1951 New York Giants Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 98-59
Finished 1st in the NL
Attendance: 1,175,511, Avg. 17,287
Ballpark: Polo Grounds IV
Won League Championship Series
World Series - Lost to New York Yankees 4-2
Manager: Leo Durocher (98-59)
Location: New York, New York
1951 New York Giants Statistics
1951 New York Giants Results

The New York Giants of the National League ended the 1951 season with a record of 98 wins and 59 losses, finishing first in the NL.

The Giants led the league with just 641 runs allowed. New York scored 781 runs. Bobby Thomson walloped 32 home runs for the team, while Wes Westrum, Monte Irvin, Willie Mays and Don Mueller each swatted 20 or more, too. Monte Irvin drove in 121 runs and topped all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .312. Sal Maglie and Larry Jansen apiece notched 23 wins on the mound for the squad, and Jim Hearn as well added 15 or more victories as well Sal Maglie recorded a 2.93 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Leo Durocher coached the team. The 1951 New York Giants won the League Championship Series.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
George BambergerPRRAugust 1, 19236'0"175Staten Island, NY USA
Roger BowmanPRLAugust 18, 19276'0"175Amsterdam, NY USA
Al CorwinPRRDecember 3, 19266'1"170Newburgh, NY USA
Al DarkSSRRJanuary 7, 19225'11"185Comanche, OK USA
Al GettelPRRSeptember 17, 19176'3"200Norfolk, VA USA
Red HardyPRRJanuary 6, 19235'11"175Marmarth, ND USA
Clint HartungRFRRAugust 10, 19226'5"210Hondo, TX USA
Jim HearnPRRApril 11, 19216'3"205Atlanta, GA USA
Monte IrvinLFRRFebruary 25, 19196'1"195Haleburg, AL USA
Larry JansenPRRJuly 16, 19206'2"190Verboort, OR USA
Sheldon JonesPRRFebruary 2, 19226'0"180Tecumseh, NE USA
Spider JorgensenRFLRNovember 3, 19195'9"155Folsom, CA USA
Monty KennedyPRLMay 11, 19226'2"185Amelia, VA USA
Alex KonikowskiPRRJune 8, 19286'1"187Throop, PA USA
Dave KosloPLLMarch 31, 19205'11"180Menasha, WI USA
Jack KramerPRRJanuary 5, 19186'2"190New Orleans, LA USA
Whitey Lockman1BLRJuly 25, 19266'1"175Lowell, NC USA
Jack Lohrke3BRRFebruary 25, 19246'0"180Los Angeles, CA USA
Sal MagliePRRApril 26, 19176'2"180Niagara Falls, NY USA
Jack MaguireRFRRFebruary 5, 19255'11"165St. Louis, MO USA
Willie MaysCFRRMay 6, 19315'10"170Westfield, AL USA
Don MuellerRFLRApril 14, 19276'0"185St. Louis, MO USA
Ray NobleCRRMarch 15, 19195'11"210Central Hatillo, Cuba
Earl RappPLRMay 20, 19216'2"185Corunna, MI USA
Bill Rigney3BRRJanuary 29, 19186'1"178Alameda, CA USA
Hank SchenzPRRApril 11, 19195'9"175New Richmond, OH USA
George SpencerPRRJuly 7, 19266'1"215Columbus, OH USA
Eddie Stanky2BRRSeptember 3, 19155'8"170Philadelphia, PA USA
Hank Thompson3BLRDecember 8, 19255'9"174Oklahoma City, OK USA
Bobby ThomsonOFRROctober 25, 19236'2"180Glasgow, Gl United Kingdom
Wes WestrumCRRNovember 28, 19225'11"185Clearbrook, MN USA
Davey Williams2BRRNovember 2, 19275'10"160Dallas, TX USA
Artie WilsonIFLROctober 28, 19205'10"162Jefferson County, AL USA
Sal YvarsCRRFebruary 20, 19245'10"187New York, NY USA