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1906 New York Giants

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1905 / 1907

96-56, Finished 2nd in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: John McGraw (96-56)
Scored 625 runs, Allowed 509 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 90-62

Ballparks: Polo Grounds IV · Attendance: 402,850 (2nd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 102, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 98


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1905 / 1907 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C Roger Bresnahan 27 124 506 405 69 114 22 4 0 43 25 81 43 .281 .419 .356 .775 140 144 15 5
2 1B Dan McGann# 34 134 545 451 62 107 14 8 0 37 30 60 29 .237 .344 .304 .647 100 137 13 21
3 2B Billy Gilbert 30 104 372 307 44 71 6 1 0 27 22 42 32 .231 .341 .257 .598 85 79 9 14
4 SS Bill Dahlen 36 143 565 471 63 113 18 3 1 49 16 76 48 .240 .357 .297 .655 102 140 10 8
5 3B Art Devlin 26 148 591 498 76 149 23 8 2 65 54 74 48 .299 .396 .390 .786 143 194 6 13
6 OF Cy Seymour* 33 72 294 269 35 86 12 3 4 42 20 18 16 .320 .365 .431 .796 146 116 1 6
7 OF George Browne* 30 122 529 477 61 126 10 4 0 38 32 27 58 .264 .304 .302 .605 87 144 0 25
8 OF Spike Shannon# 28 76 333 287 42 73 5 1 0 25 18 34 36 .254 .342 .279 .620 92 80 4 8
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 UT Sammy Strang# 29 113 376 313 50 100 16 4 4 49 21 54 39 .319 .423 .435 .857 165 136 2 7
10 UT Frank Bowerman 37 92 310 285 23 65 7 3 1 42 5 15 18 .228 .274 .284 .558 73 81 3 7
11 OF Sam Mertes 33 71 291 253 37 60 9 6 1 33 21 29 32 .237 .323 .332 .655 102 84 3 6
12 OF Mike Donlin* 28 37 137 121 15 38 5 1 1 14 9 11 10 .314 .371 .397 .768 137 48 0 5
13 UT Doc Marshall 30 38 113 102 8 17 3 2 0 7 7 7 17 .167 .234 .235 .470 45 24 2 2
14 IF Jack Hannifin 23 10 33 30 4 6 0 1 0 3 1 2 4 .200 .250 .267 .517 60 8 0 1
15 UT Aleck Smith? 16 31 28 0 5 0 0 0 2 1 1 3 .179 .207 .179 .385 19 5 0 2
16 OF Frank Burke? 26 8 10 9 2 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 3 .333 .400 .667 1.067 229 6 0 0
17 C Matty Fitzgerald 25 4 7 6 2 4 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .667 .667 .667 1.333 312 4 0 1
18 3B John McGraw* 33 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 4 0 0 0
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
19 P Joe McGinnity 35 45 132 115 3 15 1 1 0 8 0 3 18 .130 .167 .157 .323 -0 18 2 12
20 P Hooks Wiltse 26 44 106 94 13 18 2 0 0 4 3 7 10 .191 .255 .213 .468 45 20 1 4
21 P Christy Mathewson 25 38 103 91 6 24 4 1 0 14 0 9 16 .264 .330 .330 .660 104 30 0 3
22 P Dummy Taylor 31 31 80 76 6 14 2 1 0 6 0 2 16 .184 .205 .237 .442 37 18 0 2
23 P Red Ames# 23 31 70 61 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 8 31 .066 .174 .066 .239 -26 4 0 1
24 P Cecil Ferguson 22 22 16 15 2 5 2 0 0 2 1 1 4 .333 .375 .467 .842 160 7 0 0
25 P Henry Mathewson 19 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 1
Team Totals 30.6 153 5556 4768 625 1217 162 53 14 513 288 563 531 .255 .343 .320 .663 105 1527 71 154
Rank in 8 NL teams 8 2 3 4 6 5 1 1 3 3 1 3 2 4 1
Non-Pitcher Totals 30.8 153 5046 4314 593 1137 151 50 14 479 284 533 436 .264 .354 .331 .685 112 1430 68 131
Pitcher Totals 28.3 153 510 454 32 80 11 3 0 34 4 30 95 .176 .232 .214 .446 38 97 3 23
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Joe McGinnity 35 27 12 .692 2.25 2.48 45 37 6 32 3 2 339.2 316 127 85 1 71 105 7 0 0 1364 116 1.139 8.4 0.0 1.9 2.8 1.48
2 SP Christy Mathewson 25 22 12 .647 2.97 2.45 38 35 3 22 6 1 266.2 262 100 88 3 77 128 3 0 4 1092 88 1.271 8.8 0.1 2.6 4.3 1.66
3 SP Hooks Wiltse* 26 16 11 .593 2.27 2.26 38 26 12 21 4 6 249.1 227 92 63 3 58 125 3 0 8 1001 115 1.143 8.2 0.1 2.1 4.5 2.16
4 SP Dummy Taylor 31 17 9 .654 2.20 2.58 31 27 2 13 2 0 213.0 186 81 52 3 57 91 6 0 5 863 119 1.141 7.9 0.1 2.4 3.8 1.60
5 SP Red Ames 23 12 10 .545 2.66 2.31 31 25 6 15 1 1 203.1 166 79 60 1 93 156 3 0 7 840 98 1.274 7.3 0.0 4.1 6.9 1.68
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
6 CL Cecil Ferguson 22 2 0 1.000 2.58 2.88 22 1 19 1 1 7 52.1 43 22 15 1 24 32 2 1 0 214 102 1.280 7.4 0.2 4.1 5.5 1.33
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
7 Henry Mathewson 19 0 1 .000 5.40 6.47 2 1 1 1 0 1 10.0 7 7 6 0 14 2 1 0 0 51 51 2.100 6.3 0.0 12.6 1.8 0.14
Team Totals 28.2 96 55 .636 2.49 2.47 153 152 49 105 17 18 1334.1 1207 508 369 12 394 639 25 1 24 5425 105 1.200 8.1 0.1 2.7 4.3 1.62
Rank in 8 NL teams 2 7 3 8 5 1 7 3 3 3 1 2 2
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown

Team Fielding--Totals

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Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Red Ames 23 31 81 10 66 5 0 .938 2.45 P
Frank Bowerman 37 87 577 477 92 8 10 .986 6.54 8 54 55 50% 45% C-1B
Roger Bresnahan 27 122 626 478 131 17 8 .973 4.99 16 74 86 54% 45% C-OF
George Browne 30 121 182 153 17 12 3 .934 1.40 OF
Frank Burke 26 4 3 2 0 1 0 .667 0.50 OF
Bill Dahlen 36 143 790 287 454 49 36 .938 5.18 SS
Art Devlin 26 148 557 171 355 31 22 .944 3.55 3B
Mike Donlin 28 30 53 49 1 3 0 .943 1.67 OF-1B
Cecil Ferguson 22 22 22 3 18 1 1 .955 0.95 P
Matty Fitzgerald 25 3 9 9 0 0 1 1.000 3.00 0 1 0 0% 45% C
Billy Gilbert 30 98 582 223 324 35 32 .940 5.58 2B
Jack Hannifin 23 10 37 12 22 3 2 .919 3.40 SS-3B-2B
Doc Marshall 30 31 94 77 17 0 1 1.000 3.03 1 10 9 47% 45% OF-C-1B
Christy Mathewson 25 38 106 15 90 1 1 .991 2.76 P
Henry Mathewson 19 2 4 0 4 0 2 1.000 2.00 P
Dan McGann 34 133 1482 1391 83 8 61 .995 11.08 1B
Joe McGinnity 35 45 140 22 105 13 4 .907 2.82 P
John McGraw 33 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3B
Sam Mertes 33 71 133 119 10 4 0 .970 1.82 OF
Cy Seymour 33 72 139 129 7 3 3 .978 1.89 OF
Spike Shannon 28 76 118 109 4 5 2 .958 1.49 OF
Aleck Smith -- 12 48 41 7 0 4 1.000 4.00 1 5 3 38% 45% C-1B-OF
Sammy Strang 29 104 404 185 194 25 14 .938 3.64 2B-OF-SS-3B-1B
Dummy Taylor 31 31 68 10 54 4 2 .941 2.06 P
Hooks Wiltse 26 40 81 13 65 3 1 .963 1.95 P-OF
Team Totals 30.4 153 6336 3985 2120 231 210 .964 4.14 26 144 153 52% 45%
Rank in 8 NL teams 3 6 3
Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Red Ames# 23 31 70 -9 0 0 0 5 -4 -0.5 0 -4 -0.5 .483 .497 -0.5 -0.0 -4 Purchased 1
Frank Bowerman 37 92 310 -8 -0 0 3 4 -2 -0.3 10 8 0.8 .498 .499 0.5 0.8 5 Assigned 23
Roger Bresnahan 27 124 506 23 -1 0 -1 4 25 2.8 16 41 4.6 .524 .518 4.9 0.3 42 Free Agency 2O
George Browne* 30 122 529 -8 1 0 -1 -6 -14 -1.8 16 2 -0.1 .486 .489 0.2 -1.0 3 Purchased *O
Frank Burke? 26 8 10 1 0 0 -1 -0 0 0.0 0 0 0.1 .501 .500 0.2 -0.1 1 Purchased /O
Bill Dahlen 36 143 565 5 -1 0 -2 9 11 1.2 18 29 3.2 .509 .508 3.6 0.8 31 Traded *6
Art Devlin 26 148 591 26 4 0 15 5 50 5.9 19 69 8.0 .540 .537 6.3 2.4 54 Purchased *5
Mike Donlin* 28 37 137 5 0 0 -3 -1 1 0.1 4 6 0.6 .505 .501 1.0 -0.5 9 Traded O/3
Cecil Ferguson 22 22 16 1 0 0 0 1 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .511 .501 0.2 -0.0 2 Traded 1
Matty Fitzgerald 25 4 7 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .548 .501 0.2 0.0 2 Free Agency /2
Billy Gilbert 30 104 372 -3 0 0 2 0 -1 -0.1 12 12 1.2 .499 .500 1.0 0.2 9 Jumped Lgs 4
Jack Hannifin 23 10 33 -1 -0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 1 0 -0.0 .489 .499 0.0 0.1 0 Purchased /654
Doc Marshall 30 38 113 -6 1 0 0 -0 -5 -0.7 4 -2 -0.3 .483 .496 -0.3 -0.0 -2 Purchased O2/3
Christy Mathewson 25 38 103 0 0 0 0 7 7 0.8 0 7 0.8 .522 .505 0.9 -0.0 7 Purchased 1
Henry Mathewson 19 2 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .475 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 /1
Dan McGann# 34 134 545 3 1 0 5 -4 4 0.4 18 22 2.3 .504 .503 1.9 0.0 17 Free Agency *3
Joe McGinnity 35 45 132 -13 0 0 0 9 -4 -0.6 0 -4 -0.6 .488 .497 -0.6 -0.0 -4 Free Agency 1
John McGraw* 33 4 3 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 0 0.0 .496 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Free Agency /5
Sam Mertes 33 71 291 1 2 0 0 -4 -1 -0.2 9 8 0.8 .498 .499 0.9 -0.5 8 Jumped Lgs O
Cy Seymour* 33 72 294 13 1 0 0 -2 12 1.4 10 22 2.4 .520 .509 2.5 -0.3 22 Free Agency O
Spike Shannon# 28 76 333 -2 -0 0 -4 -4 -10 -1.2 10 0 -0.2 .484 .493 0.4 -1.0 4 Traded O
Aleck Smith? -- 16 31 -3 -0 0 0 0 -2 -0.3 1 -1 -0.2 .483 .498 -0.2 0.0 -1 /23O
Sammy Strang# 29 113 376 24 -0 0 3 -1 25 2.9 12 37 4.3 .527 .519 4.0 0.2 34 Traded 4O/653
Dummy Taylor 31 31 80 -6 0 0 0 5 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .499 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0 Jumped Lgs 1
Hooks Wiltse 26 44 106 -6 -0 0 0 7 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .503 .501 0.2 -0.0 1 Purchased 1/O
Team Total 30.4 1529 5556 37 8 0 16 34 95 10.2 162 257 27.8 .507 .506 27.0 1.3 241
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Red Ames 23 203.1 31 25 79 3.50 3.49 0.10 0.00 99.0 3.36 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.2 1.6 12 .497 .499 Purchased
Cecil Ferguson 22 52.1 22 1 22 3.78 3.49 0.10 0.00 99.0 3.36 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.2 1 .490 .499 Traded
Christy Mathewson 25 266.2 38 35 100 3.38 3.49 0.11 0.00 99.0 3.35 2 0.3 1.0 -0.2 2.5 18 .507 .502 Purchased
Henry Mathewson 19 10.0 2 1 7 6.30 3.49 0.12 0.00 99.0 3.34 -3 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.2 -3 .337 .498
Joe McGinnity 35 339.2 45 37 127 3.37 3.49 0.11 0.00 99.0 3.34 3 0.4 1.0 -0.3 3.2 23 .508 .502 Free Agency
Dummy Taylor 31 213.0 31 27 81 3.42 3.49 0.11 0.00 99.0 3.35 1 0.1 1.0 -0.2 1.8 13 .503 .500 Jumped Lgs
Hooks Wiltse* 26 249.1 38 26 92 3.32 3.49 0.11 0.00 99.0 3.35 4 0.4 1.0 -0.2 2.5 19 .512 .503 Purchased
Team Total 28.2 1334.1 207 152 508 3.43 3.49 0.11 0.00 99.0 3.35 4 0.5 1.0 -1.0 11.6 84 .503 .501
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1905 / 1907 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics