1951 New York Giants Statistics

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 Roster
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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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Sal Maglie236.7932.93423752234298.025411097278601466241210
Larry Jansen2311.6763.04393451830278.725410294265601453031133
Jim Hearn179.6543.62343401100211.3204102852182066216902
George Spencer104.7143.7557420206132.012562552156036102555
Dave Koslo109.5263.31391617523149.715368551845054200644
Sheldon Jones611.3534.26411214204120.311977571252058408523
Al Corwin51.8333.66158331159.0492724721030000244
Roger Bowman24.3336.1595200026.3351818222024111142
Monty Kennedy12.3332.252951210068.0682517031022001286
Al Gettel12.3334.873011100057.35237311225036001246
Alex Konikowski000.003020004.0200000500013
Red Hardy006.752000001.3411010010010
Jack Kramer0015.434120004.71188030200026
George Bamberger0018.002000002.0444220100011
Totals9859.6243.4834615793649181412.713346415461484820625204265945

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Al Dark15670064611419641714691274239.303.352.454.805293116600
Monte Irvin151657558941741911241211228944.312.415.514.929287159100
Whitey Lockman153673614851732771273455032.282.339.407.746250173600
Bobby Thomson1486025188915227832101557357.293.385.562.947291144700
Don Mueller122493469581301071669111913.277.307.431.73720241400
Willie Mays121524464591272252068745760.274.356.472.828219112100
Eddie Stanky1456535158812717214438512763.247.401.369.77019056500
Wes Westrum124474361597912020701010493.219.400.418.818151105400
Hank Thompson87308264376284833124323.235.342.386.72810270100
Ray Noble5514814116336052600626.234.265.383.6485460100
Davey Williams307064171710281158.266.319.375.6942430100
Sal Maglie42122112917101500122.152.159.188.3472120900
Bill Rigney44806991620490187.232.321.435.7553001200
Sal Yvars25504191320230057.317.417.512.9292102200
Spider Jorgensen28565151200280032.235.291.353.6441801100
Jim Hearn348774712001600429.162.205.203.4081500900
Clint Hartung2145444910020019.205.222.227.4491020000
Larry Jansen391159659000500733.094.155.094.2499201200
Jack Maguire1622206811140022.400.455.7001.1551400000
Jack Lohrke23514038001300102.200.360.275.6351130100
Dave Koslo39565015100111618.100.196.120.316610000
Artie Wilson1924222400012021.182.250.182.432400000
George Spencer57383224000300311.125.200.125.325410300
Monty Kennedy2918150310010005.200.200.267.467400300
Sheldon Jones4132311311010016.097.125.194.319600000
Earl Rapp1313110100010023.091.231.091.322110000
Al Gettel3012120100000002.083.083.083.167100000
Al Corwin1522201110000006.050.050.100.150210200
Roger Bowman9860000000011.000.143.000.143000100
Jack Kramer4000000000000000000
Red Hardy2000000000000000000
Alex Konikowski3000000000000000000
Hank Schenz8001000000000000000
George Bamberger2000000000000000000
Totals1835615353607811396201531797345534671624.260.347.418.7652240116408200


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Artie Wilson1B200.030011.0001.5000000
Whitey Lockman1B11900.010458916113.9869.5290000
Monte Irvin1B3900.034850847.9801.2050000
Artie Wilson2B300.075031.0004.0000000
Davey Williams2B2200.03843071.0003.6820000
Eddie Stanky2B14000.035641218117.9775.4860000
Bill Rigney2B900.0121115.9582.5560000
Bobby Thomson3B6900.0901361413.9423.2750000
Hank Thompson3B7100.0641201516.9252.5920000
Bill Rigney3B1200.0132825.9533.4170000
Jack Lohrke3B1700.0102322.9431.9410000
Spider Jorgensen3B100.001001.0001.0000000
Sal YvarsC2300.046331.9422.1302000
Wes WestrumC12200.05546289.9875.0495000
Ray NobleC4100.0144843.9743.7072000
Bobby ThomsonOF7700.0168361.9662.2210000
Don MuellerOF11500.0233541.9832.0700000
Willie MaysOF12100.03531292.9763.0170000
Jack MaguireOF800.0121001.0001.6250000
Whitey LockmanOF3400.075312.9872.2940000
Spider JorgensenOF1100.0140001.0001.2730000
Monte IrvinOF11200.02371011.9962.2050000
Clint HartungOF1200.0111001.0001.0000000
George SpencerP5700.0132942.913.7370000
Sal MaglieP4200.02353071.0001.8100000
Jack KramerP400.011001.000.5000000
Dave KosloP3900.0738021.0001.1540000
Alex KonikowskiP300.010001.000.3330000
Monty KennedyP2900.041320.895.5860000
Sheldon JonesP4100.052322.933.6830000
Larry JansenP3900.0295413.9882.1280000
Jim HearnP3400.0166127.9752.2650000
Red HardyP200.001001.000.5000000
Al GettelP3000.041310.944.5670000
Al CorwinP1500.00110.500.0670000
Roger BowmanP900.021001.000.3330000
George BambergerP200.00000.0000000
Artie WilsonSS300.04611.9093.3330000
Jack LohrkeSS100.010001.0001.0000000
Al DarkSS15600.029546545114.9444.8720000
Totals168600.042381785171487.9723.5729000

Postseason - Pitching:

Player Rnd W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Jim HearnWS101.0001.042100008.7511080110038
Dave KosloWS11.5003.0022010015.01255072600163
Al CorwinWS000.001000001.710000010016
Alex KonikowskiWS000.001010001.010000000003
Sheldon JonesWS002.082010014.3531110200019
Monty KennedyWS006.002010003.0322110400013
George SpencerWS0018.902010003.3677030000019
Sal MaglieWS01.0007.201100005.0844120300024
Larry JansenWS02.0006.3032100010.0877241600041
Totals24.3334.67166510152.0492927526323102226

Postseason - Batting:

Player Rnd GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Monte IrvinWS6262431101022121.458.500.5421.0421300000
Al DarkWS6262451030140023.417.462.6671.1281610000
Whitey LockmanWS626251620140012.240.269.440.7091110000
Bobby ThomsonWS626211510020050.238.385.286.670600000
Wes WestrumWS622171410000053.235.409.294.703520000
Willie MaysWS624221400010022.182.250.182.432430000
Eddie StankyWS626223300010132.136.269.136.406311000
Hank ThompsonWS519143200000052.143.368.143.511210000
Bill RigneyWS4440100010001.250.250.250.500100000
Larry JansenWS3220000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Jim HearnWS2330000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Clint HartungWS2440000000000.000.000.000.000010000
Sal YvarsWS1110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Davey WilliamsWS2110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Ray NobleWS2220000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Sal MaglieWS1110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Jack LohrkeWS2220000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Dave KosloWS2750000000002.000.000.000.000000200
Alex KonikowskiWS1000000000000000000
Monty KennedyWS2000000000000000000
Sheldon JonesWS2000000000000000000
Al CorwinWS1000000000000000000
George SpencerWS2000000000000000000
Hank SchenzWS1000000000000000000
Totals77222194184671215222522.237.327.314.64261101200

Postseason - Fielding:

Player Rnd Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G
Whitey LockmanWS1B6652.048524.9649.1738.833
Eddie StankyWS2B6652.0141513.9675.0194.833
Bobby ThomsonWS3B6652.0131520.9334.8464.667
Wes WestrumWSC6649.029210.9695.6945.167
Ray NobleWSC203.001001.0003.000.500
Willie MaysWSCF6652.0161001.0002.9422.833
Monte IrvinWSLF6652.017010.9442.9422.833
Dave KosloWSP2215.021001.0001.8001.500
Larry JansenWSP3210.012001.0002.7001.000
Jim HearnWSP218.702011.0002.0771.000
Sal MaglieWSP115.00000.000.000
Sheldon JonesWSP204.301001.0002.077.500
George SpencerWSP203.301001.0002.700.500
Monty KennedyWSP203.001001.0003.000.500
Al CorwinWSP101.710001.0005.4001.000
Alex KonikowskiWSP101.00000.000.000
Hank ThompsonWSRF5541.04020.667.878.800
Clint HartungWSRF2111.01110.6671.6361.000
Al DarkWSSS6652.01016041.0004.5004.333
Totals6754468.0156641012.9574.2313.284




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