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1927 New York Giants

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1926 / 1928

92-62, Finished 3rd in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: John McGraw (70-52) and Rogers Hornsby (22-10)
Scored 817 runs, Allowed 720 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-68

Ballparks: Polo Grounds V · Attendance: 858,190 (3rd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 98


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1926 / 1928 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
Virgil Barnes 30 R R 6' 0" 165 Mar 5, 1897 8 35 29 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Jack Bentley 32 L L 5' 11" 200 Mar 8, 1895 9 8 0 8 6 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.1
Larry Benton 29 R R 5' 11" 165 Nov 20, 1897 5 31 23 31 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1.3
Hank Boney 23 L R 5' 11" 176 Oct 28, 1903 1st 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Bullet Joe Bush 34 R R 5' 9" 173 Nov 27, 1892 16 3 2 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Ben Cantwell 25 R R 6' 1" 168 Apr 13, 1902 1st 5 2 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Virgil Cheeves 26 R R 6' 0" 195 Feb 12, 1901 6 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Bill Clarkson 28 R R 5' 11" 160 Sep 27, 1898 1st 28 7 28 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 -0.2
Jack Cummings 23 R R 6' 0" 195 Apr 1, 1904 2 43 15 43 36 0 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0.9
Al DeVormer 35 R R 6' 0" 175 Aug 19, 1891 5 68 33 68 58 0 55 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 -0.2
Doc Farrell 25 R R 5' 8" 160 Dec 26, 1901 3 42 37 42 38 0 0 0 0 2 36 0 0 0 0 4 0 2.0
Jim Faulkner 27 B L 6' 3" 190 Jul 27, 1899 1st 3 1 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Freddie Fitzsimmons 25 R R 5' 11" 185 Jul 26, 1901 3 42 31 42 42 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.2
Kent Greenfield 24 R R 6' 1" 180 Jul 1, 1902 4 12 1 12 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.3
Burleigh Grimes HOF 33 R R 5' 10" 175 Aug 18, 1893 12 39 34 39 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.9 $15,000
Jim Hamby 29 R R 6' 0" 170 Jul 29, 1897 2 21 16 21 19 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.4
George Harper 35 L R 5' 8" 167 Jun 24, 1892 9 145 141 145 142 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 142 142 3 0 5.4
Dutch Henry 25 L L 6' 1" 175 May 12, 1902 5 45 15 45 45 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Mul Holland 24 R R 6' 4" 185 Jan 6, 1903 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Rogers Hornsby HOF 31 R R 5' 11" 175 Apr 27, 1896 13 155 155 155 155 0 0 0 155 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10.1 $36,500
Travis Jackson HOF 23 R R 5' 10" 160 Nov 2, 1903 6 127 122 127 126 0 0 0 0 4 122 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.2
Tex Jeanes 26 R R 6' 0" 176 Dec 19, 1900 5 11 4 11 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 6 3 1 -0.1
Art Johnson 30 B L 6' 1" 167 Feb 15, 1897 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Buck Jordan 20 L R 6' 0" 170 Jan 16, 1907 1st 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 -0.1
Joe Klinger 24 R R 6' 0" 190 Aug 2, 1902 1st 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0.0
Freddie Lindstrom HOF 21 R R 5' 11" 170 Nov 21, 1905 4 138 137 138 137 0 0 0 0 88 0 50 0 0 50 1 0 2.7
Les Mann 34 R R 5' 9" 172 Nov 18, 1892 15 29 15 29 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 5 2 22 1 6 0.3
Hugh McQuillan 31 R R 6' 0" 170 Sep 15, 1895 10 11 9 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Heinie Mueller 27 L L 5' 8" 158 Sep 16, 1899 8 84 39 84 57 0 0 1 0 0 0 49 5 2 56 23 4 0.5
Mickey O'Neil 29 R R 5' 10" 185 Apr 12, 1898 9 16 14 16 16 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Mel Ott HOF 18 L R 5' 9" 170 Mar 2, 1909 2 82 27 82 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 21 0 32 50 0 -0.1
Norman Plitt 34 R R 5' 11" 180 Feb 21, 1893 2 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Ned Porter 21 R R 6' 0" 173 Jul 6, 1905 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Andy Reese 23 R R 5' 11" 180 Feb 7, 1904 1st 97 77 97 82 0 0 1 0 65 0 7 0 9 16 13 2 -0.3
Edd Roush HOF 34 L L 5' 11" 170 May 8, 1893 15 140 137 140 138 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 138 0 138 2 0 1.1 $23,333
Red Smith 23 R R 5' 10" 185 May 18, 1904 1st 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Don Songer 28 L L 6' 0" 165 Jan 31, 1899 4 22 1 22 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8
Zack Taylor 28 R R 5' 11" 180 Jul 27, 1898 8 83 80 83 81 0 81 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.7
Bill Terry HOF 28 L L 6' 1" 200 Oct 30, 1898 5 150 150 150 150 0 0 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.3
Fay Thomas 23 R R 6' 2" 195 Oct 10, 1903 1st 9 0 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Herb Thomas 25 R R 5' 4" 157 May 26, 1902 3 13 3 13 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 3 8 1 -0.0
Ty Tyson 35 R R 5' 11" 169 Jun 1, 1892 2 43 38 43 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 1 2 41 1 1 -0.3
Bill Walker 23 R L 6' 0" 175 Oct 7, 1903 1st 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
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.

1926 / 1928 Roster (40-man)