1949 New York Giants (MLB) season

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1949 New York Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Horace Stoneham
Manager(s) Leo Durocher
Local television WPIX
(Russ Hodges, Al Helfer)
Local radio WMCA
(Russ Hodges, Al Helfer)
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Brooklyn Dodgers 97 57 -- .630
St. Louis Cardinals 96 58 1 .612
Philadelphia Phillies 81 73 16 .526
Boston Braves 75 79 22 .487
New York Giants 73 81 24 .474
Pittsburgh Pirates 71 83 26 .461
Cincinnati Reds 62 92 35 .403
Chicago Cubs 61 93 36 .396

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1949 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
1B Mize, JohnnyJohnny Mize 106 388 102 .263 18 62
2B Thompson, HankHank Thompson 75 275 77 .280 9 34
3B Gordon, SidSid Gordon 141 489 139 .284 26 90

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
Irvin, MonteMonte Irvin 36 76 17 .224 0 7
Milne, PetePete Milne 31 29 7 .241 1 6

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
Hartung, ClintClint Hartung 33 154.2 9 11 5.00 48
Bowman, RogerRoger Bowman 2 6.1 0 0 4.26 4

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
Zabala, AdriánAdrián Zabala 15 41 2 3 5.27 13

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
Behrman, HankHank Behrman 43 3 3 0 4.92 25
Hansen, AndyAndy Hansen 33 2 6 1 4.61 26
Webb, RedRed Webb 20 1 1 0 4.03 9

Awards and honors[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Minneapolis Millers American Association Tommy Heath
AAA Jersey City Giants International League Joe Becker
A Jacksonville Tars Sally League Jack Aragón
A Sioux City Soos Western League Donald Ramsay
B Trenton Giants Interstate League Hugh Poland
B Richmond Colts Piedmont League Vinnie Smith
B Knoxville Smokies Tri-State League Frank Genovese
C Erie Sailors Middle Atlantic League Pete Pavich
C St. Cloud Rox Northern League Charlie Fox
C Idaho Falls Russets Pioneer League Johnny Babich, Lou Garland and Frank Gabler
C Reno Silver Sox Sunset League Lilio Marcucci
C Fort Smith Giants Western Association Harold Kollar
D Bristol Twins Appalachian League Ben Geraghty
D Sanford Giants Florida State League Hal Gruber
D Hickory Rebels North Carolina State League Owen Linn, Thomas Jackson,
William Proctor and Charlie Bowles
D Springfield Giants Ohio-Indiana League Tony Ravish
D Lawton Giants Sooner State League Louis Brower
D Lenoir Red Sox Western Carolina League Claude Jonnard
D Oshkosh Giants Wisconsin State League Dave Garcia

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Trenton, Lawton, Oshkosh[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Art Fowler page at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Foster Castleman 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]