1940 New York Giants (MLB) season

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1940 New York Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Horace Stoneham
Manager(s) Bill Terry
Local radio WABC
(Mel Allen, Joe Bolton)
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 100 53 -- .654
Brooklyn Dodgers 88 65 12 .575
St. Louis Cardinals 84 69 16 .549
Pittsburgh Pirates 78 76 22.5 .506
Chicago Cubs 75 79 25.5 .487
New York Giants 72 80 37.5 .474
Boston Bees 65 87 34.5 .428
Philadelphia Phillies 50 103 50 .327

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1940 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
2B Cuccinello, TonyTony Cuccinello 88 307 64 .208 5 36

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
Glossop, AlAl Glossop 27 91 19 .209 4 8
McCarthy, JohnnyJohnny McCarthy 51 67 16 .239 0 5
Stewart, GlenGlen Stewart 15 29 4 .138 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
Hudlin, WillisWillis Hudlin 1 5 0 1 10.80 1

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
Dean, PaulPaul Dean 27 99.1 4 4 3.90 32
Carpenter, BobBob Carpenter 5 33 2 0 2.73 25

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 41 2 4 7 3.42 31

Awards and honors[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Jersey City Giants International League Bert Niehoff
A1 Knoxville Smokies Southern Association Neil Caldwell and Freddie Lindstrom
B Clinton Giants Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Josh Billings
B Richmond Colts Piedmont League Eddie Phillips
C Fort Smith Giants Western Association Herschel Bobo
D Milford Giants Eastern Shore League Bubber Jonnard
D Salisbury Giants North Carolina State League Johnnie Heving

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Tom Hafey page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Tony Cuccinello page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ a b Willis Hudlin 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

External links[edit]