1921 New York Giants season

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1921 New York Giants
National League Champions
World Series Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
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Owner(s)Charles Stoneham
Manager(s)John McGraw
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The 1921 New York Giants season was the franchise's 39th season, which culminated in the Giants defeating the New York Yankees in the World Series.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 94 59 0.614 53–26 41–33
Pittsburgh Pirates 90 63 0.588 4 45–31 45–32
St. Louis Cardinals 87 66 0.569 7 48–29 39–37
Boston Braves 79 74 0.516 15 42–32 37–42
Brooklyn Robins 77 75 0.507 16½ 41–37 36–38
Cincinnati Reds 70 83 0.458 24 40–36 30–47
Chicago Cubs 64 89 0.418 30 32–44 32–45
Philadelphia Phillies 51 103 0.331 43½ 29–47 22–56


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1921 National League Records

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


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1921 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
C Frank Snyder 108 309 99 .320 8 45
1B High Pockets Kelly 149 587 181 .308 23 122
2B Johnny Rawlings 86 307 82 .267 1 30
SS Dave Bancroft 153 606 193 .318 6 67
3B Frankie Frisch 153 618 211 .341 8 100
OF Ross Youngs 141 504 165 .327 3 102
OF George Burns 149 605 181 .299 4 61
OF Irish Meusel 62 243 80 .329 2 36

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
Earl Smith 89 229 77 .336 10 51
Curt Walker 64 192 55 .286 3 35
Goldie Rapp 58 181 39 .215 0 15
Eddie Brown 70 128 36 .281 0 12
Lee King 39 94 21 .223 0 7
Bill Cunningham 40 76 21 .276 1 12
Pat Patterson 23 35 14 .400 1 5
Mike González 13 24 9 .375 0 0
John Monroe 19 21 3 .143 1 3
Casey Stengel 18 22 5 .227 0 2
Alex Gaston 20 22 5 .227 0 3
Joe Berry 9 6 2 .333 0 2
Hank Schreiber 4 6 2 .333 0 2
Joe Connolly 2 4 0 .000 0 0
Wally Kopf 2 3 1 .333 0 0
Bud Heine 1 2 0 .000 0 0
Butch Henline 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Jim Mahady 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
Art Nehf 41 260.2 20 10 3.63 67
Jesse Barnes 42 258.2 15 9 3.10 56
Fred Toney 42 249.1 18 11 3.61 63
Phil Douglas 40 221.2 15 10 4.22 55

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
Rosy Ryan 36 147.1 7 10 3.73 58
Rube Benton 18 72 5 2 2.88 11
Red Shea 9 32 5 2 3.09 10
Red Causey 7 14.2 1 1 2.45 1
Pol Perritt 5 11.2 2 0 3.86 5

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
Slim Sallee 37 6 4 2 3.64 23
Walter Zink 2 0 0 0 2.25 1
Claude Jonnard 1 0 0 1 0.00 7

World series[edit]

Game 1[edit]

October 5, 1921, at the Polo Grounds (IV) in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 7 0
New York (N) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
W: Carl Mays (1–0)  L: Phil Douglas (0–1)

Game 2[edit]

October 6, 1921, at the Polo Grounds (IV) in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (N) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
New York (A) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 x 3 3 0
W: Waite Hoyt (1–0)  L: Art Nehf (0–1)

Game 3[edit]

October 7, 1921, at the Polo Grounds (IV) in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 8 0
New York (N) 0 0 4 0 0 0 8 1 x 13 20 0
W: Jesse Barnes (1–0)  L: Jack Quinn (0–1)

Game 4[edit]

October 9, 1921, at the Polo Grounds (IV) in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (N) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 4 9 1
New York (A) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 7 1
W: Phil Douglas (1–1)  L: Carl Mays (1–1)
HR: NYYBabe Ruth (1)

Game 5[edit]

October 10, 1921, at the Polo Grounds (IV) in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 1
New York (N) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 1
W: Waite Hoyt (2–0)  L: Art Nehf (0–2)

Game 6[edit]

October 11, 1921, at the Polo Grounds (IV) in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (N) 0 3 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 8 13 0
New York (A) 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 7 2
W: Jesse Barnes (2–0)  L: Bob Shawkey (0–1)
HR: NYGIrish Meusel (1), Frank Snyder (1), NYYChick Fewster (1)

Game 7[edit]

October 12, 1921, at the Polo Grounds (IV) in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 1
New York (N) 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 x 2 6 0
W: Phil Douglas (2–1)  L: Carl Mays (1–2)

Game 8[edit]

October 13, 1921, at the Polo Grounds (IV) in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (N) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0
New York (A) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1
W: Art Nehf (1–2)  L: Waite Hoyt (2–1)

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]