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1947 New York Giants

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1946 / 1948

81-73, Finished 4th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Mel Ott (81-73)
Scored 830 runs, Allowed 761 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 83-71

Ballparks: Polo Grounds V · Attendance: 1,600,793 (2nd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 101, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 99


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1946 / 1948 Trades and Transactions

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

October 1, 1946

Purchased Larry Jansen from San Francisco (PCL). (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

November 1, 1946

Drafted Fuzz White from the St. Louis Browns in the 1946 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Jack Lohrke from San Diego (PCL) in the 1946 rule 5 draft.

November 5, 1946

Drafted Hal Quick from the Chicago Cubs in the 1946 minor league draft.

December 2, 1946

Released Dick Bartell.

Released Hal Schumacher.

December 19, 1946

Released Harry Danning.

1947

Signed Marv Blaylock as an amateur free agent.

Frank Fanovich sent to Watertown (Border) in an unknown transaction.

Signed Harvey Gentry as an amateur free agent.

Signed Tookie Gilbert as an amateur free agent.

Signed Stan Jok as an amateur free agent.

Signed Ray Katt as an amateur free agent.

Sammy Meeks sent to the Washington Senators in an unknown transaction.

Signed Rance Pless as an amateur free agent.

Jerry Scala sent to the Chicago White Sox in an unknown transaction.

Nick Testa received from Walden (North Atlantic) in an unknown transaction.

Signed Neal Watlington as a free agent.

January 18, 1947

Johnny Rucker selected by the Cleveland Indians off waivers.

April 12, 1947 (Standings)

Released Jess Pike.

May 12, 1947 (Standings)

Released Bob Carpenter.

June 7, 1947 (Standings)

Traded Babe Young to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Joe Beggs.

June 13, 1947 (Standings)

Traded Bill Voiselle and cash to the Boston Braves. Received Mort Cooper.

June 23, 1947 (Standings)

Selected Hooks Iott off waivers from the St. Louis Browns.

July 7, 1947 (Standings)

Selected Mickey Livingston off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.

September 15, 1947 (Standings)

Released Mel Ott.

September 20, 1947 (Standings)

Released Ernie Lombardi.

November 10, 1947

Jim Goodwin drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 1947 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Jack Hallett from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1947 rule 5 draft.

Larry Miggins drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1947 rule 5 draft.

November 17, 1947

Drafted Pete Milne from the Cleveland Indians in the 1947 minor league draft.

November 19, 1947

Bud Hardin selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1947 minor league draft.

November 20, 1947

Drafted Bob Lennon from the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1947 minor league draft.

Drafted Hoyt Wilhelm from the Boston Braves in the 1947 minor league draft.

November 24, 1947

Ed Albrecht selected by the St. Louis Browns in the 1947 minor league draft.

December 4, 1947

Traded Mike Budnick, Jack Graham, Jake Wade and $65,000 to San Diego (PCL). Received Jack Harshman.

December 19, 1947

Released Gene Thompson.

1948

Signed Tom Acker as an amateur free agent.

Signed Al Corwin as an amateur free agent.

Marv Grissom sent to Sacramento (PCL) in an unknown transaction.

Signed Gail Henley as an amateur free agent.

Signed Ron Samford as an amateur free agent.

Signed George Spencer as an amateur free agent.

January 16, 1948

Purchased Jack Conway from the Cleveland Indians.

February 9, 1948

Selected Lou Stringer off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.

April 1, 1948

Sold Lou Stringer to the Chicago White Sox.

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1946 / 1948 Trades and Transactions