1889 New York Giants season

1889 New York Giants
National League Champions
World Series Champions
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Owner(s) John B. Day
Manager(s) Jim Mutrie
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The 1889 New York Giants season was the franchise's 7th season. The team finished first in the National League with a record of 83–43. They beat the Boston Beneaters by just one game. The Beaneaters won the same number of games as the Giants, but lost two more games, giving the pennant to the Giants. The Giants went on to face the American Association champion Brooklyn Bridegrooms in the 1889 World Series, winning six games to three. The series marked the very first meeting between the Giants and the team that would become the Dodgers, a rivalry that continues to this day.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 8343 0.659 47–15 36–28
Boston Beaneaters 8345 0.648 1 48–17 35–28
Chicago White Stockings 6765 0.508 19 37–30 30–35
Philadelphia Quakers 6364 0.496 20½ 43–24 20–40
Pittsburgh Alleghenys 6171 0.462 25 40–28 21–43
Cleveland Spiders 6172 0.459 25½ 33–35 28–37
Indianapolis Hoosiers 5975 0.440 28 32–36 27–39
Washington Nationals 4183 0.331 41 24–29 17–54

Record vs. opponents

1889 National League Records

Sources:
Team BOS CHI CLE IND NYG PHI PIT WSH
Boston 10–7–112–8–110–108–6–213–616–314–5–1
Chicago 7–10–111–913–75–13–19–10–110–9–112–7
Cleveland 8–12–19–119–10–14–1410–97–1314–3–1
Indianapolis 10–107–1310–9–17–134–1310–1011–7
New York 6–8–213–5–114–413–712–7–112–7–113–5
Philadelphia 6–1310–9–19–1013–47–12–19–99–7–1
Pittsburgh 3–169–10–113–710–107–12–19–910–7
Washington 5–14–17–123–14–17–115–137–9–17–10

Roster

1889 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
CBuck Ewing99407133.327487
1BRoger Connor131496157.31713130
2BDanny Richardson125497139.2807100
SSJohn Ward114479143.299167
3BArt Whitney129473103.218159
OFGeorge Gore120488149.305754
OFJim O'Rourke128502161.321381
OFMike Tiernan122499167.3351073

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
William Brown4013936.259129

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
Mickey Welch4537527123.02125
Tim Keefe4736428133.36225
Ed Crane2923014103.68130
Hank O'Day1078914.2728
Gil Hatfield652243.9828
Cannonball Titcomb326126.587

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
Buck Ewing320204.0512

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
Art Whitney10002.083

1889 World Series

The Giants beat the Brooklyn Bridegrooms six games to three in the World Series.

References


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