1937 New York Giants (MLB) season

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1937 New York Giants
National League Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Horace Stoneham
Manager(s) Bill Terry
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The 1937 New York Giants season was the franchise's 55th season. The Giants won the National League pennant. The team went on to lose to the New York Yankees in the 1937 World Series, four games to one.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
New York Giants 95 57 .625
Chicago Cubs 93 61 3 .604
Pittsburgh Pirates 86 68 10 .558
St. Louis Cardinals 81 73 15 .526
Boston Bees 79 73 16 .520
Brooklyn Dodgers 62 91 33½ .405
Philadelphia Phillies 61 92 34½ .399
Cincinnati Reds 56 98 40 .364

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1937 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 Ott, MelMel Ott 151 545 160 .294 31 95

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
Madjeski, EdEd Madjeski 5 15 3 .200 0 2

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G GS IP W L ERA SO
Hubbell, CarlCarl Hubbell 39 32 261.2 22 8 3.20 159
Schumacher, HalHal Schumacher 38 29 217.2 13 12 3.60 100
Melton, CliffCliff Melton 46 27 248.0 20 9 2.61 142
Gumbert, HarryHarry Gumbert 34 24 200.1 10 11 3.68 65

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
Smith, AlAl Smith 33 85.2 5 4 4.20 41

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
Baker, TomTom Baker 13 1 0 0 4.06 11
Brennan, DonDon Brennan 6 1 0 0 6.75 1
Brown, JumboJumbo Brown 4 1 0 0 1.04 4

1937 World Series[edit]

Main article: 1937 World Series

Game 1[edit]

October 6, 1937 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 6 2
New York (A) 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 1 x 8 7 0
W: Lefty Gomez (1–0)  L: Carl Hubbell (0–1)
HR: NYYTony Lazzeri (1)

Game 2[edit]

October 7, 1937 at Yankee Stadium in New York, New York

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 7 0
New York (A) 0 0 0 0 2 4 2 0 x 8 12 0
W: Red Ruffing (1–0)  L: Cliff Melton (0–1)

Game 3[edit]

October 8, 1937 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 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 9 0
New York (N) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 4
W: Monte Pearson (1–0)   L: Hal Schumacher (0–1)   S: Johnny Murphy (1)

Game 4[edit]

October 9, 1937 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) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 9 0
New York (N) 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 x 7 12 3
W: Carl Hubbell (1–1)   L: Bump Hadley (0–1)
HR: NYYLou Gehrig (1)

Game 5[edit]

October 10, 1937 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 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 8 0
New York (N) 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 0
W: Lefty Gomez (2–0)   L: Cliff Melton (0–2)
HR: NYYMyril Hoag (1), Joe DiMaggio (1)    NYGMel Ott (1)

Awards and honors[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Jersey City Giants International League Travis Jackson
B Richmond Colts Piedmont League Eddie Mooers
C Greenwood Giants Cotton States League Frank Brazill
D Crisfield Crabbers Eastern Shore League Dan Pasquella and Bob Clark
D Blytheville Giants Northeast Arkansas League Herschel Bobo

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Blytheville[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tommy Thevenow page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Ed Madjeski page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ 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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