1943 New York Giants
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Location
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Owner(s)Horace Stoneham
Manager(s)Mel Ott
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The 1943 New York Giants season was the franchise's 61st season. The team finished in eighth place in the National League with a 55–98 record, 49½ games behind the St. Louis Cardinals.

Offseason

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Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 105 49 0.682 58–21 47–28
Cincinnati Reds 87 67 0.565 18 48–29 39–38
Brooklyn Dodgers 81 72 0.529 23½ 46–31 35–41
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 74 0.519 25 47–30 33–44
Chicago Cubs 74 79 0.484 30½ 36–38 38–41
Boston Braves 68 85 0.444 36½ 38–39 30–46
Philadelphia Phillies 64 90 0.416 41 33–43 31–47
New York Giants 55 98 0.359 49½ 34–43 21–55

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 12–9 8–14 11–11 11–11 11–11 12–10 3–19
Brooklyn 9–12 10–12 13–9 14–8 17–5 11–11 7–15
Chicago 14–8 12–10 9–13 12–9–1 10–12 8–14 9–13
Cincinnati 11–11 9–13 13–9 16–6–1 19–3 9–13 10–12
New York 11–11 8–14 9–12–1 6–16–1 8–14–1 9–13 4–18
Philadelphia 11–11 5–17 12–10 3–19 14–8–1 10–12–1 9–13–1
Pittsburgh 10–12 11–11 14–8 13–9 13–9 12–10–1 7–15–2
St. Louis 19–3 15–7 13–9 12–10 18–4 13–9–1 15–7–2


Opening Day lineup

Roster

1943 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 Gus Mancuso 94 252 50 .198 2 20
1B Joe Orengo 83 266 58 .218 6 29
2B Mickey Witek 153 622 195 .314 6 55
SS Bill Jurges 136 481 110 .229 4 29
3B Dick Bartell 99 337 91 .270 5 28
OF Mel Ott 125 380 89 .234 18 47
OF Joe Medwick 78 324 91 .281 5 45
OF Johnny Rucker 132 505 138 .273 2 46

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
Sid Gordon 131 474 119 .251 9 63
Buster Maynard 121 393 81 .206 9 32
Ernie Lombardi 104 295 90 .305 10 51
Charlie Mead 37 146 40 .274 1 13
Nap Reyes 40 125 32 .256 0 13
Babe Barna 40 113 23 .204 1 12
Buddy Kerr 27 98 28 .286 2 12
Ray Berres 20 28 4 .143 0 0
Joe Stephenson 9 24 6 .250 0 1
Hugh Poland 4 12 1 .083 0 2
Vic Bradford 6 5 1 .200 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
Cliff Melton 34 186.1 9 13 3.19 55
Rube Fischer 22 130.2 5 10 4.61 47
Ken Chase 21 129.1 4 12 4.11 86
Bill Lohrman 17 80.1 5 6 5.15 16
Carl Hubbell 12 66.0 4 4 4.91 31
Bill Voiselle 4 31.0 1 2 2.03 19
Frank Seward 1 9.0 0 1 3.00 2
Tom Sunkel 1 2.2 0 1 10.13 0

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
Johnnie Wittig 40 164.0 5 15 4.23 56
Van Mungo 45 154.1 3 7 3.91 83
Harry Feldman 31 104.2 4 5 4.30 49
Bill Sayles 18 53.0 1 3 4.75 38
Ken Trinkle 11 45.2 1 5 3.74 10
Hugh East 13 40.1 1 3 5.36 21

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
Ace Adams 70 11 7 9 2.82 46
Johnny Allen 15 1 3 2 3.07 24
Bobby Coombs 9 0 1 0 12.94 5

Awards and honors

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Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AA Jersey City Giants International League Gabby Hartnett
A Springfield Rifles Eastern League Spencer Abbott
D Bristol Twins Appalachian League Hal Gruber

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References

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007