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1900 New York Giants

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1899 / 1901

60-78, Finished 8th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Buck Ewing (21-41) and George Davis (39-37)
Scored 713 runs, Allowed 823 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 60-78

Ballparks: Polo Grounds IV · Attendance: 190,000 (6th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
Batting - 95, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 97, Pitching - 99

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1899 / 1901 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from October 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

January 10, 1900

Purchased Win Mercer from the Washington Senators.

March, 1900

Purchased Pink Hawley from the Cincinnati Reds.

March 9, 1900

Frank Bowerman assigned onto roster from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

March 10, 1900

Dan McFarlan assigned onto roster from the Washington Senators.

March 22, 1900

Purchased Charlie Frisbee from the Boston Beaneaters.

Purchased Charlie Hickman from the Boston Beaneaters.

March 27, 1900

Purchased Kip Selbach from the Cincinnati Reds.

June 7, 1900 (Standings)

Received Mike Smith as a loan from the Cincinnati Reds.

July, 1900 (Standings)

Purchased Christy Mathewson from Norfolk (Virginia-North Carolina).

September, 1900 (Standings)

Released Tommy Sheehan.

December, 1900

Christy Mathewson assigned from roster onto Norfolk (Virginia-North Carolina). (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

December 15, 1900

Traded Amos Rusie to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Christy Mathewson.


Kid Gleason jumped to the Detroit Tigers.

Mike Grady jumped to the Washington Senators.

Pink Hawley jumped to the Milwaukee Brewers.

Win Mercer jumped to the Washington Senators.

Cy Seymour jumped to the Baltimore Orioles.

Mike Smith returned to the Cincinnati Reds as part of earlier loan.

January 18, 1901

Traded Jack Doyle to the Chicago Orphans. Received John Ganzel, Ned Garvin and Sammy Strang.

March, 1901

Ned Garvin jumped to the Milwaukee Brewers. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

March 4, 1901

Bill Carrick jumped to the Washington Senators.

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1899 / 1901 Trades and Transactions