1939 New York Giants (MLB) season

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1939 New York Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Horace Stoneham
Manager(s) Bill Terry
Local radio WABC
(Arch McDonald, Garnett Marks, Mel Allen)
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 97 57 -- .630
St. Louis Cardinals 92 61 4.5 .601
Brooklyn Dodgers 84 69 12.5 .549
Chicago Cubs 84 70 13 .545
New York Giants 77 74 18.5 .510
Pittsburgh Pirates 68 85 28.5 .444
Boston Bees 63 88 32.5 .417
Philadelphia Phillies 45 106 50.5 .298

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1939 New York Giants roster
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
3B Hafey, TomTom Hafey 70 256 62 .242 6 26

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
Ripple, JimmyJimmy Ripple 66 123 28 .228 1 12
Dickshot, JohnnyJohnny Dickshot 10 34 8 .235 0 5
Hayworth, RayRay Hayworth 5 13 3 .231 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
Castleman, SlickSlick Castleman 12 33.2 1 2 4.54 6

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
Brown, JumboJumbo Brown 31 4 0 7 4.15 24
Coffman, DickDick Coffman 28 1 2 3 3.08 9
Gorman, TomTom Gorman 4 0 0 0 7.20 2

Awards and honors[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Jersey City Giants International League Bert Niehoff
B Clinton Giants Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Blondy Ryan
C Fort Smith Giants Western Association Herschel Bobo
D Milford Giants Eastern Shore League Earl Smith and Val Picinich
D Salisbury Giants North Carolina State League Dick Luckey and John Cortuzzo

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Les Powers page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Johnny Dickshot page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Jimmy Ripple page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ 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]