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1940 New York Giants
Major league affiliations
1940 Information
Owner(s) Horace Stoneham
General Manager(s) Bill Terry
Manager(s) Bill Terry
Local television
Local radio WABC
(Mel Allen, Joe Bolton)



Regular season


Opening Day Starters

Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 100 53 -- .654
Brooklyn Dodgers 88 65 12 .575
St. Louis Cardinals 84 69 16 .549
Pittsburgh Pirates 78 76 22.5 .506
Chicago Cubs 75 79 25.5 .487
New York Giants 72 80 37.5 .474
Boston Bees 65 87 34.5 .428
Philadelphia Phillies 50 103 50 .327

Notable transactions


1940 New York Giants roster
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


Player stats


Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
2B Cuccinello, TonyTony Cuccinello 88 307 64 .208 5 36

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Glossop, AlAl Glossop 27 91 19 .209 4 8
Stewart, GlenGlen Stewart 15 29 4 .138 0 0


Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Brown, JumboJumbo Brown 41 2 4 7 3.42 31

Awards and honors

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Jersey City Giants International League Bert Niehoff
A1 Knoxville Smokies Southern Association Neil Caldwell and Fred Lindstrom
B Clinton Giants Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Josh Billings
B Richmond Colts Piedmont League Eddie Phillips
C Fort Smith Giants Western Association Herschel Bobo
D Milford Giants Eastern Shore League Bubber Jonnard
D Salisbury Giants North Carolina State League Johnnie Heving



  1. ^ Tom Hafey page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Tony Cuccinello page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ a b Willis Hudlin page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007



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