1942 New York Giants (MLB) season

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1942 New York Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Horace Stoneham
Manager(s) Mel Ott
Local radio WOR
(Mel Allen, Connie Desmond)
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Offseason[edit]

  • Prior to 1942 season: Al Sima was signed as an amateur free agent by the Giants.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 106 48 -- .688
Brooklyn Dodgers 104 50 2 .675
New York Giants 85 67 20 .559
Cincinnati Reds 76 76 29 .500
Pittsburgh Pirates 66 81 36.5 .449
Chicago Cubs 68 86 38 .442
Boston Braves 59 89 44 .399
Philadelphia Phillies 42 109 62.5 .278

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1942 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
3B Werber, BillyBilly Werber 98 370 76 .205 1 13
OF Ott, MelMel Ott 152 549 162 .295 30 93

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

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
Mungo, VanVan Mungo 9 36.1 1 2 5.94 27

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
Adams, AceAce Adams 61 7 4 11 1.84 33

Awards and honors[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Jersey City Giants International League Frank Snyder
A1 Oklahoma City Indians Texas League Homer Peel, Jimmy Payton,
John Kroner and Clay Touchstone
B Jacksonville Tars Sally League Babe Ganzel
C Fort Smith Giants Western Association Freddie Lindstrom
D Bristol Twins Appalachian League Hal Gruber
D Natchez Giants Evangeline League Herschel Bobo
D Salisbury Giants North Carolina State League Johnnie Heving
D Oshkosh Giants Wisconsin State League Fred Schulte

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Fort Smith, Bristol

Evangeline League folded, May 30, 1942[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Al Sima page at Baseball Reference
  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

References[edit]