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1930 New York Giants

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1929 / 1931

87-67, Finished 3rd in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: John McGraw (87-67)
Scored 959 runs, Allowed 814 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-66

Ballparks: Polo Grounds V · Attendance: 868,714 (3rd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 95 · one-year: Batting - 98, Pitching - 96


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1929 / 1931 Trades and Transactions

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

November 4, 1929

Signed Dave Bancroft as a free agent.

December 23, 1929

Sold Buck Jordan to Newark (International).

April 10, 1930 (Standings)

Traded Doc Farrell and Showboat Fisher to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received Wally Roettger.

May 15, 1930 (Standings)

Traded Ralph Judd to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received Clarence Mitchell.

May 21, 1930 (Standings)

Traded Larry Benton to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Hughie Critz.

May 27, 1930 (Standings)

Traded Pat Crawford to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Ethan Allen and Pete Donohue.

September 30, 1930 (Standings)

Drafted Urbane Pickering from Birmingham (Southern Association) in the 1930 rule 5 draft.

October 29, 1930

Sold Wally Roettger to the Cincinnati Reds.

March 26, 1931

Edd Roush selected by the Cincinnati Reds off waivers.

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1929 / 1931 Trades and Transactions