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April 18, 2008

Yankees Hitters Pummell Sox For Fourth Straight Win

by @ 5:27 pm. Filed under 1928 Yankees, 1928 Yankees Diary - April, Lou Gehrig, Waite Hoyt

April 18, 1928 at Fenway Park
Yankees 10, Red Sox 7  (4-0)

Waite Hoyt gave up seven runs in his first start of the season but it was good enough for the win as the Yankees bested the Red Sox with an impressive offensive attack.  Hoyt gave up the seven runs on twelve hits and two walks with one strikeout.

Lou Gehrig had another nice day at the plate.  He went three for four with a double, an RBI and two runs.  Babe Ruth singled, drove in two and scored a run.

April 16, 2008

George Pipgras Holds Red Sox to Five Hits In Yankees Third Straight Win

by @ 3:22 am. Filed under 1928 Yankees, 1928 Yankees Diary - April, Bob Meusel, George Pipgras, Johnny Grabowski, Lou Gehrig

April 16, 1928 at Fenway Park
Yankees 7, Red Sox 2  (3-0)

George Pipgras threw a solid game and he went the distance as the Yankees opened up their series in Boston with a win.  He gave up just two runs on five hits and four walks with six strikeouts in the win.

Lou Gehrig belted his second homer of the season.  Bob Meusel went two for four with a double, two RBIs and a run.  Johnny Grabowski went two for four with a triple and two runs.

April 13, 2008

Lou Gehrig Homers As Yankees Edge Athletics

by @ 6:22 pm. Filed under 1928 Yankees, 1928 Yankees Diary - April, Bob Meusel, Earle Combs, Lou Gehrig, Wilcy Moore

April 13, 1928 at Shibe Park
Yankees 8, Athletics 7  (2-0)

Lou Gehrig, Earle Combs and Bob Meusel all had solid games at the plate as the Yankees edged the Athletics 8-7.  Gehrig hit his first homer of the season in the win. He also tripled and scored twice.  Earle Combs went three for five with three runs while Meusel went three for four with two runs and two RBIs.

Wilcy Moore picked up the win for the Yankees.  He gave up five runs on ten hits and four walks with two strikeouts in seven innings of work.

April 11, 2008

Babe Ruth Wins Duel Over Ty Cobb, Yankees Win Opener

by @ 3:21 am. Filed under 1928 Yankees, 1928 Yankees Diary - April, Babe Ruth, Herb Pennock, Lou Gehrig

April 11, 1928 at Shibe Park
Yankees 8, Athletics 3  (1-0)

Babe Ruth didn’t need the long ball as he scored three runs with a walk and a triple as the Yankees took their season opener over the Athletics.  Ty Cobb began his season with a pair of singles and two walks but it wasn’t nearly enough as the Yankees rolled over the Athletics.  Lou Gehrig had a nice game with two singles, a run and two RBIs.

Herb Pennock went the distance and he picked up the win.  He gave up three runs on seven hits and five walks with four strikeouts.

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