Season Information
Team Name
1948 New York Giants
League
National League
Division
-
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
78-76 (.506)   GBL: -13.5
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
5 / 5 / 9
Runs For/Against
780 / 700   Diff: +80
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
 
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
6
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1883-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
1948-12-14Ken TrinklePurchased by Phillies from Giants.P6-1175RR1919-12-15Paoli,IN
MLB1943-19491943-1949
1948-11-24Paul LaPalmeSelected by Braves from Giants in the minor league draft.P5-10184LL1923-12-14Springfield,MA
MLB1951-19571951-1957
1948-11-15Bob HooperSelected by Tigers from Giants in the minor league draft.P5-11195RR1922-05-30Leamington,ON
MLB1950-19551950-1955
1948-11-15Rudy RuferSelected by Giants from Phillies in the minor league draft.SS6-0165RR1926-10-28Ridgewood,NY
MLB1949-19501949-1950
1948-10-03Lonny FreyReleased by Giants.2B-SS5-10160LR1910-08-23St. Louis,MO
MLB1933-19481933-1948
1948-10-03Johnny McCarthyReleased by Giants.1B-OF6-1185LL1910-01-07Chicago,IL
MLB1934-19481934-1948
1948-10-01Davey WilliamsTraded by Atlanta (Southern Association) to Giants for Dick Hoover, Gary Gearhart and Cash.2B5-10160RR1927-11-02Dallas,TX
MLB1949-19551949-1955
1948-10-01Gary GearhartTraded by Giants with Dick Hoover and Cash to Atlanta (Southern Association) for Davey Williams.OF5-11180RL1923-08-10New Lebanon,OH
MLB1947-19471947-1947
1948-10-01Dick HooverTraded by Giants with Gary Gearhart and Cash to Atlanta (Southern Association) for Davey Williams.P6-0170LL1925-12-11Columbus,OH
MLB1952-19521952-1952
1948-08-01Lonny FreySigned as Free Agent by Giants.2B-SS5-10160LR1910-08-23St. Louis,MO
MLB1933-19481933-1948
1948-07-30Mort CooperReleased by Giants.P6-2210RR1913-03-02Atherton,MO
MLB1938-19491938-1949
1948-07-30Paul EricksonClaimed on waivers by Pirates from Giants.P6-2200RR1915-12-14Zion,IL
MLB1941-19481941-1948
1948-07-06Clem DreisewerdClaimed on waivers by Giants from Browns.P6-1195LL1916-01-24Old Monroe,MO
MLB1944-19481944-1948
1948-06-21Paul EricksonClaimed on waivers by Giants from Phillies.P6-2200RR1915-12-14Zion,IL
MLB1941-19481941-1948
1948-06-19Thornton LeeReleased by Giants.P6-3205LL1906-09-13Sonoma,CA
MLB1933-19481933-1948
1948-06-19Bobo NewsomReleased by Giants.P6-2220RR1907-08-11Hartsville,SC
MLB1929-19531929-1953
1948-05-10Joe BeggsReleased by Giants.P6-1182RR1910-11-04Rankin,PA
MLB1938-19481938-1948
1948-04-12Bobo NewsomSigned as Free Agent by Giants.P6-2220RR1907-08-11Hartsville,SC
MLB1929-19531929-1953
1948-04-03Mickey GrassoPurchased by Tigers from Giants.C6-0195RR1920-05-10Newark,NJ
MLB1946-19551946-1955
1948-04-03Thornton LeeSigned as Free Agent by Giants.P6-3205LL1906-09-13Sonoma,CA
MLB1933-19481933-1948
1948-04-01Lou StringerPurchased by White Sox from Giants.2B-SS5-11173RR1917-05-13Grand Rapids,MI
MLB1941-19501941-1950
1948-02-09Lou StringerClaimed on waivers by Giants from Cubs.2B-SS5-11173RR1917-05-13Grand Rapids,MI
MLB1941-19501941-1950
1948-01-16Jack ConwayPurchased by Giants from Indians.2B-SS5-11175RR1919-07-30Bryan,TX
MLB1941-19481941-1948
1948-01-01Tom AckerSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.P6-4215RR1930-03-07Paterson,NJ
MLB1956-19591956-1959
1948-01-01Al CorwinSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.P6-1170RR1926-12-03Newburgh,NY
MLB1951-19551951-1955
1948-01-01Gail HenleySigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.OF5-9180LR1928-10-15Wichita,KS
MLB1954-19541954-1954
1948-01-01Ron SamfordSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.SS-2B5-11156RR1930-02-28Dallas,TX
MLB1954-19591954-1959
1948-01-01George SpencerSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.P6-1215RR1926-07-07Columbus,OH
MLB1950-19601950-1960
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Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Transaction Description Full description of the transaction as entered in the database Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system