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
Jumbo Elliott
Watty Clark 40 19 10 194.2 12 9 2.68 50 85
Bill Doak 28 12 4 99.1 3 8 3.26 35 12
Ray Moss

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 1 3 2 4.67 27 12
Lou Koupal

Awards and honors

League top five finishers

Del Bissonette

  • #4 in NL in home runs (25)

Watty Clark

  • #4 in NL in ERA (2.68)

Dazzy Vance

  • MLB leader in ERA (2.09)
  • MLB leader in strikeouts (200)
  • #3 in NL in wins (22)

Notes

  1. ^ Johnny Butler page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Charlie Hargreaves page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Howard Freigau page at Baseball Reference

References

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