1937 New York Giants (MLB) Season
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1937 New York Giants MLB Season

1937 New York Giants
National League Champions
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Owner(s)Horace Stoneham
Manager(s)Bill Terry
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The 1937 New York Giants season was the franchise's 55th season. The Giants won the National League pennant. The team went on to lose to the New York Yankees in the 1937 World Series, four games to one.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 95 57 0.625 -- 50-25 45-32
Chicago Cubs 93 61 0.604 3 46-32 47-29
Pittsburgh Pirates 86 68 0.558 10 46-32 40-36
St. Louis Cardinals 81 73 0.526 15 45-33 36-40
Boston Bees 79 73 0.520 16 43-33 36-40
Brooklyn Dodgers 62 91 0.405 33½ 36-39 26-52
Philadelphia Phillies 61 92 0.399 34½ 29-45 32-47
Cincinnati Reds 56 98 0.364 40 28-51 28-47

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston -- 15-7 9-13 11-11 10-10 14-8 11-11 9-13
Brooklyn 7-15 -- 8-14 12-10-1 6-16 10-11 12-10 7-15-1
Chicago 13-9 14-8 -- 14-8 12-10 14-8 9-13 17-5
Cincinnati 11-11 10-12-1 8-14 -- 8-14 11-11 1-21 7-15
New York 10-10 16-6 10-12 14-8 -- 15-7 16-6 14-8
Philadelphia 8-14 11-10 8-14 11-11 7-15 -- 11-11 5-17-2
Pittsburgh 11-11 10-12 13-9 21-1 6-16 11-11 -- 14-8
St. Louis 13-9 15-7-1 5-17 15-7 8-14 17-5-2 8-14 --


Opening Day lineup

Notable transactions

Roster

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 Gus Mancuso 86 287 80 .279 4 39
1B Johnny McCarthy 114 420 117 .279 10 65
2B Burgess Whitehead 152 574 164 .286 5 52
SS Dick Bartell 128 516 158 .306 14 62
3B Lou Chiozza 117 439 102 .232 4 29
OF Mel Ott 151 545 160 .294 31 95
OF Jimmy Ripple 121 426 135 .317 5 66
OF Jo-Jo Moore 142 580 180 .310 6 57

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
Harry Danning 93 292 84 .288 8 51
Wally Berger 59 199 58 .291 12 43
Sam Leslie 72 191 59 .309 3 30
Hank Leiber 51 184 54 .293 4 32
Kiddo Davis 56 76 20 .263 0 9
Blondy Ryan 21 75 18 .240 1 13
Mickey Haslin 27 42 8 .190 0 5
Ed Madjeski 5 15 3 .200 0 2
Phil Weintraub 6 9 3 .333 0 1

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G GS IP W L ERA SO
Carl Hubbell 39 32 261.2 22 8 3.20 159
Hal Schumacher 38 29 217.2 13 12 3.60 100
Cliff Melton 46 27 248.0 20 9 2.61 142
Harry Gumbert 34 24 200.1 10 11 3.68 65
Slick Castleman 23 23 160.1 11 6 3.31 78
Hy Vandenberg 1 1 8 0 1 7.88 2
Ben Cantwell 1 1 4 0 1 9.00 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
Al Smith 33 85.2 5 4 4.20 41
Freddie Fitzsimmons 6 27.1 2 2 4.61 13
Bill Lohrman 2 10 1 0 0.90 3

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
Tom Baker 13 1 0 0 4.06 11
Don Brennan 6 1 0 0 6.75 1
Jumbo Brown 4 1 0 0 1.04 4
Dick Coffman 42 8 3 3 3.04 30
Frank Gabler 6 0 0 0 10.00 3

1937 World Series

Game 1

October 6, 1937, at Yankee Stadium in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (N) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 2
New York (A) 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 1 x 8 7 0
W: Lefty Gomez (1-0)  L: Carl Hubbell (0-1)
HR: NYY - Tony Lazzeri (1)

Game 2

October 7, 1937, at Yankee Stadium in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (N) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0
New York (A) 0 0 0 0 2 4 2 0 x 8 12 0
W: Red Ruffing (1-0)  L: Cliff Melton (0-1)

Game 3

October 8, 1937, at the Polo Grounds in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 9 0
New York (N) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 4
W: Monte Pearson (1-0)   L: Hal Schumacher (0-1)   S: Johnny Murphy (1)

Game 4

October 9, 1937, at the Polo Grounds in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 9 0
New York (N) 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 x 7 12 3
W: Carl Hubbell (1-1)   L: Bump Hadley (0-1)
HR: NYY - Lou Gehrig (1)

Game 5

October 10, 1937, at the Polo Grounds in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 8 0
New York (N) 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 0
W: Lefty Gomez (2-0)   L: Cliff Melton (0-2)
HR: NYY - Myril Hoag (1), Joe DiMaggio (1)    NYG - Mel Ott (1)

Awards and honors

Farm system

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Blytheville[3]

Notes

  1. ^ a b Tommy Thevenow page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Ed Madjeski page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

References


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