1952 New York Giants (MLB) season

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1952 New York Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Horace Stoneham
Manager(s) Leo Durocher
Local television WPIX
(Russ Hodges, Ernie Harwell)
Local radio WMCA
(Russ Hodges, Ernie Harwell)
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Brooklyn Dodgers 96 57 -- .627
New York Giants 92 62 4.5 .597
St. Louis Cardinals 88 66 8.5 .571
Philadelphia Phillies 87 67 9.5 .565
Chicago Cubs 77 77 19.5 .500
Cincinnati Reds 69 85 27.5 .448
Boston Braves 64 89 32 .418
Pittsburgh Pirates 42 112 54.5 .273

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1952 New York Giants
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
OF Elliott, BobBob Elliott 98 272 62 .228 10 35

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
Rhodes, DustyDusty Rhodes 67 176 44 .250 10 36
Diering, ChuckChuck Diering 41 23 4 .174 0 2
Howerton, BillBill Howerton 11 15 1 .067 0 1
Noble, RayRay Noble 6 5 0 .000 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
Lanier, MaxMax Lanier 37 137 7 12 3.94 37
Corwin, AlAl Corwin 21 67.2 6 1 2.66 36
Gregg, HalHal Gregg 16 36.1 0 1 4.71 13
Connelly, BillBill Connelly 11 31.2 5 0 4.55 22
Bowman, RogerRoger Bowman 2 3 0 0 12.00 0

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
Bamberger, GeorgeGeorge Bamberger 5 0 0 0 9.00 0

Award winners[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Minneapolis Millers American Association Frank Genovese
AA Nashville Vols Southern Association Hugh Poland
A Jacksonville Tars Sally League Ben Geraghty
A Sioux City Soos Western League Ray Mueller
B Sunbury Giants Interstate League Skeeter Scalzi and Jim Reggio
B Knoxville Smokies Tri-State League Jack Aragón and Fred Gerken
C St. Cloud Rox Northern League Charlie Fox
C Muskogee Giants Western Association Andy Gilbert
D Kingsport Cherokees Appalachian League Harold Kollar
D Moultrie Giants Georgia-Florida League Richie Klaus
D Big Stone Gap Rebels Mountain States League Len Cross
D Statesville Owls North Carolina State League Ed Sokol and Bob Deese
D Pauls Valley Raiders Sooner State League Louis Brower
D Oshkosh Giants Wisconsin State League Dave Garcia

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Eddie Stanky page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Bill Howerton 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]