1889 New York Giants season

1889 New York Giants season

The 1889 New York Giants season was the franchise's 7th season. The team finished first in the National League with a record of 83-43. They beat the Boston Beneaters by just one game. The Beaneaters won the same number of games as the Giants, but lost two more games, giving the pennant to the Giants. The Giants went on to face the American Association champion Brooklyn Bridegrooms in the 1889 World Series, winning six games to three. The series marked the very first meeting between the Giants and the team that would become the Dodgers, a rivalry that continues to this day.

Regular season

Season standings

Roster

1889 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 99 407 133 .327 4 87

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
Brown, WilliamWilliam Brown 40 139 36 .259 1 29

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 47 364 28 13 3.36 225
Crane, EdEd Crane 29 230 14 10 3.68 130

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
Ewing, BuckBuck Ewing 3 20 2 0 4.05 12

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

1889 World Series

Main article: 1889 World Series

The Giants beat the Brooklyn Bridegrooms six games to three in the World Series.

References

  • 1889 New York Giants season at Baseball Reference
Preceded by
New York Giants
1888
National League Championship Season
1889
Succeeded by
Brooklyn Bridegrooms
1890