1936 New York Giants (MLB) season

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1936 New York Giants
National League Champions
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Owner(s) Horace Stoneham
Manager(s) Bill Terry
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The 1936 New York Giants season was the franchise's 54th season. The Giants won the National League pennant. The team went on to lose to the New York Yankees in the 1936 World Series, four games to two.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Carl Hubbell became the first player to win two National League MVP Awards.[1]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 92 62 0.597 52–26 40–36
St. Louis Cardinals 87 67 0.565 5 43–33 44–34
Chicago Cubs 87 67 0.565 5 50–27 37–40
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 70 0.545 8 46–30 38–40
Cincinnati Reds 74 80 0.481 18 42–34 32–46
Boston Bees 71 83 0.461 21 35–43 36–40
Brooklyn Dodgers 67 87 0.435 25 37–40 30–47
Philadelphia Phillies 54 100 0.351 38 30–48 24–52


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1936 National League Records

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


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1936 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 Gus Mancuso 139 519 156 .301 9 63
1B Sam Leslie 117 417 123 .295 6 54
2B Burgess Whitehead 154 632 176 .278 4 47
SS Dick Bartell 145 510 152 .298 8 42
3B Travis Jackson 126 465 107 .230 7 53
OF Mel Ott 150 534 175 .328 33 135
OF Jo-Jo Moore 152 649 205 .316 7 63
OF Hank Leiber 101 337 94 .279 9 67

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
Jimmy Ripple 96 311 95 .305 7 47
Bill Terry 79 229 71 .310 2 39
Eddie Mayo 46 141 28 .199 1 8
Harry Danning 32 69 11 .159 0 4
Kiddo Davis 47 67 16 .239 0 5
Mark Koenig 42 58 16 .276 1 7
Roy Spencer 19 18 5 .278 0 3
Joe Martin 7 15 4 .267 0 2
Johnny McCarthy 4 16 7 .438 1 2
Jim Sheehan 1 4 0 .000 0 0
Babe Young 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Charlie English 1 1 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
Carl Hubbell 42 304 26 6 2.31 123
Hal Schumacher 35 215.1 11 13 3.47 75
Al Smith 43 209.1 14 13 3.78 89
Freddie Fitzsimmons 28 141 10 7 3.32 35

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
Frank Gabler 43 161.2 9 8 3.12 46
Harry Gumbert 39 140.2 11 3 3.90 52
Slick Castleman 29 111.2 4 7 5.64 54

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
Dick Coffman 24 7 5 7 3.90 26
Firpo Marberry 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

1936 World Series[edit]

Game 1[edit]

September 30, 1936, at the Polo Grounds in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 2
New York (N) 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 x 6 9 1
W: Carl Hubbell (1–0)   L: Red Ruffing (0–1)
HR:    NYY George Selkirk (1) – NYGDick Bartell (1)

Game 2[edit]

October 2, 1936, at the Polo Grounds in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 2 0 7 0 0 1 2 0 6 18 17 0
New York (N) 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 6 1
W: Lefty Gomez (1–0)   L: Hal Schumacher (0–1)
HR: NYYTony Lazzeri (1), Bill Dickey (1)

Game 3[edit]

October 3, 1936, 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 1 0 0 0 0 1 11 0
New York (A) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 x 2 4 0
W: Bump Hadley (1–0)  L: Freddie Fitzsimmons (0–1)   S: Pat Malone (1)
HR: NYGJimmy Ripple (1)    NYYLou Gehrig (1)

Game 4[edit]

October 4, 1936, 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 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 7 1
New York (A) 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 x 5 10 1
W: Monte Pearson (1–0)  L: Carl Hubbell (1–1)
HR: NYYLou Gehrig (2)

Game 5[edit]

October 5, 1936, at Yankee Stadium in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
New York (N) 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5 8 3
New York (A) 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 10 1
W: Hal Schumacher (1–1)  L: Pat Malone (0–1)
HR: NYYGeorge Selkirk (2)

Game 6[edit]

October 6, 1936, at the Polo Grounds in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 7 13 17 2
New York (N) 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 5 9 1
W: Lefty Gomez (2–0)   L: Freddie Fitzsimmons (0–2)   S: Johnny Murphy (1)
HR: NYYJake Powell (1)    NYGMel Ott (1), Jo-Jo Moore (1)

Award winners[edit]

  • Carl Hubbell, National League MVP

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA San Francisco Seals Pacific Coast League Lefty O'Doul
C Greenwood Giants Cotton States League Frank Brazill
C Tyler Trojans West Dixie League Wally Dashiell
C Muskogee Tigers Western Association David Miner and Carl Kentling
D Tallahassee Capitols Georgia–Florida League Dutch Hofmann
D Portageville-Owensboro Pirates KITTY League Hughie Wise

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Tallahassee

Portageville franchise transferred to Owensboro, July 17, 1936[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.151, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  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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