1942 New York Giants (MLB) season

1942 New York Giants (MLB) season

Offseason

  • Prior to 1942 season: Al Sima was signed as an amateur free agent by the Giants.[1]

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 106 48 -- .688
Brooklyn Dodgers 104 50 2 .675
New York Giants 85 67 20 .559
Cincinnati Reds 76 76 29 .500
Pittsburgh Pirates 66 81 36.5 .449
Chicago Cubs 68 86 38 .442
Boston Braves 59 89 44 .399
Philadelphia Phillies 42 109 62.5 .278

Opening Day lineup

Roster

1942 New York Giants
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 Werber, BillyBilly Werber 98 370 76 .205 1 13
OF Ott, MelMel Ott 152 549 162 .295 30 93

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

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
Mungo, VanVan Mungo 9 36.1 1 2 5.94 27

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
Adams, AceAce Adams 61 7 4 11 1.84 33

Awards and honors

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Jersey City Giants International League Frank Snyder
A1 Oklahoma City Indians Texas League Homer Peel, Jimmy Payton,
John Kroner and Clay Touchstone
B Jacksonville Tars Sally League Babe Ganzel
C Fort Smith Giants Western Association Freddie Lindstrom
D Bristol Twins Appalachian League Hal Gruber
D Natchez Giants Evangeline League Herschel Bobo
D Salisbury Giants North Carolina State League Johnnie Heving
D Oshkosh Giants Wisconsin State League Fred Schulte
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Fort Smith, Bristol

Evangeline League folded, May 30, 1942[2]

Notes

References

  • 1942 New York Giants team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1942 New York Giants team page at Baseball Almanac