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1896 New York Giants
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Owner(s)Andrew Freedman
Manager(s)Arthur Irwin, Bill Joyce
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The 1896 New York Giants season was the franchise's 14th season. The team finished in seventh place in the National League with a 64–67 record, 27 games behind the Baltimore Orioles.

Regular season

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Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Baltimore Orioles 90 39 0.698 49–16 41–23
Cleveland Spiders 80 48 0.625 43–19 37–29
Cincinnati Reds 77 50 0.606 12 51–15 26–35
Boston Beaneaters 74 57 0.565 17 42–24 32–33
Chicago Colts 71 57 0.555 18½ 42–24 29–33
Pittsburgh Pirates 66 63 0.512 24 35–31 31–32
New York Giants 64 67 0.489 27 39–26 25–41
Philadelphia Phillies 62 68 0.477 28½ 42–27 20–41
Washington Senators 58 73 0.443 33 38–29 20–44
Brooklyn Bridegrooms 58 73 0.443 33 35–28 23–45
St. Louis Browns 40 90 0.308 50½ 27–34 13–56
Louisville Colonels 38 93 0.290 53 25–37 13–56

Record vs. opponents


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Team BAL BOS BR CHI CIN CLE LOU NYG PHI PIT STL WSH
Baltimore 5–7 6–6 7–4–2 10–2 3–8–1 10–2 9–3 12–0 9–2 9–3 10–2
Boston 7–5 10–2 3–9 5–6 5–7–1 8–4 7–5 7–5 7–5 8–4 7–5
Brooklyn 6–6 2–10 6–6 2–10 5–7 8–4 4–8 8–4 6–5–1 7–5 4–8–1
Chicago 4–7–2 9–3 6–6 4–6–1 2–9–1 9–3 5–7 4–8 11–1 9–3 8–4
Cincinnati 2–10 6–5 10–2 6–4–1 6–5 9–3 6–6 8–4 5–7 12–0 7–4
Cleveland 8–3–1 7–5–1 5–7 9–2–1 5–6 8–3–2 7–5 6–6 4–8–1 10–2 9–3–1
Louisville 2–10 4–8 4–8 3–9 3–9 3–8–2 4–8–1 7–5 2–10 3–9 3–9
New York 3–9 5–7 8–4 7–5 6–6 5–7 8–4–1 3–8 4–8 9–3–1 6–6
Philadelphia 0–12 5–7 4–8 8–4 4–8 6–6 5–7 8–3 6–6 8–3 8–4
Pittsburgh 2–9 5–7 5–6–1 1–11 7–5 8–4–1 10–2 8–4 6–6 8–3 6–6
St. Louis 3–9 4–8 5–7 3–9 0–12 2–10 9–3 3–9–1 3–8 3–8 5–7
Washington 2–10 5–7 8–4–1 4–8 4–7 3–9–1 9–3 6–6 4–8 6–6 5–7


Roster

1896 New York Giants
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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 Parke Wilson 75 253 60 .237 0 23
1B Willie Clark 72 247 72 .291 0 33
2B Kid Gleason 133 541 162 .299 4 89
SS Frank Connaughton 88 315 82 .260 2 43
3B George Davis 124 494 158 .320 6 99
OF General Stafford 59 230 66 .287 0 40
OF George Van Haltren 133 562 197 .351 5 74
OF Mike Tiernan 133 521 192 .369 7 89

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 Davis 64 233 64 .275 2 50
Duke Farrell 58 191 54 .283 1 37
Jake Beckley 46 182 55 .302 6 38
Bill Joyce 49 165 61 .370 5 43
Shorty Fuller 18 72 12 .167 0 7
Dave Zearfoss 19 60 13 .217 0 6
Jack Warner 19 54 14 .259 0 3
George Ulrich 14 45 8 .178 0 1
Fred Pfeffer 4 14 2 .143 0 4
Tom Bannon 2 7 1 .143 0 0
Reddy Foster 1 1 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
Dad Clarke 48 351.0 17 24 4.26 66
Jouett Meekin 42 334.1 26 14 3.82 110
Mike Sullivan 25 185.1 10 13 4.16 42
Ed Doheny 17 108.1 6 7 4.49 39
Cy Seymour 11 70.1 2 4 6.40 33

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
Sal Campfield 6 27.0 1 1 4.00 6
Charlie Gettig 4 14.0 1 0 9.64 5
Bill Reidy 2 13.0 0 1 7.62 1
Cy Bowen 2 12.0 0 1 6.00 3
Carney Flynn 3 10.2 0 2 11.81 4

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
George Van Haltren 2 1 0 0 2.25 3
Les German 1 0 0 0 13.50 0

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