1909 New York Giants season

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1909 New York Giants
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Owner(s) John T. Brush
Manager(s) John McGraw
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The 1909 New York Giants season was the franchise's 27th season. The team finished in third place in the National League with an 92-61 record, 18½ games behind the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburg 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


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1909 National League Records

Sources:

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Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 11–11 1–21 5–17 8–14–2 10–12 1–20 9–13
Brooklyn 11–11 5–16 5–17–1 7–15 11–11 4–18 12–10–1
Chicago 21–1 16–5 16–6 11–11–1 16–6 9–13 15–7–1
Cincinnati 17–5 17–5–1 6–16 9–13–1 9–12–1 7–15–1 12–10
New York 14–8–2 15–7 11–11–1 13–9–1 12–10 11–11–1 16–5
Philadelphia 12–10 11–11 6–16 12–9–1 10–12 7–15 16–6
Pittsburg 20–1 18–4 13–9 15–7–1 11–11–1 15–7 18–3
St. Louis 13–9 10–12–1 7–15–1 10–12 5–16 6–16 3–18


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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