1923 New York Giants season

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1923 New York Giants
National League Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
  • New York City (since 1883)
Other information
Owner(s) Charles Stoneham
Manager(s) John McGraw
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The 1923 New York Giants season was the franchise's 41st season. The Giants won the National League pennant with a 95-58 record. The team went on to lose to the New York Yankees in the 1923 World Series, four games to two.

Offseason[edit]

The Polo Grounds during the 1923 season,
with outfield seating expansion in progress.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 95 58 0.621 47–30 48–28
Cincinnati Reds 91 63 0.591 46–32 45–31
Pittsburgh Pirates 87 67 0.565 47–30 40–37
Chicago Cubs 83 71 0.539 12½ 46–31 37–40
St. Louis Cardinals 79 74 0.516 16 42–35 37–39
Brooklyn Robins 76 78 0.494 19½ 37–40 39–38
Boston Braves 54 100 0.351 41½ 22–55 32–45
Philadelphia Phillies 50 104 0.325 45½ 20–55 30–49


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1923 National League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 8–14 6–16 7–15 6–16 13–9 5–17 9–13–1
Brooklyn 14–8 10–12 8–14 11–11 12–10–1 11–11 10–12
Chicago 16–6 12–10 9–13 10–12 13–9 11–11 12–10
Cincinnati 15–7 14–8 13–9 12–10 19–3 8–14 10–12
New York 16–6 11–11 12–10 10–12 19–3 13–9 14–7
Philadelphia 9–13 10–12–1 9–13 3–19 3–19 9–13 7–15
Pittsburgh 17–5 11–11 11–11 14–8 9–13 13–9 12–10
St. Louis 13–9–1 12–10 10–12 12–10 7–14 15–7 10–12


Opening day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1923 New York 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
OF Meusel, IrishIrish Meusel 146 595 177 .297 19 125

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
Stengel, CaseyCasey Stengel 75 218 74 .339 5 43
Solomon, MoseMose Solomon 2 8 3 .375 0 1

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
McQuillan, HughHugh McQuillan 38 229.2 15 14 3.41 75
Bentley, JackJack Bentley 31 183 13 8 4.48 80

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
Ryan, RosyRosy Ryan 45 172.2 16 5 3.49 58
Barnes, JesseJesse Barnes 12 36 3 1 6.25 12

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
Jonnard, ClaudeClaude Jonnard 45 4 3 5 3.28 45
Barnes, VirgilVirgil Barnes 22 2 3 1 3.91 6

1923 World Series[edit]

Main article: 1923 World Series

Game 1[edit]

October 10, 1923 at Yankee Stadium in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (N) 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 8 0
New York (A) 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 12 1
W: Rosy Ryan (1–0)   L: Bullet Joe Bush (0–1)
HR: NYGCasey Stengel (1)

Game 2[edit]

October 11, 1923 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 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 10 0
New York (N) 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 9 2
W: Herb Pennock (1–0)  L: Hugh McQuillan (0–1)
HR: NYYAaron Ward (1), Babe Ruth (1), Babe Ruth (2)    NYGIrish Meusel (1)

Game 3[edit]

October 12, 1923 at Yankee Stadium 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 1 0 0 1 4 0
New York (A) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
W: Art Nehf (1–0)   L: Sad Sam Jones (0–1)
HR: NYGCasey Stengel (2)

Game 4[edit]

October 13, 1923 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 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 13 1
New York (N) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 4 13 1
W: Bob Shawkey (1–0)  L: Jack Scott (0–1)   S: Herb Pennock (1)
HR: NYGRoss Youngs (1)

Game 5[edit]

October 14, 1923 at Yankee Stadium in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (N) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2
New York (A) 3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 x 8 14 0
W: Bullet Joe Bush (1–1)   L: Jack Bentley (0–1)
HR: NYYJoe Dugan (1)

Game 6[edit]

October 15, 1923 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 0 0 0 5 0 6 5 0
New York (N) 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4 10 1
W: Herb Pennock (2–0)  L: Art Nehf (1–1)   S: Sad Sam Jones (1)
HR: NYYBabe Ruth (3), NYGFrank Snyder (1)

Awards and honors[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]