1950 New York Giants (MLB) season

1950 New York Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Horace Stoneham
General manager(s) Chub Feeney
Manager(s) Leo Durocher
Local television WPIX
(Russ Hodges, Ernie Harwell)
Local radio WMCA
(Russ Hodges, Ernie Harwell)
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The 1950 New York Giants season was the franchise's 68th season. The team finished in third place in the National League with an 86-68 record, 5 games behind the Philadelphia Phillies.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Phillies 9163 0.591 48–29 43–34
Brooklyn Dodgers 8965 0.578 2 48–30 41–35
New York Giants 8668 0.558 5 44–32 42–36
Boston Braves 8371 0.539 8 46–31 37–40
St. Louis Cardinals 7875 0.510 12½ 48–28 30–47
Cincinnati Reds 6687 0.431 24½ 38–38 28–49
Chicago Cubs 6489 0.418 26½ 35–42 29–47
Pittsburgh Pirates 5796 0.373 33½ 33–44 24–52

Record vs. opponents

1950 National League Records

Sources:
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 9–139–1317–513–99–13–115–7–111–11
Brooklyn 13–910–1212–1012–1011–11–119–312–10
Chicago 13–912–104–175–179–13–111–1110–12
Cincinnati 5–1710–1217–411–114–1812–107–15
New York 9–1310–1217–511–1112–1016–611–11
Philadelphia 13–9–111–11–113–9–118–410–1214–812–10
Pittsburgh 7–15–13–1911–1110–126–168–1412–9
St. Louis 11–1110–1212–1015–711–1110–129–12

Notable transactions

  • June 20, 1950: Willie Mays was signed as an amateur free agent by the Giants.[3]

Roster

1950 New York Giants
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
2BEddie Stanky152527158.300851
3BHank Thompson148512148.2892091
SSAlvin Dark154587164.2791667

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
Mike McCormick440.00000
Pete Milne441.25001

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
Jim Hearn161251131.9454

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
Clint Hartung2065.1336.6123

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
Andy Hansen310135.5319

Farm system

References

  1. Eddie Stanky at Baseball Reference
  2. Al Sima at Baseball Reference
  3. Willie Mays at Baseball Reference
  4. Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007
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