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 GB Pct.
New York Giants 92 62 -- .597
Chicago Cubs 87 67 5 .565
St. Louis Cardinals 87 67 5 .565
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 70 8 .545
Cincinnati Reds 74 80 18 .481
Boston Bees 71 83 21 .461
Brooklyn Dodgers 67 87 25 .435
Philadelphia Phillies 54 100 38 .351

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 6–16 13–9 9–13 12–10 8–14 13–9
Brooklyn 12–10 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 13–9 12–10 14–8 7–15 15–7 9–13
St. Louis 9–13 13–9 13–9 12–10 12–10 15–7 13–9


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
SS Bartell, DickDick Bartell 145 510 152 .298 8 42

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

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
Hubbell, CarlCarl Hubbell 42 304 26 6 2.31 123

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
Castleman, SlickSlick 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

1936 World Series[edit]

Main article: 1936 World Series

Game 1[edit]

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

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, New York

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, New York

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, New York

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, New York

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, New York

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, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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