1908 New York Giants Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 98-56
Finished 2nd in the NL
Attendance: 1,031,300, Avg. 13,054
Ballpark: Polo Grounds III
Manager: John McGraw (98-56)
Location: New York, New York
1908 New York Giants Statistics
1908 New York Giants Results

The New York Giants of the National League ended the 1908 season with a record of 98 wins and 56 losses, finishing second in the NL.

The Giants led the league with 651 runs, powered by 20 home runs. New York yielded 455 runs. Mike Donlin drove in 106 runs and topped all regular hitters by hitting .334. Christy Mathewson notched 37 wins for the team, while Hooks Wiltse added 15 or more wins, too Christy Mathewson earned a 1.43 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

John McGraw coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Red AmesPBRAugust 2, 18825'10"185Warren, OH USA
Shad BarryLFRROctober 27, 18780'0"0Newburgh, NY USA
Roy BeecherPLRMay 10, 18846'2"180Swanton, OH USA
Dave BrainIFRRJanuary 24, 18795'10"170Hereford, He United Kingdom
Roger BresnahanCRRJune 11, 18795'9"200Toledo, OH USA
Al BridwellSSLRJanuary 4, 18845'9"170Friendship, OH USA
Doc CrandallPRROctober 8, 18875'10"180Wadena, IN USA
Art Devlin3BRROctober 16, 18796'0"175Washington, DC USA
Josh DevoreRFLRNovember 13, 18875'6"160Murray City, OH USA
Mike DonlinRFLLMay 30, 18785'9"170Peoria, IL USA
Larry Doyle2BLRJuly 31, 18865'10"165Caseyville, IL USA
Bull DurhamPRRJune 27, 18775'10"0New Oxford, PA USA
Steve EvansCFLLFebruary 17, 18855'10"175Cleveland, OH USA
Jack HannifinRFRRFebruary 25, 18835'11"167Holyoke, MA USA
Buck Herzog2BRRJuly 9, 18855'11"160Baltimore, MD USA
Bill MalarkeyPRRNovember 26, 18785'10"185Port Byron, IL USA
Rube MarquardPBLOctober 9, 18866'3"180Cleveland, OH USA
Christy MathewsonPRRAugust 12, 18806'1"195Factoryville, PA USA
Moose McCormickLFLLFebruary 28, 18815'11"180Philadelphia, PA USA
Joe McGinnityPRRMarch 20, 18715'11"206Cornwall, IL USA
Fred Merkle1BRRDecember 20, 18886'1"190Watertown, WI USA
Tom NeedhamCRRApril 17, 18795'10"180, Ireland
Cy SeymourCFLLDecember 9, 18726'0"200Albany, NY USA
Spike ShannonLFLRFebruary 7, 18755'11"180Pittsburgh, PA USA
Fred SnodgrassCRROctober 19, 18875'11"175Ventura, CA USA
Sammy Strang2BBRDecember 16, 18765'8"160Chattanooga, TN USA
Dummy TaylorPRRFebruary 21, 18756'1"160Oskaloosa, KS USA
Fred Tenney1BLLNovember 26, 18715'9"155Georgetown, MA USA
Art WilsonPRRDecember 11, 18855'8"170Macon, IL USA
Hooks WiltsePRLSeptember 7, 18796'0"185Hamilton, NY USA