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1916 New York Giants

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1915 / 1917

86-66, Finished 4th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: John McGraw (86-66)
Scored 597 runs, Allowed 504 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-64

Ballparks: Polo Grounds V · Attendance: 552,056 (1st of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 94, Pitching - 93 · one-year: Batting - 96, Pitching - 94


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1915 / 1917 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Name 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 Bill Rariden 28 120 416 351 23 78 9 3 1 29 4 55 32 .222 .333 .274 .606 92 96 3 6
2 1B Fred Merkle 27 112 449 401 45 95 19 3 7 44 17 33 46 .237 .308 .352 .659 107 141 8 7
3 2B Larry Doyle* 29 113 489 441 55 118 24 10 2 47 17 27 23 .268 .316 .381 .697 119 168 4 16
4 SS Art Fletcher 31 133 541 500 53 143 23 8 3 66 15 13 36 .286 .323 .382 .705 122 191 14 15
5 3B Bill McKechnie# 29 71 273 260 22 64 9 1 0 17 7 7 20 .246 .269 .288 .557 76 75 1 5
6 OF Benny Kauff* 26 154 632 552 71 146 22 15 9 74 40 26 68 65 .264 .348 .408 .756 138 225 3 9
7 OF Dave Robertson* 26 150 619 587 88 180 18 8 12 69 21 17 14 56 .307 .326 .426 .752 136 250 3 16
8 OF George Burns 26 155 697 623 105 174 24 8 5 41 37 26 63 47 .279 .346 .368 .714 125 229 1 9
Rk Pos Name 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 IF Buck Herzog 30 77 320 280 40 73 10 4 0 25 19 16 22 24 .261 .326 .325 .651 105 91 5 12
10 3B Heinie Zimmerman 29 40 161 151 22 41 4 0 0 19 9 8 7 10 .272 .304 .298 .602 90 45 0 3
11 1B Walter Holke# 23 34 121 111 16 39 4 2 0 13 10 6 16 .351 .390 .423 .813 156 47 1 3
12 3B Hans Lobert 34 48 84 76 6 17 3 2 0 11 2 5 8 .224 .272 .316 .587 85 24 0 4
13 UT High Pockets Kelly 20 49 84 76 4 12 2 1 0 3 1 6 24 .158 .220 .211 .430 36 16 0 2
14 C Lew McCarty 27 25 77 68 6 27 3 4 0 9 0 7 9 .397 .453 .559 1.012 218 38 0 2
15 OF Edd Roush* 23 39 71 69 4 13 0 1 0 5 4 1 4 .188 .200 .217 .417 31 15 0 1
16 C Brad Kocher 28 34 67 65 1 7 2 0 0 1 0 2 10 .108 .134 .138 .273 -14 9 0 0
17 SS Mickey Doolin 36 18 56 51 4 12 3 1 1 3 1 2 4 .235 .264 .392 .656 105 20 0 3
18 CI Herb Hunter* 20 21 28 28 3 7 0 0 1 4 0 0 5 .250 .250 .357 .607 90 10 0 0
19 C Red Dooin 37 15 17 17 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .118 .118 .118 .235 -26 2 0 0
20 3B Fred Brainard 24 2 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
21 Lew Wendell 24 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
22 Red Killefer 31 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 531 1 0 0
23 Heinie Stafford 24 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
24 Jose Rodriguez 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 C Duke Kelleher? 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 P Jeff Tesreau 28 41 98 94 8 18 2 1 1 4 0 1 14 .191 .200 .266 .466 46 25 0 3
27 P Pol Perritt 24 40 92 83 7 7 3 0 0 4 0 4 30 .084 .126 .120 .247 -22 10 0 5
28 P Rube Benton 26 38 84 78 3 7 0 1 0 3 1 2 21 .090 .113 .115 .228 -28 9 0 4
29 P Fred Anderson 30 38 64 58 6 8 2 1 0 3 0 1 18 .138 .167 .207 .374 17 12 1 4
30 P Ferdie Schupp 25 30 42 41 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 17 .098 .119 .098 .217 -31 4 0 0
31 P Slim Sallee 31 15 38 35 1 9 1 0 0 1 0 2 4 .257 .297 .286 .583 84 10 0 1
32 P Christy Mathewson 35 12 23 17 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 4 .000 .190 .000 .190 -38 0 0 2
33 P Sailor Stroud 31 10 16 14 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 .071 .133 .071 .205 -35 1 0 1
34 P Rube Schauer 25 19 9 9 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .222 .222 .333 .556 74 3 0 0
35 P Emilio Palmero* 21 5 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 -18 0 0 0
36 P George Smith 24 9 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 1
37 P Hank Ritter 22 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 27.6 155 5687 5152 597 1305 188 74 42 500 206 93 356 558 .253 .307 .343 .650 105 1767 44 134
Rank in 8 NL teams 5 1 3 4 4 2 1 6 2 3 3 2 3 2 3
Non-Pitcher Totals 27.6 155 5214 4718 569 1249 179 71 41 481 204 93 339 444 .265 .320 .359 .679 114 1693 43 113
Pitcher Totals 27.4 155 473 434 28 56 9 3 1 19 2 17 114 .129 .164 .171 .334 5 74 1 21
Rk Pos Name 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 Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Jeff Tesreau 28 18 14 .563 2.92 40 32 4 23 5 2 268.1 249 103 87 9 65 113 6 2 9 1090 83 2.70 1.170 8.4 0.3 2.2 3.8 1.74
2 SP Pol Perritt 24 18 11 .621 2.62 40 29 7 17 5 2 251.0 243 82 73 11 56 115 7 0 3 1030 93 2.72 1.191 8.7 0.4 2.0 4.1 2.05
3 SP Rube Benton* 26 16 8 .667 2.87 38 29 6 15 3 2 238.2 210 84 76 5 58 115 10 0 5 960 85 2.48 1.123 7.9 0.2 2.2 4.3 1.98
4 SP Fred Anderson 30 9 13 .409 3.40 38 27 5 13 2 2 188.0 206 99 71 7 38 98 5 0 9 806 72 2.44 1.298 9.9 0.3 1.8 4.7 2.58
5 SP Slim Sallee* 31 9 4 .692 1.37 15 11 2 7 2 0 111.2 96 24 17 2 10 35 0 0 1 426 178 2.19 0.949 7.7 0.2 0.8 2.8 3.50
Rk Pos Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
6 RP Ferdie Schupp* 25 9 3 .750 0.90 30 11 17 8 4 1 140.1 79 22 14 1 37 86 5 0 2 525 272 2.08 0.827 5.1 0.1 2.4 5.5 2.32
7 RP Christy Mathewson 35 3 4 .429 2.33 12 6 4 4 1 2 65.2 59 27 17 3 7 16 0 0 0 256 105 2.74 1.005 8.1 0.4 1.0 2.2 2.29
8 RP Sailor Stroud 31 1 2 .333 2.70 10 4 3 0 0 1 46.2 47 18 14 1 9 16 1 0 2 194 91 2.55 1.200 9.1 0.2 1.7 3.1 1.78
9 RP Rube Schauer 25 1 4 .200 2.96 19 3 11 1 0 0 45.2 44 22 15 0 16 24 2 0 2 194 83 2.45 1.314 8.7 0.0 3.2 4.7 1.50
Rk Pos Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
10 George Smith 24 1 0 1.000 2.61 9 1 6 0 0 0 20.2 14 8 6 0 6 9 1 0 3 82 96 2.46 0.968 6.1 0.0 2.6 3.9 1.50
11 Emilio Palmero* 21 0 3 .000 8.04 4 2 1 0 0 0 15.2 17 14 14 2 8 8 1 0 1 71 31 4.68 1.596 9.8 1.1 4.6 4.6 1.00
12 Hank Ritter 22 1 0 1.000 0.00 3 0 1 0 0 0 5.0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 17 1.72 0.600 5.4 0.0 0.0 5.4
Team Totals 27.3 86 66 .566 2.60 155 155 67 88 22 12 1397.1 1267 503 404 41 310 638 39 2 38 5651 94 2.53 1.129 8.2 0.3 2.0 4.1 2.06
Rank in 8 NL teams 4 5 4 4 3 3 6 5 4 4 8 2 2
Rk Pos Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
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Team Fielding--Totals

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Name Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Fred Anderson 30 38 27 13 40 2 38 0 0 1.000 1.05 P
Rube Benton 26 38 29 15 63 6 57 0 3 1.000 1.66 P
Fred Brainard 24 2 2 2 8 3 2 3 0 .625 2.50 3B
George Burns 26 155 155 155 320 289 19 12 3 .963 1.99 OF
Red Dooin 37 15 4 3 36 30 5 1 0 .972 2.33 1 4 1 20% 44% C
Mickey Doolin 36 18 14 14 81 32 46 3 6 .963 4.33 SS-2B
Larry Doyle 29 113 113 111 648 270 352 26 53 .960 5.50 2B
Art Fletcher 31 133 133 130 798 253 497 48 56 .940 5.64 SS
Buck Herzog 30 77 77 70 395 140 238 17 28 .957 4.73 2B-3B-SS
Walter Holke 23 34 33 33 345 331 13 1 15 .997 10.12 1B
Herb Hunter 20 7 4 3 26 21 5 0 0 1.000 3.25 3B-1B
Benny Kauff 26 154 154 148 365 329 22 14 6 .962 2.28 OF
Duke Kelleher 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 C
High Pockets Kelly 20 21 13 10 111 107 2 2 5 .982 5.19 1B-OF-3B
Brad Kocher 28 30 13 12 92 75 15 2 1 .978 3.00 4 16 6 27% 44% C
Hans Lobert 34 20 13 13 51 14 35 2 2 .961 2.45 3B
Christy Mathewson 35 12 6 4 30 5 25 0 1 1.000 2.50 P
Lew McCarty 27 24 22 17 139 112 26 1 2 .993 5.75 0 11 13 54% 44% C
Bill McKechnie 29 71 69 66 217 70 134 13 8 .940 2.87 3B
Fred Merkle 27 112 111 107 1261 1183 58 20 61 .984 11.08 1B
Emilio Palmero 21 4 2 0 7 0 7 0 0 1.000 1.75 P
Pol Perritt 24 40 29 17 71 12 55 4 2 .944 1.68 P
Bill Rariden 28 119 116 90 741 576 144 21 10 .972 6.05 12 111 77 41% 44% C
Hank Ritter 22 3 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.67 P
Dave Robertson 26 144 144 141 276 248 17 11 5 .960 1.84 OF
Edd Roush 23 15 9 9 21 18 2 1 1 .952 1.33 OF
Slim Sallee 31 15 11 7 20 4 16 0 3 1.000 1.33 P
Rube Schauer 25 19 3 1 14 1 11 2 0 .857 0.63 P
Ferdie Schupp 25 30 11 8 29 1 24 4 0 .862 0.83 P
George Smith 24 9 1 0 10 1 8 1 0 .900 1.00 P
Sailor Stroud 31 10 4 0 12 0 12 0 0 1.000 1.20 P
Jeff Tesreau 28 40 32 23 80 12 67 1 2 .988 1.98 P
Heinie Zimmerman 29 40 40 37 123 39 77 7 5 .943 2.83 3B-2B
Team Totals 27.6 155 1394 1259 6432 4184 2031 217 108 .966 3.96 17 142 97 41% 44%
Rank in 8 NL teams 2 2
Name Age G GS 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
Name Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Fred Anderson 30 38 64 -6 0 0 0 5 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .498 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 Purchased 1
Rube Benton 26 38 84 -11 0 0 0 7 -4 -0.6 0 -4 -0.6 .485 .497 -0.6 0.0 -4 Purchased 1
Fred Brainard 24 2 7 -1 0 0 -1 0 -2 -0.3 0 -2 -0.3 .357 .498 -0.1 -0.1 -1 /5
George Burns 26 155 697 18 0 0 -1 -8 9 1.1 20 29 3.2 .507 .507 3.3 -1.1 30 Purchased *7O
Red Dooin 37 15 17 -2 0 0 0 0 -2 -0.2 1 -1 -0.2 .484 .499 -0.2 0.0 -1 Waivers 2
Mickey Doolin 36 18 56 0 -0 0 2 1 3 0.4 2 5 0.6 .523 .503 0.3 0.4 3 Free Agency 6/4
Larry Doyle* 29 113 489 10 -0 0 3 0 13 1.6 14 27 3.1 .514 .510 2.7 0.4 24 Purchased *4
Art Fletcher 31 133 541 12 -1 0 16 9 36 4.5 17 53 6.3 .534 .528 4.2 3.2 37 Purchased *6
Buck Herzog 30 77 320 2 -1 0 4 2 7 0.9 10 17 1.9 .511 .505 1.4 0.7 13 $10,000 Traded 45/6
Walter Holke# 23 34 121 6 1 0 0 -1 6 0.7 4 10 1.1 .521 .505 1.1 -0.1 10 3
Herb Hunter* 20 21 28 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 1 1 0.1 .499 .500 0.1 0.0 1 /53
Benny Kauff* 26 154 632 23 1 0 -4 -4 16 2.0 19 36 4.0 .513 .512 4.5 -1.0 39 $8,500 Purchased *8O
Duke Kelleher? 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /2
High Pockets Kelly 20 49 84 -6 -0 0 -4 -1 -10 -1.3 3 -8 -1.0 .473 .492 -0.6 -0.6 -4 Purchased 3/O985
Red Killefer 31 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .542 .501 0.1 0.0 1 Traded
Brad Kocher 28 34 67 -8 0 0 -1 1 -7 -0.9 2 -5 -0.7 .472 .494 -0.6 0.0 -4 2
Hans Lobert 34 48 84 -1 -0 0 1 1 0 0.1 3 3 0.3 .501 .500 0.2 0.2 2 Traded 5
Christy Mathewson 35 12 23 -3 0 0 0 2 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .492 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 Purchased 1
Lew McCarty 27 25 77 8 0 0 1 1 11 1.3 2 13 1.6 .552 .508 1.4 0.3 12 Traded 2
Bill McKechnie# 29 71 273 -6 -0 0 0 2 -4 -0.6 8 4 0.3 .492 .497 0.3 0.3 4 Purchased 5
Fred Merkle 27 112 449 4 0 0 -3 -4 -2 -0.3 14 12 1.2 .498 .498 1.5 -0.8 15 Purchased *3
Emilio Palmero* 21 5 4 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Pol Perritt 24 40 92 -12 0 0 0 7 -4 -0.5 0 -4 -0.5 .486 .497 -0.6 0.0 -4 $8,000 Traded 1
Bill Rariden 28 120 416 -0 -0 0 -1 7 5 0.6 13 18 2.0 .506 .504 2.1 0.8 19 Purchased *2
Hank Ritter 22 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Rule 5 Draft /1
Dave Robertson* 26 150 619 22 -0 0 3 -8 17 2.0 19 36 4.0 .514 .513 3.7 -0.6 33 Free Agency *O9
Jose Rodriguez 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0
Edd Roush* 23 39 71 -5 0 0 -1 -1 -6 -0.8 2 -4 -0.5 .480 .495 -0.4 -0.2 -3 Purchased O9/8
Slim Sallee 31 15 38 -1 0 0 0 3 2 0.3 0 2 0.3 .520 .502 0.3 0.0 2 Purchased 1
Rube Schauer 25 19 9 -0 0 0 0 1 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .503 .500 0.1 0.0 0 Purchased 1
Ferdie Schupp 25 30 42 -6 0 0 0 3 -2 -0.3 0 -2 -0.3 .489 .498 -0.3 0.0 -2 1
George Smith 24 9 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .494 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 Purchased /1
Heinie Stafford 24 1 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .475 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0
Sailor Stroud 31 10 16 -2 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .491 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 Rule 5 Draft 1
Jeff Tesreau 28 41 98 -5 0 0 0 8 2 0.3 0 2 0.3 .507 .502 0.3 0.0 2 Purchased 1
Lew Wendell 24 2 2 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .470 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0
Heinie Zimmerman 29 40 161 -1 -1 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 5 4 0.4 .498 .500 0.4 0.2 4 Traded 5/4
Team Total 27.6 1678 5687 30 -1 0 14 37 80 9.6 158 238 26.2 .506 .506 24.2 1.9 224 $26,500
Name 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
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Fred Anderson 30 188.1 38 27 99 4.73 3.37 0.10 0.00 94.6 3.10 -35 -4.0 1.0 -0.1 -2.5 -22 .395 .475 Purchased
Rube Benton* 26 238.2 38 29 84 3.17 3.33 0.09 0.00 95.0 3.08 -3 -0.4 1.0 -0.2 1.4 13 .489 .498 Purchased
Christy Mathewson 35 64.2 12 6 27 3.76 3.38 0.10 0.00 92.2 3.02 -6 -0.7 1.0 -0.0 -0.2 -1 .445 .496 Purchased
Emilio Palmero* 21 15.2 4 2 14 8.04 3.66 0.09 0.00 86.0 3.07 -9 -0.9 1.0 -0.0 -0.7 -8 .285 .495
Pol Perritt 24 251.0 40 29 82 2.94 3.28 0.09 0.00 95.7 3.05 2 0.3 1.0 -0.2 2.2 19 .507 .502 $8,000 Traded
Hank Ritter 22 5.0 3 0 0 0.00 3.32 0.08 0.00 92.6 3.00 2 0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.3 2 .573 .501 Rule 5 Draft
Slim Sallee* 31 111.2 15 11 24 1.93 3.24 0.09 0.00 93.8 2.95 12 1.7 1.0 -0.1 2.5 20 .612 .510 Purchased
Rube Schauer 25 45.1 19 3 22 4.37 3.57 0.09 0.00 91.1 3.17 -6 -0.8 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -3 .460 .495 Purchased
Ferdie Schupp* 25 140.1 30 11 22 1.41 3.28 0.08 0.00 94.4 3.02 25 3.4 1.0 -0.1 4.4 34 .612 .521
George Smith 24 21.0 9 1 8 3.43 3.31 0.09 0.00 90.4 2.92 -1 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.0 0 .482 .499 Purchased
Sailor Stroud 31 46.2 10 4 18 3.47 3.54 0.10 0.00 92.5 3.19 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.2 2 .480 .499 Rule 5 Draft
Jeff Tesreau 28 267.1 40 32 103 3.47 3.38 0.09 0.00 95.4 3.14 -11 -1.3 1.0 -0.2 0.7 7 .467 .492 Purchased
Team Total 27.3 1395.2 258 155 503 3.24 3.34 0.09 0.00 94.5 3.07 -31 -2.8 1.0 -0.9 7.9 63 .489 .497 $8,000
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1915 / 1917 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics