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1939 New York Giants (MLB) season

1939 New York Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Polo Grounds (since 1911)
  • New York, New York (since 1883)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Horace Stoneham
    Manager(s) Bill Terry
    Local radio WABC
    (Arch McDonald, Garnett Marks, Mel Allen)
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    The 1939 New York Giants season was the franchise's 25th season. The team finished in fifth place in the National League with an 77-74 record, 18½ games behind the Cincinnati Reds.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    National League W L GB Pct.
    Cincinnati Reds 97 57 -- .630
    St. Louis Cardinals 92 61 4.5 .601
    Brooklyn Dodgers 84 69 12.5 .549
    Chicago Cubs 84 70 13 .545
    New York Giants 77 74 18.5 .510
    Pittsburgh Pirates 68 85 28.5 .444
    Boston Bees 63 88 32.5 .417
    Philadelphia Phillies 45 106 50.5 .298

    Opening Day lineup

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1939 New York Giants roster
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Coaches

    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
    3B Hafey, TomTom Hafey 70 256 62 .242 6 26

    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
    Ripple, JimmyJimmy Ripple 66 123 28 .228 1 12
    Dickshot, JohnnyJohnny Dickshot 10 34 8 .235 0 5
    Hayworth, RayRay Hayworth 5 13 3 .231 0 0

    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

    Other 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
    Castleman, SlickSlick Castleman 12 33.2 1 2 4.54 6

    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
    Brown, JumboJumbo Brown 31 4 0 7 4.15 24
    Coffman, DickDick Coffman 28 1 2 3 3.08 9
    Gorman, TomTom Gorman 4 0 0 0 7.20 2

    Awards and honors

    Farm system

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    Notes

    1. ^ Les Powers page at Baseball Reference
    2. ^ Johnny Dickshot page at Baseball Reference
    3. ^ Jimmy Ripple page at Baseball Reference
    4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

    References