1906 New York Giants season

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1906 New York Giants
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Owner(s) John T. Brush
Manager(s) John McGraw
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The 1906 New York Giants season was the franchise's 24th season. The team finished in second place in the National League with a 96-56 record, 20 games behind the Chicago Cubs.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 116 36 0.763 56–21 60–15
New York Giants 96 56 0.632 20 51–24 45–32
Pittsburgh Pirates 93 60 0.608 23½ 49–27 44–33
Philadelphia Phillies 71 82 0.464 45½ 37–40 34–42
Brooklyn Superbas 66 86 0.434 50 31–44 35–42
Cincinnati Reds 64 87 0.424 51½ 36–40 28–47
St. Louis Cardinals 52 98 0.347 63 28–48 24–50
Boston Beaneaters 49 102 0.325 66½ 28–47 21–55


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1906 National League Records

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


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1906 New York Giants
Roster
Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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 Roger Bresnahan 124 405 114 .281 0 43
3B Art Devlin 148 498 149 .299 2 65
OF George Browne 122 477 126 .264 0 38

Other batters[edit]

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
Doc Marshall 38 102 17 .167 0 7
John McGraw 4 2 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Joe McGinnity 45 339.2 27 12 2.25 105
Christy Mathewson 38 266.2 22 12 2.97 128
Red Ames 31 203.1 12 10 2.66 156

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
George Ferguson 22 2 0 7 2.58 32

Awards and honors[edit]

League top five finishers[edit]

Red Ames

  • #3 in NL in strikeouts (156)

Roger Bresnahan

  • #2 in NL in on-base percentage (.419)

Art Devlin

  • #3 in NL in stolen bases (54)

Joe McGinnity

  • MLB leader in wins (27)

Sammy Strang

  • MLB leader in on-base percentage (.423)
  • #3 in NL in slugging percentage (.434)

References[edit]

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