1917 New York Giants Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 98-56
Finished 1st in the NL
Ballpark: Polo Grounds IV
Won League Championship Series
World Series - Lost to Chicago White Sox 4-2
Manager: John McGraw (98-56)
Location: New York, New York
1917 New York Giants Statistics
1917 New York Giants Results

The New York Giants of the National League ended the 1917 season with a record of 98 wins and 56 losses, finishing first in the NL.

The Giants scored 635 runs, most in the league. New York conceded 457 runs, the lowest total in the circuit. Dave Robertson paced the team with 12 home runs Heinie Zimmerman accounted for 102 RBI. Benny Kauff led batters with significant playing time by hitting .308. Ferdie Schupp topped the squad with 21 wins, while Pol Perritt, Slim Sallee and Rube Benton each added 15 or more wins, too Fred Anderson recorded a 1.44 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

John McGraw coached the team. The 1917 New York Giants won the League Championship Series.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Fred AndersonPRRDecember 11, 18856'2"180Calahan, NC USA
Al Baird2BRRJune 2, 18955'9"160Cleburne, TX USA
Rube BentonPRLJune 27, 18906'1"190Clinton, NC USA
George BurnsLFRRNovember 24, 18895'7"160Utica, NY USA
Al DemareePLRSeptember 8, 18846'0"170Quincy, IL USA
Art FletcherSSRRJanuary 5, 18855'10"170Collinsville, IL USA
George GibsonCRRJuly 22, 18805'11"190London, ON CAN
Ed Hemingway3BBRMay 8, 18935'11"165Sheridan, MI USA
Buck Herzog2BRRJuly 9, 18855'11"160Baltimore, MD USA
Walter Holke1BBLDecember 25, 18926'1"185St. Louis, MO USA
Benny KauffCFLLJanuary 5, 18905'8"157Pomeroy, OH USA
High Pockets KellyOFRRSeptember 10, 18956'4"190San Francisco, CA USA
Pete Kilduff2BRRApril 4, 18935'7"155Weir City, KS USA
Ernie KruegerCRRDecember 27, 18905'10"185Chicago, IL USA
Hans Lobert3BRROctober 18, 18815'9"170Wilmington, DE USA
Lew McCartyCRRNovember 17, 18885'11"192Milton, PA USA
Jim MiddletonPRRMay 28, 18895'11"165Argos, IN USA
Red MurrayOFRRMarch 4, 18845'10"190Arnot, PA USA
Jack OnslowCRROctober 13, 18885'11"180Scottdale, PA USA
Pol PerrittPRRAugust 30, 18916'2"168Arcadia, LA USA
Bill RaridenCRRFebruary 5, 18885'10"168Bedford, IN USA
Dave RobertsonRFLLSeptember 25, 18896'0"186Portsmouth, VA USA
Jose Rodriguez1BRRFebruary 23, 18945'8"150La Habana, La Cuba
Slim SalleePRLFebruary 3, 18856'3"180Higginsport, OH USA
Ferdie SchuppPRLJanuary 16, 18915'10"150Louisville, KY USA
George SmithPRRMay 31, 18926'2"163East Port Chester, CT USA
Jimmy Smith2BBRMay 15, 18955'9"152Pittsburgh, PA USA
Ad SwiglerPRRSeptember 21, 18955'10"180Philadelphia, PA USA
Jeff TesreauPRRMarch 5, 18886'2"218Ironton, MO USA
Jim ThorpeRFRRMay 28, 18876'1"185Prague, OK USA
Joe WilhoitRFLRDecember 20, 18856'2"175Hiawatha, KS USA
Ross YoungsCFLRApril 10, 18975'8"162Shiner, TX USA
Heinie Zimmerman3BRRFebruary 9, 18875'11"176New York, NY USA