1958 San Francisco Giants season

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1958 San Francisco Giants
1st Season in San Francisco
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Horace Stoneham
Manager(s) Bill Rigney
Local television none
Local radio KSFO
(Russ Hodges, Lon Simmons)
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The 1958 San Francisco Giants season involved the 80-74 team finishing in third place in the National League standings, twelve games behind the NL Champion Milwaukee Braves in their inaugural season in San Francisco, California.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Milwaukee Braves 92 62 -- .597
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 70 8 .545
San Francisco Giants 80 74 12 .519
Cincinnati Redlegs 76 78 16 .494
Chicago Cubs 72 82 20 .468
St. Louis Cardinals 72 82 20 .468
Los Angeles Dodgers 71 83 21 .461
Philadelphia Phillies 69 85 23 .448

Opening Day starters[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1958 San Francisco 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 Cepeda, OrlandoOrlando Cepeda 148 603 188 .312 25 96
3B Davenport, JimJim Davenport 134 434 111 .256 12 41
CF Mays, WillieWillie Mays 152 600 208 .347 29 96
RF Kirkland, WillieWillie Kirkland 122 418 108 .258 14 56

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
Speake, BobBob Speake 66 71 15 .211 3 10
King, JimJim King 34 56 12 .214 2 8
Taussig, DonDon Taussig 39 50 10 .200 1 4
Testa, NickNick Testa 1 0 0 ---- 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
Antonelli, JohnnyJohnny Antonelli 41 241.2 16 13 3.28 143
Gómez, RubénRubén Gómez 42 207.2 10 12 4.38 112
Fitzgerald, JohnJohn Fitzgerald 1 3 0 0 3.00 3

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
Monzant, RamónRamón Monzant 43 150.2 8 11 4.72 93
Barclay, CurtCurt Barclay 6 16 0 1 2.81 6

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
Crone, RayRay Crone 14 1 2 0 6.75 7
Constable, JimJim Constable 9 1 0 1 5.63 4
Burnside, PetePete Burnside 6 0 0 0 6.75 4

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Phoenix Giants Pacific Coast League Red Davis
AA Corpus Christi Giants Texas League Ray Murray
A Springfield Giants Eastern League Andy Gilbert
B Danville Leafs Carolina League Bobby Hofman
C Fresno Giants California League Mike McCormick
C St. Cloud Rox Northern League Richie Klaus
D Panama City Fliers Alabama-Florida League Bill Brightwell, Charles Clark,
Joe Tipton and Charley Grant
D Michigan City White Caps Midwest League Buddy Kerr
D Hastings Giants Nebraska State League Leo Schrall
D Artesia Giants Sophomore League Jodie Phipps

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Phoenix, Corpus Christi, Fresno[15]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]