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1888 New York Giants season

1888 New York Giants
National League Championship
World Series Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Polo Grounds (since 1883)
  • New York, New York (since 1883)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) John B. Day
    Manager(s) Jim Mutrie
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    The 1888 New York Giants season was the franchise's 6th season.

    Claiming six future Hall of Famers (Roger Connor, Mickey Welch, Buck Ewing, Tim Keefe, Jim O'Rourke, and John Montgomery Ward), the team won the National League pennant by nine games and defeated the St. Louis Browns in the "World's Championship."

    Keefe led the league in several major statistical categories, including wins, winning percentage, strikeouts, and earned run average.

    Regular season

    Season standings

    Template:MLB standings

    Roster

    1888 New York Giants
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    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 Ewing, BuckBuck Ewing 103 415 127 .306 6 58
    1B Connor, RogerRoger Connor 134 481 140 .291 14 71
    2B Richardson, DannyDanny Richardson 135 561 127 .226 8 61
    SS Ward, JohnJohn Ward 122 510 128 .251 2 49
    3B Whitney, ArtArt Whitney 90 328 72 .220 1 28
    OF O'Rourke, JimJim O'Rourke 107 409 112 .274 4 50
    OF Tiernan, MikeMike Tiernan 113 443 130 .293 9 52
    OF Slattery, MikeMike Slattery 103 391 96 .246 1 35

    Other batters

    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
    Gore, GeorgeGeorge Gore 64 254 56 .220 2 17
    Brown, WilliamWilliam Brown 20 59 16 .271 0 6

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Keefe, TimTim Keefe 51 434.1 35 12 1.74 335
    Welch, MickeyMickey Welch 47 425.1 26 19 1.93 167
    Titcomb, CannonballCannonball Titcomb 23 197 14 8 2.24 129
    Crane, EdEd Crane 12 92.2 5 6 2.43 58
    George, BillBill George 4 33.2 2 1 1.34 26
    Wiedman, StumpStump Wiedman 2 18 1 1 3.50 5

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Ewing, BuckBuck Ewing 2 0 0 0 2.57 6

    1888 World Series

    Main article: 1888 World Series

    The Giants beat the American Association champion St. Louis Browns in the World Series, six games to four.

    References


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