1944 New York Giants (MLB) season

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1944 New York Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Horace Stoneham
Manager(s) Mel Ott
Local radio WINS
(Don Dunphy, Bill Slater)
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The 1944 New York Giants season was a season in American baseball. The team finished in 5th place in the National League with a record of 67 wins and 87 losses.[1]

Offseason[edit]

  • Prior to 1944 season: Art Fowler was signed by the Giants as an amateur free agent.[2]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 105 49 -- .682
Pittsburgh Pirates 90 63 14.5 .588
Cincinnati Reds 89 65 16 .578
Chicago Cubs 75 79 30 .487
New York Giants 67 87 38 .435
Boston Braves 65 89 40 .422
Brooklyn Dodgers 63 91 42 .409
Philadelphia Phillies 61 92 43.5 .399

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1944 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
C Lombardi, ErnieErnie Lombardi 117 373 95 .255 10 58
OF Ott, MelMel Ott 120 399 115 .288 26 82
OF Medwick, JoeJoe Medwick 128 490 165 .337 7 85

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
Nichols, RoyRoy Nichols 11 9 2 .222 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
Allen, JohnnyJohnny Allen 18 84 4 7 4.07 33

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

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 65 8 11 13 4.25 32
Barthelson, BobBob Barthelson 7 1 1 0 4.66 4
Rosso, FrankFrank Rosso 2 0 0 0 9.00 1

Awards and honors[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Jersey City Giants International League Gabby Hartnett
B Richmond Colts Piedmont League Ben Chapman and Taylor Sanford
D Bristol Twins Appalachian League Hal Gruber
D Springfield Giants Ohio State League Earl Wolgamot
D Erie Sailors PONY League Bill Harris

[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1944 New York Giants at Baseball-Reference". Archived from the original on October 13, 2007. Retrieved November 1, 2007. 
  2. ^ Art Fowler 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

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