APSPORT: Baseball TEAM: Giants POSITION: Catcher INDUCTED: 1945 (by Old Timers Committee), ceremony held in 2013 CAREER: 1897-1915 IN NY: 1902-1908 Bresnahan batted .279 with a .386 OBP and 26 home runs in 17 seasons for the Cubs, Orioles, Cardinals, Giants and Washington Senators. Ever patient at the plate, Bresnahan led the NL with 83 walks in 1908 and produced an OBP of .400 or greater in nine seasons. He stole 212 bases and had double-digit steals every season from 1903-1910. Bresnahan went 5-for-16 with two doubles in the Giants’ 1905 World Series victory.
Library of CongressSPORT: Baseball TEAM: Giants POSITION: First base INDUCTED: 1976 (by Veterans Committee) CAREER: 1880-1897 IN NY: 1883-1884 with the Gothams, 1885-1889, 1891, 1893-1894 with the Giants Connor hit .316 with a .397 OBP and 138 home runs in 18 seasons with the Giants, Phillies, New York Gothams, Troy Trojans and St. Louis Browns. Connor led the NL with 169 hits, a .371 average, a .435 OBP and 225 total bases in 1885. He led MLB with 14 home runs in 1890 while playing with the New York Giants of the Players League (a different organization from the NL’s Giants). From 1887-1893, Connor slugged .493 and hit 88 home runs.
Library of CongressSPORT: Baseball TEAM: Giants POSITION: Shortstop INDUCTED: 1998 (by Veterans Committee) CAREER: 1890-1909 IN NY: 1893-1901, 1903 with the Giants Davis hit .295 with a .362 OBP and 73 home runs in 20 seasons with the Giants, White Sox and Cleveland Spiders. He led MLB with 135 RBIs in 1897 while playing for the Giants. Davis went 4-for-13 with three doubles and six RBIs in the 1906 World Series, earning a ring with the White Sox.
Library of CongressSPORT: Baseball TEAM: Giants POSITION: Catcher INDUCTED: 1939 (by Old Timers Committee) CAREER: 1880-1897 IN NY: 1883-1889, 1891-1892 with the Giants William “Buck” Ewing hit .303 with a .351 OBP and 71 home runs in 18 seasons with the Giants, Reds, Troy Trojans and Cleveland Spiders. He led the NL with 10 home runs in 1883 and with 20 triples in 1884, his first two seasons with the Giants. Ewing won back-to-back World Series with the Giants, hitting .290 with 13 RBIs in the 1888 and 1889 Fall Classics.
APSPORT: Baseball TEAM: Giants POSITION: Starting pitcher INDUCTED: 1947 (87%, 3rd year on ballot) CAREER: 1928-1943 IN NY: 1928-1943 Hubbell was the NL MVP in 1933 (23-12, 1.66 ERA) and 1936 (26-6, 2.31 ERA). A nine-time All-Star, the lefthander led the NL in WHIP six times, wins and ERA three times, and innings, saves, shutouts, strikeouts and complete games once. He was 253-154 with a 2.98 ERA and 1.16 WHIP in 16 seasons. He started six World Series games, going 4-2 with a 1.79 ERA, but in three trips to the Fall Classic with the Giants, Hubbell only earned one ring in 1933.
APSPORT: Baseball TEAM: Giants POSITION: Left field INDUCTED: 1973 (by Negro League Committee) CAREER: 1949-1956 IN NY: 1949-1955 When Irvin drew a pinch-hit walk on July 8, 1949, he became the second black player in Giants history. Irvin batted .293 with a .383 OBP and 99 home runs in eight seasons with the Giants and Cubs, and led the NL with 121 RBIs in 1951, finishing third in MVP voting. Irvin hit .394 in two World Series with the Giants, winning a ring in 1954.
APSPORT: Baseball TEAM: Giants POSITION: Shortstop INDUCTED: 1982 (by Veterans Committee) CAREER: 1922-1936 IN NY: 1922-1936 Jackson hit .291 with a .337 OBP and 135 home runs in 15 seasons with the Giants. He was selected to one All-Star game and finished in the top 20 of MVP voting six times, though he never led the league in any offensive category. Jackson hit .149 in four World Series, winning a ring with the Giants in 1933.
HandoutSPORT: Baseball TEAM: Giants POSITION: Starting pitcher INDUCTED: 1964 (by Veterans Committee) CAREER: 1880-1893 IN NY: 1883-1884 with Metropolitans, 1885-1889 with Giants Keefe went 342-225 with a 2.63 ERA in 14 seasons for the Giants, Phillies, New York Metropolitans and Troy Trojans. He started a career-high 68 games in 1883, all complete games, and pitched 619 innings, which led the NL. The righthander led the NL in wins twice and led MLB with 42 wins in 1886. Keefe led MLB in WHIP four times, strikeouts twice and ERA twice. He was 4-3 with a 2.66 ERA and one save in eight World Series games and he led the Giants to back-to-back Series wins in 1888 and 1889.
APSPORT: Baseball TEAM: Giants POSITION: First base INDUCTED: 1973 (by Veterans Committee) CAREER: 1915-1932 IN NY: 1915-1917, 1919-1926 with the Giants, 1932 with the Dodgers George Lange “High Pockets” Kelly hit .297 with a .342 OBP and 148 home runs in 16 seasons with the Giants, Reds, Pirates, Cubs and Dodgers. Kelly led the NL in RBIs twice and was the league leader with 23 home runs in 1921. He hit .248 in four World Series, winning back-to-back titles with the Giants in 1921 and 1922.
Library of CongressSPORT: Baseball TEAM: Giants POSITION: Third base INDUCTED: 1976 (by Veterans Committee) CAREER: 1924-1936 IN NY: 1924-1932 with the Giants, 1936 with the Dodgers Lindstrom finished second in the 1928 NL MVP race after batting .358 with 14 home runs and a league-leading 231 hits. He hit .311 with a .351 OBP and 103 home runs in 13 seasons with the Giants, Pirates, Cubs and Dodgers. He lost both World Series he played in, including in 1924 with the Giants, but was a .289 hitter in 11 Fall Classic games.