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1891 New York Giants
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Owner(s)John B. Day
Manager(s)Jim Mutrie
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The 1891 New York Giants season was the franchise's 9th season. The team finished in third place in the National League with a 71-61 record, 13 games behind the Boston Beaneaters.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Beaneaters 87 51 0.630 51–20 36–31
Chicago Colts 82 53 0.607 43–22 39–31
New York Giants 71 61 0.538 13 39–28 32–33
Philadelphia Phillies 68 69 0.496 18½ 35–34 33–35
Cleveland Spiders 65 74 0.468 22½ 40–28 25–46
Brooklyn Grooms 61 76 0.445 25½ 41–31 20–45
Cincinnati Reds 56 81 0.409 30½ 26–41 30–40
Pittsburgh Pirates 55 80 0.407 30½ 32–34 23–46

Record vs. opponents


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Team BOS BR CHI CIN CLE NYG PHI PIT
Boston 15–5 7–13 11–9 11–9 15–5–1 12–7 16–3–1
Brooklyn 5–15 7–13 9–10 11–9 8–11 12–8 9–10
Chicago 13–7 13–7 14–6 16–4 5–13–1 9–10 12–6–1
Cincinnati 9–11 10–9 6–14 7–13 5–13–1 9–11 10–10
Cleveland 9–11 9–11 4–16 13–7 6–13–1 10–10–1 14–6
New York 5–15–1 11–8 13–5–1 13–5–1 13–6–1 9–10 7–12
Philadelphia 7–12 8–12 10–9 11–9 10–10–1 10–9 12–8
Pittsburgh 3–16–1 10–9 6–12–1 10–10 6–14 12–7 8–12


Roster

1891 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 75 253 55 .217 4 31
1B Roger Connor 129 479 139 .290 7 94
2B Danny Richardson 123 516 139 .269 4 51
SS Jack Glasscock 97 369 89 .241 0 55
3B Charley Bassett 130 524 136 .260 4 68
OF George Gore 130 528 150 .284 2 48
OF Jim O'Rourke 136 555 164 .295 5 95
OF Mike Tiernan 134 542 166 .306 16 73

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
Lew Whistler 72 265 65 .245 3 38
Artie Clarke 48 174 33 .190 0 21
Buster Burrell 15 53 5 .094 0 1
Buck Ewing 14 49 17 .347 0 18
Jerry Denny 4 16 4 .250 0 1

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 61 500.1 33 20 2.55 337
John Ewing 33 269.1 21 8 2.27 138
Jack Sharrott 10 69.1 5 5 2.60 41
Roscoe Coughlin 8 61.0 3 4 3.84 22
Tim Keefe 8 55.0 2 5 5.24 30
Bob Barr 5 27.0 0 4 5.33 11
Mike Sullivan 3 24.0 1 2 3.38 11
Jack Taylor 1 8.0 0 1 1.13 3
Andy Dunning 1 2.0 0 1 4.50 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
Mickey Welch 22 160.0 5 9 4.28 46
Dad Clarkson 5 28.0 1 2 2.89 11

References