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1933 World Series
Team / Wins Manager Season
New York Giants (4) Bill Terry (player/manager) 91–61, .599, GA: 5
Washington Senators (1) Joe Cronin (player/manager) 99–53, .651, GA: 7
Dates: October 3October 7
Radio network: NBC, CBS
Radio announcers: NBC: Fred Hoey, Hal Totten, Graham McNamee
CBS: France Laux, Ted Husing
Umpires: Charley Moran (NL), George Moriarty (AL), Cy Pfirman (NL), Red Ormsby (AL)
Future Hall of Famers: Giants: Carl Hubbell, Travis Jackson, Mel Ott, Bill Terry.
Senators: Joe Cronin, Goose Goslin, Heinie Manush, Sam Rice.
World Series
 < 1932 1934 > 

The 1933 World Series featured the New York Giants and the Washington Senators, with the Giants winning in five games for their first championship since 1922, and their fourth overall.

The Giants easily defeated the Nats behind "King" Carl Hubbell and "Prince" Hal Schumacher.

With John McGraw having retired in 1932, the New York Giants regular first baseman Bill Terry had assumed the managing duties. Walter Johnson also retired in 1932 and the Senators had regular shortstop Joe Cronin taking over as manager also. (McGraw watched the Series from the stands and died four months later.)

Washington, D.C. has not hosted another World Series since 1933. Game 5 was the final Series game played in the nation's capital as of 2008. This Washington Senators franchise became the Minnesota Twins during the 1960–1961 offseason, and would not reach the World Series again until 1965. The second Senators team became the Texas Rangers. The transfer of the Montreal Expos to become the Washington Nationals opens the door to D.C. again potentially.

SummaryEdit

NL New York Giants (4) vs. AL Washington Senators (1)

GameScoreDateLocationAttendance
1Washington Senators – 2, New York Giants – 4October 3Polo Grounds (IV)46,672[1]
2Washington Senators – 1, New York Giants – 6October 4Polo Grounds (IV)35,461[2]
3New York Giants – 0, Washington Senators – 4October 5Griffith Stadium25,727[3]
4New York Giants – 2, Washington Senators – 1 (11 innings)October 6Griffith Stadium26,762[4]
5New York Giants – 4, Washington Senators – 3 (10 innings)October 7Griffith Stadium28,454[5]

MatchupsEdit

Game 1Edit

Tuesday, October 3, 1933 at Polo Grounds (IV) in New York, New York

Team 123456789RHE
Washington 000100001 2 53
New York 20200000X 4 102
WP: Carl Hubbell (1–0)  LP: Lefty Stewart (0–1)  
HRs:  NYG – Mel Ott (1)

Game 2Edit

Wednesday, October 4, 1933 at Polo Grounds (IV) in New York, New York

Team 123456789RHE
Washington 001000000 1 50
New York 00000600X 6 100
WP: Hal Schumacher (1–0)  LP: General Crowder (0–1)  
HRs:  WAS – Goose Goslin (1)

Game 3Edit

Thursday, October 5, 1933 at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C.

Team 123456789RHE
New York 000000000 0 50
Washington 21000010X 4 91
WP: Earl Whitehill (1–0)  LP: Freddie Fitzsimmons (0–1)  

Game 4Edit

Friday, October 6, 1933 at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C.

Team 1234567891011RHE
New York 00010000001 2 111
Washington 00000010000 1 80
WP: Carl Hubbell (2–0)  LP: Monte Weaver (0–1)  
HRs:  NYG – Bill Terry (1)

Game 5Edit

Saturday, October 7, 1933 at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C.

Team 12345678910RHE
New York 0200010001 4 111
Washington 0000030000 3 100
WP: Dolf Luque (1–0)  LP: Jack Russell (0–1)  
HRs:  NYG – Mel Ott (2)  WAS – Fred Schulte (1)

Composite boxEdit

1933 World Series (4–1): New York Giants (N.L.) over Washington Senators (A.L.)

Team 1234567891011RHE
New York Giants 22210700011 16 474
Washington Senators 21110320100 11 374

<tr><td style="text-align:left;" colspan="15">Total attendance: 163,076   Average attendance: 32,615</td></tr> <tr><td style="text-align:left;" colspan="15">Winning player’s share: $4,257   Losing player’s share: $3,020[6]</td></tr>


NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Neft, David S., and Richard M. Cohen. The World Series. 1st ed. New York: St Martins, 1990. (Neft and Cohen 147–150)
  • Reichler, Joseph, ed. (1982). The Baseball Encyclopedia (5th ed.), p. 2141. MacMillian Publishing. ISBN 0-02-579010-2.
  • Forman, Sean L.. 1933 World Series. Baseball-Reference.com - Major League Statistics and Information.. Retrieved on 2007-12-09.

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