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1923 New York Giants
National League Champions
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Owner(s)Charles Stoneham
Manager(s)John McGraw
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The 1923 New York Giants season was the franchise's 41st season. The Giants won the National League pennant with a 95-58 record. The team went on to lose to the New York Yankees in the 1923 World Series, four games to two.

Offseason

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The Polo Grounds during the 1923 season,with outfield seating expansion in progress.
The Polo Grounds during the 1923 season,
with outfield seating expansion in progress.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 95 58 0.621 47–30 48–28
Cincinnati Reds 91 63 0.591 46–32 45–31
Pittsburgh Pirates 87 67 0.565 47–30 40–37
Chicago Cubs 83 71 0.539 12½ 46–31 37–40
St. Louis Cardinals 79 74 0.516 16 42–35 37–39
Brooklyn Robins 76 78 0.494 19½ 37–40 39–38
Boston Braves 54 100 0.351 41½ 22–55 32–45
Philadelphia Phillies 50 104 0.325 45½ 20–55 30–49


Record vs. opponents


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Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 8–14 6–16 7–15 6–16 13–9 5–17 9–13–1
Brooklyn 14–8 10–12 8–14 11–11 12–10–1 11–11 10–12
Chicago 16–6 12–10 9–13 10–12 13–9 11–11 12–10
Cincinnati 15–7 14–8 13–9 12–10 19–3 8–14 10–12
New York 16–6 11–11 12–10 10–12 19–3 13–9 14–7
Philadelphia 9–13 10–12–1 9–13 3–19 3–19 9–13 7–15
Pittsburgh 17–5 11–11 11–11 14–8 9–13 13–9 12–10
St. Louis 13–9–1 12–10 10–12 12–10 7–14 15–7 10–12


Opening day lineup

Roster

1923 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
C Frank Snyder 120 402 103 .256 5 63
1B High Pockets Kelly 145 560 172 .307 16 103
2B Frankie Frisch 151 641 223 .348 12 111
SS Dave Bancroft 107 444 135 .304 1 31
3B Heinie Groh 123 465 135 .290 4 48
OF Ross Youngs 152 596 200 .336 3 87
OF Jimmy O'Connell 87 252 63 .250 6 39
OF Irish Meusel 146 595 177 .297 19 125

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
Travis Jackson 96 327 90 .275 4 37
Casey Stengel 75 218 74 .339 5 43
Bill Cunningham 79 203 55 .271 5 27
Hank Gowdy 53 122 40 .328 1 18
Alex Gaston 22 39 8 .205 1 5
Earl Smith 24 34 7 .206 1 4
Freddie Maguire 41 30 6 .200 0 2
Ralph Shinners 33 13 2 .154 0 0
Hack Wilson 3 10 2 .200 0 0
Bill Terry 3 7 1 .143 0 0
Mose Solomon 2 8 3 .375 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
Hugh McQuillan 38 229.2 15 14 3.41 75
Jack Scott 40 220.0 16 7 3.89 79
Art Nehf 34 196.0 13 10 4.50 50
Jack Bentley 31 183.0 13 8 4.48 80
Mule Watson 17 108.1 8 5 3.41 26

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
Rosy Ryan 45 172.2 16 5 3.49 58
Jesse Barnes 12 36.0 3 1 6.25 12
Dinty Gearin 6 24.0 1 1 3.38 9
Fred Johnson 3 17.0 2 0 4.24 5
Walt Huntzinger 2 8.0 0 1 7.88 2

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
Claude Jonnard 45 4 3 5 3.28 45
Virgil Barnes 22 2 3 1 3.91 6
Clint Blume 12 2 0 0 3.75 2
Red Lucas 3 0 0 1 0.00 3
Rube Walberg 2 0 0 0 1.80 1

1923 World Series

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Game 1

October 10, 1923, at Yankee Stadium in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (N) 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 8 0
New York (A) 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 12 1
W: Rosy Ryan (1–0)   L: Bullet Joe Bush (0–1)
HR: NYGCasey Stengel (1)

Game 2

October 11, 1923, at the Polo Grounds (IV) in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 10 0
New York (N) 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 9 2
W: Herb Pennock (1–0)  L: Hugh McQuillan (0–1)
HR: NYYAaron Ward (1), Babe Ruth (1), Babe Ruth (2)    NYGIrish Meusel (1)

Game 3

October 12, 1923, at Yankee Stadium in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (N) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 0
New York (A) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
W: Art Nehf (1–0)   L: Sad Sam Jones (0–1)
HR: NYGCasey Stengel (2)

Game 4

October 13, 1923, at the Polo Grounds (IV) in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 0 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 13 1
New York (N) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 4 13 1
W: Bob Shawkey (1–0)  L: Jack Scott (0–1)   S: Herb Pennock (1)
HR: NYGRoss Youngs (1)

Game 5

October 14, 1923, at Yankee Stadium in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (N) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2
New York (A) 3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 x 8 14 0
W: Bullet Joe Bush (1–1)   L: Jack Bentley (0–1)
HR: NYYJoe Dugan (1)

Game 6

October 15, 1923, at the Polo Grounds (IV) in New York City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 6 5 0
New York (N) 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4 10 1
W: Herb Pennock (2–0)  L: Art Nehf (1–1)   S: Sad Sam Jones (1)
HR: NYYBabe Ruth (3), NYGFrank Snyder (1)

Awards and honors

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References