1888 New York Giants Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 84-47
Finished 1st in the NL
Attendance: 51,900, Avg. 6,488
Ballpark: Polo Grounds I
Won World Series
World Series - Defeated St. Louis Browns 6-4
Manager: Jim Mutrie (84-47)
Location: New York, New York
1888 New York Giants Statistics
1888 New York Giants Results

The New York Giants of the National League ended the 1888 season with a record of 84 wins and 47 losses, finishing first in the NL.

The Giants gave up 479 runs, the lowest total in the circuit. New York tallied 659 runs. Roger Connor paced the team with 14 home runs and drove in 71 runs. Buck Ewing led hitters with significant playing time by hitting .306. Tim Keefe earned 35 wins for the squad, while Mickey Welch, too added 15 or more wins, too Tim Keefe earned a 1.74 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Jim Mutrie coached the team. The 1888 New York Giants won the World Series.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
William BrownPRR6'2"190San Francisco, CA USA
Elmer ClevelandPRRSeptember 15, 18625'11"190Washington, DC USA
Roger ConnorPBLJuly 1, 18576'3"220Waterbury, CT USA
Ed CranePRRMay 27, 18625'10"204Boston, MA USA
Buck EwingPRROctober 17, 18595'10"188Hoagland, OH USA
Elmer FosterPRLAugust 15, 18615'10"178Minneapolis, MN USA
Bill GeorgePRLJanuary 27, 18655'8"165Bellaire, OH USA
George GorePLRMay 3, 18545'11"195Saccarappa, ME USA
Gil HatfieldPRRJanuary 27, 18555'9"168Hoboken, NJ USA
Tim KeefePRRJanuary 1, 18575'10"185Cambridge, MA USA
Pat MurphyPRRJanuary 2, 18575'10"160Auburn, MA USA
Jim O'RourkePRRSeptember 1, 18505'8"185Bridgeport, CT USA
Danny RichardsonPRRJanuary 25, 18635'8"165Elmira, NY USA
Mike SlatteryPLLNovember 26, 18666'2"210Boston, MA USA
Mike TiernanPLLJanuary 21, 18675'11"165Trenton, NJ USA
Ledell TitcombPLLAugust 21, 18665'6"157West Baldwin, ME USA
John WardPLRMarch 3, 18605'9"165Bellefonte, PA USA
George WeidmanPRRFebruary 17, 18615'7"165Rochester, NY USA
Mickey WelchPRRJuly 4, 18595'8"160Brooklyn, NY USA
Art WhitneyPRRJanuary 16, 18585'8"155Brockton, MA USA