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1960 San Francisco Giants

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1959 / 1961

79-75, Finished 5th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bill Rigney (33-25) and Tom Sheehan (46-50)
GM: Chub Feeney
Scored 671 runs, Allowed 631 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-73

Ballparks: Candlestick Park · Attendance: 1,795,356 (2nd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 94, Pitching - 93 · one-year: Batting - 90, Pitching - 89

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1959 / 1961 Trades and Transactions

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

November 30, 1959

Drafted Joey Amalfitano from Toronto (International) in the 1959 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Georges Maranda from the Milwaukee Braves in the 1959 rule 5 draft.

Mike Lee selected by the Cleveland Indians in the 1959 first-year draft.

Drafted Ray Daviault from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1959 minor league draft.

Traded Jackie Brandt, Gordon Jones and Roger McCardell to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Billy Loes and Billy O'Dell.

December 15, 1959

Traded Daryl Spencer and Leon Wagner to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received Don Blasingame.

1960

Signed Dick Dietz as an amateur free agent.

Signed Dick Estelle as an amateur free agent.

Signed Gil Garrido as an amateur free agent.

Signed Jim Ray Hart as an amateur free agent.

Signed Randy Hundley as an amateur free agent.

Signed Frank Linzy as an amateur free agent.

Signed Cap Peterson as an amateur free agent.

Signed Minnie Rojas as an amateur free agent.

John Pregenzer received from the Pittsburgh Pirates in an unknown transaction.

Vic Roznovsky received from the Pittsburgh Pirates in an unknown transaction.

Chico Salmon received from the Washington Senators in an unknown transaction.

January 21, 1960

Released Jim Hegan.

March 29, 1960

Traded Al Worthington to the Boston Red Sox. Received Jim Marshall.

April, 1960

Sold Don Taussig to Portland (PCL).

April 2, 1960 (Standings)

Traded Bud Watkins (minors) to the Milwaukee Braves. Received Dick Phillips.

April 5, 1960 (Standings)

Purchased Dale Long from the Chicago Cubs.

April 12, 1960 (Standings)

Released Danny O'Connell.

May 12, 1960 (Standings)

Purchased Dave Philley from the Philadelphia Phillies.

August 21, 1960 (Standings)

Sold Dale Long to the New York Yankees.

September 1, 1960 (Standings)

Sold Dave Philley to the Baltimore Orioles.

September 25, 1960 (Standings)

Signed Jose Cardenal as an amateur free agent.

October 31, 1960

Traded Andre Rodgers to the Milwaukee Braves. Received Al Dark.

November 28, 1960

Drafted Paul Doyle from the New York Yankees in the 1960 first-year draft.

Drafted John Goetz from the Chicago Cubs in the 1960 minor league draft.

December 3, 1960

Traded Johnny Antonelli and Willie Kirkland to the Cleveland Indians. Received Harvey Kuenn.

1961

Signed Damaso Blanco as an amateur free agent.

Signed Bob Chance as an amateur free agent.

Signed Frank Johnson as an amateur free agent.

Signed Hal Lanier as an amateur free agent.

Chico Salmon sent to the Detroit Tigers in an unknown transaction.

April, 1961

Traded Bobby Prescott to the Kansas City Athletics. Received Tony Frulio (minors).

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1959 / 1961 Trades and Transactions