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1896 New York Giants

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1895 / 1897

64-67, Finished 7th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Arthur Irwin (36-53) and Bill Joyce (28-14)
Scored 829 runs, Allowed 821 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-65

Ballparks: Polo Grounds IV · Attendance: 274,000 (4th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 96 · one-year: Batting - 98, Pitching - 98


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1895 / 1897 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Tom Bannon 27 R R 5' 8" 175 May 8, 1869 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 -0.1
Jake Beckley HOF 28 L L 5' 10" 200 Aug 4, 1867 9 46 46 0 0 45 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 1.2
Cy Bowen 25 R R 6' 0" 175 Feb 17, 1871 1st 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Sal Campfield 28 R R 6' 0" 185 Feb 19, 1868 1st 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
Willie Clark 25 L L 6' 0" 195 Aug 16, 1870 2 72 72 0 0 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
Dad Clarke 31 B R 5' 7" 160 Jan 7, 1865 5 49 49 48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.9
Frank Connaughton 27 R R 5' 9" 165 Jan 1, 1869 2 88 88 0 0 0 0 0 54 30 0 0 30 0.3
George Davis HOF 25 B R 5' 9" 180 Aug 23, 1870 7 124 124 0 0 3 0 74 45 3 0 0 3 4.6
Harry Davis 22 R R 5' 10" 180 Jul 19, 1873 2 64 64 0 0 23 0 0 0 39 1 0 40 1.1
Ed Doheny 22 L L 5' 10" 165 Nov 24, 1873 2 17 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Duke Farrell 29 B R 6' 1" 208 Aug 31, 1866 9 58 58 0 34 0 0 7 13 0 0 0 0 0.6
Carney Flynn 21 L L 5' 11" 165 Jan 23, 1875 2 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6
Reddy Foster 31 5' 7" 175 Aug, 1864 1st 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Shorty Fuller 28 R R 5' 6" 157 Oct 10, 1867 9 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Les German 27 R R 5' 8" 165 Jun 1, 1869 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Charlie Gettig 25 R 5' 10" 172 Dec, 1870 1st 6 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Kid Gleason 29 B R 5' 7" 158 Oct 26, 1866 9 133 133 0 0 0 130 3 0 0 1 0 1 2.2
Bill Joyce 28 L R 5' 11" 185 Sep 22, 1867 6 49 49 0 0 0 0 49 0 0 0 0 0 2.8
Jouett Meekin 29 R R 6' 1" 180 Feb 21, 1867 6 43 43 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.6
Fred Pfeffer 36 R R 5' 10" 184 Mar 17, 1860 15 4 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $3,000
Bill Reidy 22 R R 5' 10" 175 Oct 9, 1873 1st 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Cy Seymour 23 L L 6' 0" 200 Dec 9, 1872 1st 12 12 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 -1.5
General Stafford 28 R R 5' 8" 165 Jan 30, 1868 5 59 59 0 0 0 0 0 6 53 0 0 53 -0.4
Mike Sullivan 29 L R 6' 1" 210 Oct 23, 1866 8 25 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7
Mike Tiernan 29 L L 5' 11" 165 Jan 21, 1867 10 133 133 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 133 133 5.5
George Ulrich 27 Jun 5, 1869 3 14 14 0 0 0 0 3 0 11 0 0 11 -0.4
George Van Haltren 30 L L 5' 11" 170 Mar 30, 1866 10 133 133 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 133 0 133 4.4
Jack Warner 23 L R 5' 11" 165 Aug 15, 1872 2 19 19 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Parke Wilson 28 R R 5' 11" 166 Oct 26, 1867 4 75 75 0 71 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.0
Dave Zearfoss 28 R 5' 9" 174 Jan 1, 1868 1st 19 19 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1895 / 1897 Roster (40-man)