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1917 New York Giants (MLB)

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W-L Record: 98-56 .636
Rank: 1st in National League
Run Differential: 635-457 + 178
Roster Continuity 75.61% 11/16
Manager(s): John McGraw
General Manager:
Ballpark: Polo Grounds
Attendance: 500,264 2/16
Playoffs: Lost World Series (White Sox)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

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  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1917 New York Giants season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Fred AndersonP6-2180R-R311909Not draftedMLB--
    -Al Baird2B-SS5-9160R-R221917Not draftedMLB--
    -Rube BentonP6-1190L-L301910Not draftedMLB--
    -George BurnsOF5-7160R-R271911Not draftedMLB--
    -Al DemareeP6-0170L-R321912Not draftedMLB--
    -Art FletcherSS5-10170R-R321909Not draftedMLB--
    -George GibsonC5-11190R-R361905Not draftedMLB--
    -Ed Hemingway2B-3B5-11165B-R241914Not draftedMLB--
    -Buck Herzog2B-3B5-11160R-R311908Not draftedMLB--
    -Walter Holke1B6-1185B-L241914Not draftedMLB--
    -Benny KauffOF5-8157L-L271912Not draftedMLB--
    -George Kelly1B-2B6-4190R-R211915Not draftedMLB--
    -Pete Kilduff2B-SS5-7155R-R241917Not draftedMLB--
    -Ernie KruegerC5-10185R-R261913Not draftedMLB--
    -Hans Lobert3B-SS5-9170R-R351903Not draftedMLB--
    -Lew McCartyC5-11192R-R281913Not draftedMLB--
    -Jim MiddletonP5-11165R-R281917Not draftedMLB--
    -Red MurrayOF5-10190R-R331906Not draftedMLB--
    -Jack OnslowC5-11180R-R281912Not draftedMLB--
    -Pol PerrittP6-2168R-R241912Not draftedMLB--
    -Bill RaridenC5-10168R-R291909Not draftedMLB--
    -Dave RobertsonOF6-0186L-L271912Not draftedMLB--
    -Jose Rodriguez2B-1B5-8150R-R231917Not draftedMLB--
    -Slim SalleeP6-3180L-L321908Not draftedMLB--
    -Ferdie SchuppP5-10150R-L261913Not draftedMLB--
    -George SmithP6-2163R-R251916Not draftedMLB--
    -Jimmy Smith2B-SS5-9152B-R221916Not draftedMLB--
    -Ad SwiglerP5-10180R-R211917Not draftedMLB--
    -Jeff TesreauP6-2218R-R281912Not draftedMLB--
    -Jim ThorpeOF6-1185R-R301913Not draftedMLB--
    -Joe WilhoitOF6-2175L-R311916Not draftedMLB--
    -Ross YoungsOF5-8162L-R201917Not draftedMLB--
    -Heinie Zimmerman3B-2B5-11176R-R301907Not draftedMLB--

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