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1890 New York Giants
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Owner(s)John B. Day
Manager(s)Jim Mutrie
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The 1890 New York Giants season was the franchise's 8th season. The team finished in sixth place in the National League with a 63–68 record, 24 games behind the Brooklyn Bridegrooms. They also had to contend with a new crosstown rival, the New York Giants of the Players' League.

Regular season

1890 New York Giants
1890 New York Giants

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Bridegrooms 86 43 0.667 58–16 28–27
Chicago Colts 83 53 0.610 48–24 35–29
Philadelphia Phillies 78 53 0.595 9 54–21 24–32
Cincinnati Reds 77 55 0.583 10½ 50–23 27–32
Boston Beaneaters 76 57 0.571 12 43–23 33–34
New York Giants 63 68 0.481 24 37–27 26–41
Cleveland Spiders 44 88 0.333 43½ 30–37 14–51
Pittsburgh Alleghenys 23 113 0.169 66½ 14–25 9–88

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHI CIN CLE NYG PHI PIT
Boston 6–11 8–11 11–8 13–7 11–8–1 11–9 16–3
Brooklyn 11–6 11–9 9–7 17–3 10–8 10–8 18–2
Chicago 11–8 9–11 12–8–2 13–7 13–6 8–10–1 17–3
Cincinnati 8–11 7–9 8–12–2 13–4 14–6 11–9 16–4
Cleveland 7–13 3–17 7–13 4–13 6–12–2 5–14–1 12–6–1
New York 8–11–1 8–10 6–13 6–14 12–6–2 6–11 17–3–1
Philadelphia 9–11 8–10 10–8–1 9–11 14–5–1 11–6 17–2
Pittsburgh 3–16 2–18 3–17 4–16 6–12–1 3–17–1 2–17


Roster

1890 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 Dick Buckley 70 266 68 .256 2 26
1B Lew Whistler 45 170 49 .288 2 29
2B Charley Bassett 100 410 98 .239 0 54
SS Jack Glasscock 124 512 172 .336 1 66
3B Jerry Denny 114 437 93 .213 3 42
OF Jesse Burkett 101 401 124 .309 4 60
OF Joe Hornung 120 513 122 .238 0 65
OF Mike Tiernan 133 553 168 .304 13 59

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
Artie Clarke 101 395 89 .225 0 49
Dude Esterbrook 45 197 57 .289 0 29
John Henry 37 144 35 .243 0 16
Pat Murphy 32 119 28 .235 0 9
Shorty Howe 19 64 11 .172 0 4
Andy Sommers 17 47 5 .106 0 1
George McMillan 10 35 5 .143 0 1
Sam Crane 4 12 0 .000 0 0
Mort Scanlan 3 10 0 .000 0 0
Tom O'Rourke 2 7 0 .000 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
Amos Rusie 67 548.2 29 34 2.56 341
Mickey Welch 37 292.1 17 14 2.99 97
Jack Sharrott 25 184.0 11 10 2.89 84

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
Jesse Burkett 21 118.0 3 10 5.57 82
Bob Murphy 3 18.0 1 0 5.50 8
Ed Daily 2 16.0 2 0 2.25 0

References