1937 New York Giants (MLB) season

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1937 New York Giants
National League Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Horace Stoneham
Manager(s) Bill Terry
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
New York Giants 95 57 .625
Chicago Cubs 93 61 3 .604
Pittsburgh Pirates 86 68 10 .558
St. Louis Cardinals 81 73 15 .526
Boston Bees 79 73 16 .520
Brooklyn Dodgers 62 91 33½ .405
Philadelphia Phillies 61 92 34½ .399
Cincinnati Reds 56 98 40 .364

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1937 New York Giants
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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
OF Ott, MelMel Ott 151 545 160 .294 31 95

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
Madjeski, EdEd Madjeski 5 15 3 .200 0 2

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Player G GS IP W L ERA SO
Hubbell, CarlCarl Hubbell 39 32 261.2 22 8 3.20 159
Schumacher, HalHal Schumacher 38 29 217.2 13 12 3.60 100
Melton, CliffCliff Melton 46 27 248.0 20 9 2.61 142
Gumbert, HarryHarry Gumbert 34 24 200.1 10 11 3.68 65

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
Smith, AlAl Smith 33 85.2 5 4 4.20 41

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
Baker, TomTom Baker 13 1 0 0 4.06 11
Brennan, DonDon Brennan 6 1 0 0 6.75 1
Brown, JumboJumbo Brown 4 1 0 0 1.04 4

1937 World Series[edit]

Main article: 1937 World Series

Game 1[edit]

October 6, 1937 at Yankee Stadium in New York, New York

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (N) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 2
New York (A) 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 1 x 8 7 0
W: Lefty Gomez (1-0)  L: Carl Hubbell (0-1)
HR: NYYTony Lazzeri (1)

Game 2[edit]

October 7, 1937 at Yankee Stadium in New York, New York

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (N) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0
New York (A) 0 0 0 0 2 4 2 0 x 8 12 0
W: Red Ruffing (1-0)  L: Cliff Melton (0-1)

Game 3[edit]

October 8, 1937 at the Polo Grounds in New York, New York

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 9 0
New York (N) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 4
W: Monte Pearson (1-0)   L: Hal Schumacher (0-1)   S: Johnny Murphy (1)

Game 4[edit]

October 9, 1937 at the Polo Grounds in New York, New York

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 9 0
New York (N) 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 x 7 12 3
W: Carl Hubbell (1-1)   L: Bump Hadley (0-1)
HR: NYYLou Gehrig (1)

Game 5[edit]

October 10, 1937 at the Polo Grounds in New York, New York

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 8 0
New York (N) 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 0
W: Lefty Gomez (2-0)   L: Cliff Melton (0-2)
HR: NYYMyril Hoag (1), Joe DiMaggio (1)    NYGMel Ott (1)

Awards and honors[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Jersey City Giants International League Travis Jackson
B Richmond Colts Piedmont League Eddie Mooers
C Greenwood Giants Cotton States League Frank Brazill
D Crisfield Crabbers Eastern Shore League Dan Pasquella and Bob Clark
D Blytheville Giants Northeast Arkansas League Herschel Bobo

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Blytheville[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tommy Thevenow page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Ed Madjeski page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

References[edit]

Preceded by
New York Giants
1936
National League Championship Season
1937
Succeeded by
Chicago Cubs
1938