1924 New York Giants season

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1924 New York Giants
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Owner(s) Charles Stoneham
Manager(s) John McGraw
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The 1924 New York Giants season was the franchise's 42nd season. The team finished first in the National League with a record of 93–60, winning the NL pennant for the fourth consecutive season, a record that still stands, as of 2016. They went on to the World Series, losing to the Washington Senators in seven games.

Offseason

Regular season

In the final series of the 1924 season, the Giants were playing the Philadelphia Phillies at the Polo Grounds and battling for the pennant with the Robins. Giants outfielder Jimmy O'Connell offered Phillies shortstop Heinie Sand $500 to throw the games. Sand rejected the bribe and reported it to Phillies manager Art Fletcher. It eventually led to the life-time suspension of O'Connell and Giants coach Cozy Dolan by Commissioner Landis, although future-Hall of Famers Frankie Frisch, George Kelly, and Ross Youngs were also implicated.[1]

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 93 60 0.608 51–26 42–34
Brooklyn Robins 92 62 0.597 46–31 46–31
Pittsburgh Pirates 90 63 0.588 3 49–28 41–35
Cincinnati Reds 83 70 0.542 10 43–33 40–37
Chicago Cubs 81 72 0.529 12 46–31 35–41
St. Louis Cardinals 65 89 0.422 28½ 40–37 25–52
Philadelphia Phillies 55 96 0.364 37 26–49 29–47
Boston Braves 53 100 0.346 40 28–48 25–52


Record vs. opponents

1924 National League Records

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


Opening Day lineup

Roster

1924 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 Frisch, FrankieFrankie Frisch 145 603 198 .328 7 69

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
O'Connell, JimmyJimmy O'Connell 52 104 33 .317 2 18

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
Barnes, VirgilVirgil Barnes 35 229.1 16 10 3.06 59
Bentley, JackJack Bentley 28 188 16 5 3.78 60

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
Baldwin, HarryHarry Baldwin 10 33.2 3 1 4.28 5

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
Cadore, LeonLeon Cadore 2 0 0 0 0.00 2

1924 World Series

Game 1

October 4, 1924, at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C.

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
New York (N) 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 14 1
Washington 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 10 1
W: Art Nehf (1–0)   L: Walter Johnson (0–1)
HR: NYGGeorge Kelly (1), Bill Terry (1)

Game 2

October 5, 1924, at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C.

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (N) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 6 0
Washington 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 6 1
W: Tom Zachary (1–0)   L: Jack Bentley (0–1)   S: Firpo Marberry (1)
HR: WASGoose Goslin (1), Bucky Harris (1)

Game 3

October 6, 1924, at the Polo Grounds (IV) in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Washington 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 4 9 2
New York (N) 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 x 6 12 0
W: Hugh McQuillan (2–0)  L: Firpo Marberry (0–1)   S: Mule Watson (1)
HR: NYGRosy Ryan (1)

Game 4

October 7, 1924, at the Polo Grounds (IV) in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Washington 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 2 0 7 13 3
New York (N) 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 4 6 1
W: George Mogridge (1–0)  L: Virgil Barnes (0–1)   S: Firpo Marberry (2)
HR: WASGoose Goslin (2)

Game 5

October 8, 1924, at the Polo Grounds (IV) in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Washington 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 9 1
New York (N) 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3 x 6 13 0
W: Jack Bentley (1–1)  L: Walter Johnson (0–2)   S: Hugh McQuillan (1)
HR: WASGoose Goslin (3), NYGJack Bentley (1)

Game 6

October 9, 1924, at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C.

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 1
Washington 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 4 0
W: Tom Zachary (2–0)   L: Art Nehf (1–1)

Game 7

October 10, 1924, at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C.

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
New York (N) 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 3
Washington 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 4 10 4
W: Walter Johnson (1–2)   L: Jack Bentley (1–2)
HR: WASBucky Harris (2)

Awards and honors

References

  1. ^ Jordan, David M. (2002). Occasional Glory: The History of the Philadelphia Phillies. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 64. 

External links

  • 1924 New York Giants at Baseball Reference
  • 1924 New York Giants at Baseball Almanac
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