1944 New York Giants (MLB) season

1944 New York Giants (MLB) season

The 1944 New York Giants season was a season in American baseball. The team finished in 5th place in the National League with a record of 67 wins and 87 losses.[1]

Offseason

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

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 105 49 -- .682
Pittsburgh Pirates 90 63 14.5 .588
Cincinnati Reds 89 65 16 .578
Chicago Cubs 75 79 30 .487
New York Giants 67 87 38 .435
Boston Braves 65 89 40 .422
Brooklyn Dodgers 63 91 42 .409
Philadelphia Phillies 61 92 43.5 .399

Opening Day lineup

Roster

1944 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
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

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

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
Allen, JohnnyJohnny Allen 18 84 4 7 4.07 33

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

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 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

Farm system

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
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References

External links

  • 1944 New York Giants team page at Baseball Almanac