1944 New York Giants (MLB) season

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1944 New York Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
  • New York City (since 1883)
Other information
Owner(s) Horace Stoneham
Manager(s) Mel Ott
Local radio WINS
(Don Dunphy, Bill Slater)
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The 1944 New York Giants season was the franchise's 62nd season. The team finished in fifth place in the National League with an 67-87 record, 38 games behind the St. Louis Cardinals. [1]

Offseason[edit]

  • Prior to 1944 season: Art Fowler was signed by the Giants as an amateur free agent.[2]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 105 49 0.682 54–22 51–27
Pittsburgh Pirates 90 63 0.588 14½ 49–28 41–35
Cincinnati Reds 89 65 0.578 16 45–33 44–32
Chicago Cubs 75 79 0.487 30 35–42 40–37
New York Giants 67 87 0.435 38 39–36 28–51
Boston Braves 65 89 0.422 40 38–40 27–49
Brooklyn Dodgers 63 91 0.409 42 37–39 26–52
Philadelphia Phillies 61 92 0.399 43½ 29–49 32–43


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1944 National League Records

Sources:

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

Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 9–13 11–11 8–14 9–13 11–11–1 9–13 8–14
Brooklyn 13–9 8–14–1 8–14 10–12 16–6 4–18 4–18
Chicago 11–11 14–8–1 9–13–1 10–12 13–9 12–10–1 6–16
Cincinnati 14–8 14–8 13–9–1 15–7 13–19 12–10 8–14
New York 13–9 12–10 12–10 7–15 10–12 7–15–1 6–16
Philadelphia 11–11–1 6–16 9–13 9–13 12–10 9–12 5–17
Pittsburgh 13–9 18–4 10–12–1 10–12 15–7–1 12–9 12–10–3
St. Louis 14–8 18–4 16–6 14–8 16–6 17–5 10–12–3


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1944 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
C Lombardi, ErnieErnie Lombardi 117 373 95 .255 10 58
OF Ott, MelMel Ott 120 399 115 .288 26 82
OF Medwick, JoeJoe Medwick 128 490 165 .337 7 85

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
Nichols, RoyRoy Nichols 11 9 2 .222 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
Allen, JohnnyJohnny Allen 18 84 4 7 4.07 33

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

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
Adams, AceAce Adams 65 8 11 13 4.25 32
Barthelson, BobBob Barthelson 7 1 1 0 4.66 4
Rosso, FrankFrank Rosso 2 0 0 0 9.00 1

Awards and honors[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Jersey City Giants International League Gabby Hartnett
B Richmond Colts Piedmont League Ben Chapman and Taylor Sanford
D Bristol Twins Appalachian League Hal Gruber
D Springfield Giants Ohio State League Earl Wolgamot
D Erie Sailors PONY League Bill Harris

[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1944 New York Giants at Baseball-Reference". Archived from the original on October 13, 2007. Retrieved November 1, 2007. 
  2. ^ Art Fowler page at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External links[edit]