1940 New York Giants (MLB) season

1940 New York Giants (MLB) season

Offseason

Regular season

Opening Day lineup

Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 100 53 -- .654
Brooklyn Dodgers 88 65 12 .575
St. Louis Cardinals 84 69 16 .549
Pittsburgh Pirates 78 76 22.5 .506
Chicago Cubs 75 79 25.5 .487
New York Giants 72 80 37.5 .474
Boston Bees 65 87 34.5 .428
Philadelphia Phillies 50 103 50 .327

Notable transactions

Roster

1940 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
2B Cuccinello, TonyTony Cuccinello 88 307 64 .208 5 36

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
Glossop, AlAl Glossop 27 91 19 .209 4 8
McCarthy, JohnnyJohnny McCarthy 51 67 16 .239 0 5
Stewart, GlenGlen Stewart 15 29 4 .138 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
Hudlin, WillisWillis Hudlin 1 5 0 1 10.80 1

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
Dean, PaulPaul Dean 27 99.1 4 4 3.90 32
Carpenter, BobBob Carpenter 5 33 2 0 2.73 25

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 41 2 4 7 3.42 31

Awards and honors

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Jersey City Giants International League Bert Niehoff
A1 Knoxville Smokies Southern Association Neil Caldwell and Freddie Lindstrom
B Clinton Giants Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Josh Billings
B Richmond Colts Piedmont League Eddie Phillips
C Fort Smith Giants Western Association Herschel Bobo
D Milford Giants Eastern Shore League Bubber Jonnard
D Salisbury Giants North Carolina State League Johnnie Heving

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References

External links

  • 1940 New York Giants team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1940 New York Giants team page at Baseball Almanac