1948 New York Giants (MLB) season

1948 New York Giants (MLB) season

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
Boston Braves 91 62 -- .595
St. Louis Cardinals 85 69 6.5 .552
Brooklyn Dodgers 84 70 7.5 .545
Pittsburgh Pirates 83 71 8.5 .539
New York Giants 78 76 13.5 .506
Philadelphia Phillies 66 88 25.5 .429
Cincinnati Reds 64 89 27 .418
Chicago Cubs 64 90 27.5 .416

Opening Day lineup

Roster

1948 New York Giants
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

  • 26 Joe Lafata
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 Cooper, WalkerWalker Cooper 91 290 77 .266 16 54
1B Mize, JohnnyJohnny Mize 152 560 162 .289 40 125
2B Rigney, BillBill Rigney 113 424 112 .264 10 43
3B Gordon, SidSid Gordon 142 521 156 .299 30 107
OF Thomson, BobbyBobby Thomson 138 471 117 .248 16 63

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
McCarthy, JohnnyJohnny McCarthy 56 57 15 .263 2 12
Conway, JackJack Conway 24 49 12 .245 1 3
Milne, PetePete Milne 12 27 6 .222 0 2

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
Jansen, LarryLarry Jansen 42 277 18 12 3.61 126

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
Hansen, AndyAndy Hansen 36 100 5 3 2.97 27
Webb, RedRed Webb 5 28 2 1 3.21 9

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
Dreisewerd, ClemClem Dreisewerd 4 0 0 1 5.68 2
Hallett, JackJack Hallett 2 0 0 0 4.50 3
Erickson, PaulPaul Erickson 2 0 0 0 0.00 1
Andrews, HubHub Andrews 1 0 0 0 0.00 0
Beggs, JoeJoe Beggs 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Awards and honors

Farm system

Notes

References

  • 1948 New York Giants team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1948 New York Giants team page at Baseball Almanac