Season Information
Team Name
1956 New York Giants
League
National League
Division
-
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
67-87 (.435)   GBL: -26
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
6 / 6 / 12
Runs For/Against
540 / 650   Diff: -110
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
15
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
1956-12-13Jackie RobinsonRefused to report to Giants.2B-3B5-11204RR1919-01-31Cairo,GA
MLB1947-19561947-1956
1956-12-13Jackie RobinsonTraded by Dodgers to Giants for Dick Littlefield and Cash. Trade Voided (January 13,1956)2B-3B5-11204RR1919-01-31Cairo,GA
MLB1947-19561947-1956
1956-12-13Dick LittlefieldTraded by Dodgers to Giants for Dick Littlefield and Cash. Trade Voided (January 13,1956)P6-0180LL1926-03-18Detroit,MI
MLB1950-19581950-1958
1956-12-13Dick LittlefieldTraded by Giants with Cash to Dodgers for Jackie Robinson. Trade Voided (January 13,1956)P6-0180LL1926-03-18Detroit,MI
MLB1950-19581950-1958
1956-12-10Bobby BolinSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.P6-4200RR1939-01-29Hickory Grove,SC
1956-  0-   0-NY1
MLB1961-19731957-1973
1956-12-03Bill FroatsSelected by Giants from Yankees in the minor league draft.P6-0180LL1930-10-20New York,NY
MLB1955-19551955-1955
1956-12-03Roger McCardellSelected by Giants from Braves in the minor league draft.C6-0200RR1932-08-29Gorsuch Mills,MD
1950-  0-   0-BSN
MLB1959-19591959-1959
1956-12-03Daryl RobertsonSelected by Braves from Giants in the minor league draft.SS-3B6-0184RR1936-01-05Cripple Creek,CO
1954-  0-   0-NY1
MLB1962-19621962-1962
1956-12-03Ed WhiteSelected by Giants from White Sox in the minor league draft.OF6-2200RR1926-04-06Anniston,AL
MLB1955-19551955-1955
1956-10-26Hank SauerSigned as Free Agent by Giants.OF-1B6-4199RR1917-03-17Pittsburgh,PA
MLB1941-19591941-1959
1956-10-11Jim HearnTraded by Giants to Phillies for Stu Miller.P6-3205RR1921-04-11Atlanta,GA
MLB1947-19591947-1959
1956-10-11Stu MillerTraded by Phillies to Giants for Jim Hearn.P5-11165RR1927-12-26Northampton,MA
MLB1952-19681952-1968
1956-10-01Gordon JonesTraded by Cardinals with Bill Sarni, Red Schoendienst, Jackie Brandt and Dick Littlefield to Giants for Whitey Lockman, Don Liddle, Ray Katt and Alvin Dark.P6-0190RR1930-04-02Portland,OR
MLB1954-19651954-1965
1956-08-31Mike McCormickSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent (bonus baby) by Giants.P6-2195LL1938-09-29Pasadena,CA
MLB1956-19711956-1971
1956-08-22George WilsonClaimed on waivers by Yankees from Giants.OF-1B6-1185LR1925-08-30Cherryville,NC
MLB1952-19561952-1956
1956-08-20Max SurkontPurchased by Giants from Red Sox.P6-0205RR1922-06-16Central Falls,RI
MLB1949-19571949-1957
1956-06-14Red SchoendienstTraded by Cardinals with Gordon Jones, Bill Sarni, Jackie Brandt and Dick Littlefield to Giants for Whitey Lockman, Don Liddle, Ray Katt and Alvin Dark.2B-OF6-0170BR1923-02-02Germantown,IL
MLB1945-19631945-1963
1956-06-14Jackie BrandtTraded by Cardinals with Gordon Jones, Bill Sarni, Red Schoendienst and Dick Littlefield to Giants for Whitey Lockman, Don Liddle, Ray Katt and Alvin Dark.OF-3B5-11170RR1934-04-28Omaha,NE
MLB1956-19671956-1967
1956-06-14Dick LittlefieldTraded by Cardinals with Gordon Jones, Bill Sarni, Red Schoendienst and Jackie Brandt to Giants for Whitey Lockman, Don Liddle, Ray Katt and Alvin Dark.P6-0180LL1926-03-18Detroit,MI
MLB1950-19581950-1958
1956-06-14Bill SarniTraded by Cardinals with Gordon Jones, Red Schoendienst, Jackie Brandt and Dick Littlefield to Giants for Whitey Lockman, Don Liddle, Ray Katt and Alvin Dark.C5-11187RR1927-09-19Los Angeles,CA
MLB1951-19561951-1956
1956-06-14Whitey LockmanTraded by Giants with Don Liddle, Ray Katt and Alvin Dark to Cardinals for Gordon Jones, Bill Sarni, Red Schoendienst, Jackie Brandt and Dick Littlefield.1B-OF6-1175LR1926-07-25Lowell,NC
1943-  0-   0-NY1
MLB1945-19601945-1960
1956-06-14Ray KattTraded by Giants with Whitey Lockman, Don Liddle and Alvin Dark to Cardinals for Gordon Jones, Bill Sarni, Red Schoendienst, Jackie Brandt and Dick Littlefield.C6-2200RR1927-05-09New Braunfels,TX
MLB1952-19591952-1959
1956-06-14Alvin DarkTraded by Giants with Whitey Lockman, Don Liddle and Ray Katt to Cardinals for Gordon Jones, Bill Sarni, Red Schoendienst, Jackie Brandt and Dick Littlefield.SS-3B5-11185RR1922-01-07Comanche,OK
MLB1946-19601946-1960
1956-06-14Don LiddleTraded by Giants with Whitey Lockman, Ray Katt and Alvin Dark to Cardinals for Gordon Jones, Bill Sarni, Red Schoendienst, Jackie Brandt and Dick Littlefield.P5-10165LL1925-05-25Mount Carmel,IL
MLB1953-19561953-1956
1956-04-21Billy GardnerPurchased by Orioles from Giants.2B-SS6-0180RR1927-07-19Waterford,CT
MLB1954-19631954-1963
1956-03-05Jim ManganPurchased by Giants from Pirates.C5-10190RR1929-09-24San Francisco,CA
MLB1952-19561952-1956
1956-01-01Ernie BowmanSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.SS-2B5-10160RR1935-07-28Johnson City,TN
1956-  0-   0-NY1
MLB1961-19631961-1963
1956-01-01Neil WilsonSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.C6-1175LR1935-06-14Lexington,TN
1956-  0-   0-NY1
MLB1960-19601960-1960
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