1940 New York Giants (MLB) season

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1940 New York Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Horace Stoneham
General manager(s) Bill Terry
Manager(s) Bill Terry
Local radio WABC
(Mel Allen, Joe Bolton)
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The 1940 New York Giants season was the franchise's 58th season. The team finished in sixth place in the National League with a 72-80 record, 37½ games behind the Cincinnati Reds.

Offseason

Regular season

Opening Day lineup

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cincinnati Reds 100 53 0.654 55–21 45–32
Brooklyn Dodgers 88 65 0.575 12 41–37 47–28
St. Louis Cardinals 84 69 0.549 16 41–36 43–33
Pittsburgh Pirates 78 76 0.506 22½ 40–34 38–42
Chicago Cubs 75 79 0.487 25½ 40–37 35–42
New York Giants 72 80 0.474 27½ 33–43 39–37
Boston Bees 65 87 0.428 34½ 35–40 30–47
Philadelphia Phillies 50 103 0.327 50 24–55 26–48


Record vs. opponents

1940 National League Records

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


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

[4]

References

  1. ^ Tom Hafey page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Tony Cuccinello page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ a b Willis Hudlin page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External links

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