1909 New York Giants season

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1909 New York Giants
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Other information
Owner(s) John T. Brush
Manager(s) John McGraw
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The 1909 New York Giants season was a season in Major League Baseball. It involved the Giants finishing third in the National League.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 110 42 0.724 56–21 54–21
Chicago Cubs 104 49 0.680 47–29 57–20
New York Giants 92 61 0.601 18½ 44–33 48–28
Cincinnati Reds 77 76 0.503 33½ 39–38 38–38
Philadelphia Phillies 74 79 0.484 36½ 40–37 34–42
Brooklyn Superbas 55 98 0.359 55½ 34–45 21–53
St. Louis Cardinals 54 98 0.355 56 26–48 28–50
Boston Doves 45 108 0.294 65½ 27–47 18–61


Roster[edit]

1909 New York Giants
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

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 Schlei, AdmiralAdmiral Schlei 92 279 68 .244 0 30
1B Tenney, FredFred Tenney 101 375 88 .235 3 30
2B Doyle, LarryLarry Doyle
3B Devlin, ArtArt Devlin
SS Bridwell, AlAl Bridwell 145 476 140 .294 0 55
LF McCormick, MooseMoose McCormick
CF O'Hara, BillBill O'Hara
RF Murray, RedRed Murray

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
Merkle, FredFred Merkle 79 236 45 .191 0 20

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
Mathewson, ChristyChristy Mathewson
Raymond, BugsBugs Raymond
Wiltse, HooksHooks Wiltse
Ames, RedRed Ames 34 244 15 10 2.69 156
Marquard, RubeRube Marquard

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
Crandall, DocDoc Crandall 30 122 6 4 2.88 55

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
Durham, BullBull Durham 4 0 0 1 3.27 2

Awards and honors[edit]

League top five finishers[edit]

Red Ames

  • #5 strikeouts (156)

Al Bridwell

  • #3 on-base percentage (.386)
  • #5 batting average (.294)

Larry Doyle

  • #3 slugging percentage (.419)
  • #4 batting average (.302)

Christy Mathewson

  • #1 earned run average (1.14)
  • #2 wins (25)

Moose McCormick

  • #5 slugging percentage (.402)

Red Murray

  • #1 home runs (7)
  • #2 runs batted in (91)
  • #2 stolen bases (48)

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