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1929 New York Giants

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1928 / 1930

84-67, Finished 3rd in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: John McGraw (84-67)
Scored 897 runs, Allowed 709 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 92-59

Ballparks: Polo Grounds V · Attendance: 868,806 (2nd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 97


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1928 / 1930 Trades and Transactions

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

October 3, 1928

Drafted Tony Kaufmann from Rochester (International) in the 1928 rule 5 draft.

October 29, 1928

Traded Lefty O'Doul and cash to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Freddy Leach.

November 12, 1928

Signed Ray Schalk as a free agent.

June 14, 1929 (Standings)

Traded Jimmy Welsh to the Boston Braves. Received Doc Farrell.

July 14, 1929 (Standings)

Sold Jack Cummings to the Boston Braves.

September 10, 1929 (Standings)

Purchased Hub Pruett from Newark (International).

September 27, 1929 (Standings)

Dutch Henry selected by the Chicago White Sox off waivers.

November 4, 1929

Signed Dave Bancroft as a free agent.

December 23, 1929

Sold Buck Jordan to Newark (International).

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1928 / 1930 Trades and Transactions