1930 New York Giants (MLB) season

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1930 New York Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
  • New York City (since 1883)
Other information
Owner(s) Charles Stoneham
Manager(s) John McGraw
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The 1930 New York Giants season was the 48th in franchise history. The team finished third in the National League with a record of 87–67, 5 games behind the St. Louis Cardinals.

Regular season[edit]

Giants player Bill Terry was the last member of the Giants, and the last National League player in the 20th century, to have a batting average of .400 in one season.[1] In the process, he tied the National League record – set the previous year by Lefty O'Doul – for most hits in a single season with 254. As of the end of the 2009 season, that record still stands.

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 92 62 0.597 53–24 39–38
Chicago Cubs 90 64 0.584 2 51–26 39–38
New York Giants 87 67 0.565 5 46–31 41–36
Brooklyn Robins 86 68 0.558 6 49–28 37–40
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 74 0.519 12 42–35 38–39
Boston Braves 70 84 0.455 22 39–38 31–46
Cincinnati Reds 59 95 0.383 33 37–40 22–55
Philadelphia Phillies 52 102 0.338 40 35–42 17–60


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1930 National League Records

Sources:

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

Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 9–13 5–17 13–9 11–11 14–8 10–12 8–14
Brooklyn 13–9 8–14 13–9 13–9 15–7 13–9 11–11
Chicago 17–5 14–8 11–11 10–12 16–6–2 11–11 11–11
Cincinnati 9–13 9–13 11–11 7–15 12–10 8–14 3–19
New York 11–11 9–13 12–10 15–7 16–6 14–8 10–12
Philadelphia 8–14 7–15 6–16–2 10–12 6–16 9–13 6–16
Pittsburgh 12–10 9–13 11–11 14–8 8–14 13–9 13–9
St. Louis 14–8 11–11 11–11 19–3 12–10 16–6 9–13


Roster[edit]

1930 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
1B Terry, BillBill Terry 154 633 254 .403 23 129

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
Bancroft, DaveDave Bancroft 10 17 1 .059 0 0
Healy, FrancisFrancis Healy 7 2 0 .000 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

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
Donohue, PetePete Donohue 18 86.2 7 6 6.13 26
Chaplin, TinyTiny Chaplin 19 73 2 6 5.18 20
Benton, LarryLarry Benton 8 30 1 3 7.80 16

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

Awards and honors[edit]

League records[edit]

League leaders[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Toledo Mud Hens American Association Casey Stengel
A Bridgeport Bears Eastern League Hans Lobert

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Numbelievable!, p.49, Michael X. Ferraro and John Venziano, Triumph Books, 2007, Chicago, Illinois, ISBN 978-1-57243-990-0
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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