1930 New York Giants (MLB) season

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1930 New York Giants
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Owner(s) Charles Stoneham
Manager(s) John McGraw
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The 1930 New York Giants season was the 48th in franchise history. The team finished third in the National League with a record of 87-67, 5 games behind the St. Louis Cardinals.

Regular season[edit]

Giants player Bill Terry was the last member of the Giants, and the last National League player in the 20th century, to have a batting average of .400 in one season.[1] In the process, he tied the National League record -- set the previous year by Lefty O'Doul -- for most hits in a single season with 254. As of the end of the 2009 season, that record still stands.

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 92 62 -- .597
Chicago Cubs 90 64 2 .584
New York Giants 87 67 5 .565
Brooklyn Robins 86 68 6 .558
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 74 12 .519
Boston Braves 70 84 22 .455
Cincinnati Reds 59 95 33 .383
Philadelphia Phillies 52 102 40 .338

Roster[edit]

1930 New York Giants
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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
1B Terry, BillBill Terry 154 633 254 .403 23 129

Other batters[edit]

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
Bancroft, DaveDave Bancroft 10 17 1 .059 0 0
Healy, FrancisFrancis Healy 7 2 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Donohue, PetePete Donohue 18 86.2 7 6 6.13 26
Chaplin, TinyTiny Chaplin 19 73 2 6 5.18 20
Benton, LarryLarry Benton 8 30 1 3 7.80 16

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors[edit]

League records[edit]

League leaders[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Toledo Mud Hens American Association Casey Stengel
A Bridgeport Bears Eastern League Hans Lobert

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Numbelievable!, p.49, Michael X. Ferraro and John Venziano, Triumph Books, 2007, Chicago, Illinois, ISBN 978-1-57243-990-0
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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