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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 25, 2007

Waite Hoyt Touched Up For Five Runs in Loss to Senators

by @ 5:34 pm. Filed under 1927 Yankees, 1927 Yankees Diary - April, Lou Gehrig, Mike Gazella, Waite Hoyt

April 25, 1927 at Yankee Stadium

Senators 5, Yankees 4  (8-4)

The Yankees continued their dry spell with their fourth loss in six games.  Waite Hoyt lost his first game of the season and he gave up five runs on nine hits and five hits with five strikeouts.

Lou Gehrig doubled twice and he scored a run in the loss.  Mike Gazella doubled and scored two runs.

April 21, 2007

Lou Gehrig Powers Yankees to Blowout Win Over Athletics

by @ 5:19 pm. Filed under 1927 Yankees, 1927 Yankees Diary - April, Bob Meusel, Earle Combs, Lou Gehrig, Tony Lazzeri, Waite Hoyt, Wilcy Moore

April 21, 1927 at Shibe Park

Yankees 13, Athletics 6  (7-2)

The Yankees ran up the score again behind the bat of Lou Gehrig.  The Iron Horse went two for five with a homerun, three runs.  Tony Lazzeri went yard with a three run shot while both Earle Combs and Bob Muesel had three hits and three runs.

Waite Hoyt had a tough time and he was bounced in the fifth inning.  Wilcy Moore did a nice job in relief and he picked up the win, giving up only one hit in 4 2/3 innings.

April 17, 2007

Lou Gehrig Homers Twice in Yankees Blowout Win Over Red Sox

by @ 6:14 pm. Filed under 1927 Yankees, 1927 Yankees Diary - April, Lou Gehrig, Pat Collins, Waite Hoyt

April 17, 1927 at Yankee Stadium

Yankees 14, Red Sox 2  (5-0)

The Yankees made it five straight with a fourteen run, eighteen hit attack in which Lou Gehrig led the way with two homeruns.  He finished the game with three hits, three runs while Pat Collins had three hits and two runs.  Every Yankee starter had a hit except for Waite Hoyt and seven players had at least two hits.

Hoyt threw a nice game and he gave up two runs on eight hits with five strikeouts.

April 12, 2007

Yankees Blow Out Athletics in Home Opener

by @ 8:35 am. Filed under 1927 Yankees, 1927 Yankees Diary - April, Babe Ruth, Earle Combs, Joe Dugan, Waite Hoyt

April 12, 1927 at Yankee Stadium

Yankees 8, Athletics 3  (1-0)

The Yankees took care of the Athletics in grand fashion today in their opener, and it front of a record crowd of 65,000 no less.  Waite Hoyt threw a solid game and he picked up the win.  He gave up three runs on eight hits and three walks with three strikeouts.

Joe Dugan was three for four in the game and he scored once while leadoff man Earle Combs doubled and scored twice.  Babe Ruth had a tough game though.  He struck out twice and popped up to finish an unimpressive 0 for 3.

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