Season Information
Team Name
1959 San Francisco Giants
League
National League
Division
-
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
83-71 (.539)   GBL: -4
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
3 / 3 / 5
Runs For/Against
705 / 613   Diff: +92
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
1959-12-15Don BlasingameTraded by Cardinals to Giants for Leon Wagner and Daryl Spencer.2B-SS5-10165LR1932-03-16Corinth,MS
MLB1955-19661955-1966
1959-12-15Leon WagnerTraded by Giants with Daryl Spencer to Cardinals for Don Blasingame.OF6-1195LR1934-05-13Chattanooga,TN
1942-  0-   0-NY1
MLB1958-19691958-1969
1959-12-15Daryl SpencerTraded by Giants with Leon Wagner to Cardinals for Don Blasingame.SS-2B6-2190RR1929-07-13Wichita,KS
MLB1952-19631952-1963
1959-11-30Ray DaviaultSelected by Giants from Dodgers in the minor league draft.P6-1170RR1934-05-27Montreal,QC
1953-  0-   0-BRO
MLB1962-19621962-1962
1959-11-30Mike LeeSelected by Indians from Giants in first year minor league draft.P6-5220LL1941-05-19Bell,CA
1959-  0-   0-SFN
MLB1960-19631960-1963
1959-11-30Roger McCardellTraded by Giants with Gordon Jones and Jackie Brandt to Orioles for Billy Loes and Billy O'Dell.C6-0200RR1932-08-29Gorsuch Mills,MD
1950-  0-   0-BSN
MLB1959-19591959-1959
1959-11-30Jackie BrandtTraded by Giants with Roger McCardell and Gordon Jones to Orioles for Billy Loes and Billy O'Dell.OF-3B5-11170RR1934-04-28Omaha,NE
MLB1956-19671956-1967
1959-11-30Gordon JonesTraded by Giants with Roger McCardell and Jackie Brandt to Orioles for Billy Loes and Billy O'Dell.P6-0190RR1930-04-02Portland,OR
MLB1954-19651954-1965
1959-11-30Billy O'DellTraded by Orioles with Billy Loes to Giants for Roger McCardell, Gordon Jones and Jackie Brandt.P-1B5-11170BL1932-02-10Whitmire,SC
1954-  0-   0-BAL
MLB1954-19671954-1967
1959-11-30Billy LoesTraded by Orioles with Billy O'Dell to Giants for Roger McCardell, Gordon Jones and Jackie Brandt.P6-1170RR1929-12-13Long Island City,NY
MLB1950-19611950-1961
1959-08-25Hank SauerReleased by Giants.OF-1B6-4199RR1917-03-17Pittsburgh,PA
MLB1941-19591941-1959
1959-07-26Billy MuffettTraded by Giants with Cash to Red Sox for Bud Byerly.P6-1198RR1930-09-21Hammond,IN
MLB1957-19621957-1962
1959-07-26Bud ByerlyTraded by Red Sox to Giants for Billy Muffett and Cash.P6-2185RR1920-10-26Webster Groves,MO
MLB1943-19601943-1960
1959-06-14Jim HeganPurchased by Giants from Phillies.C6-2195RR1920-08-03Lynn,MA
MLB1941-19601941-1960
1959-04-13Paul GielClaimed on waivers by Pirates from Giants.P5-11185RR1932-02-29Winona,MN
MLB1954-19611954-1961
1959-03-25Sam JonesTraded by Cardinals with Don Choate to Giants for Ray Jablonski and Bill White.P6-4200RR1925-12-14Stewartsville,OH
MLB1951-19641951-1964
1959-03-25Don ChoateTraded by Cardinals with Sam Jones to Giants for Ray Jablonski and Bill White.P6-0185RR1938-07-02Potosi,MO
1956-  0-   0-SLN
MLB1960-19601960-1960
1959-03-25Ray JablonskiTraded by Giants with Bill White to Cardinals for Don Choate and Sam Jones.3B-OF5-10183RR1926-12-17Chicago,IL
MLB1953-19601953-1960
1959-03-25Bill WhiteTraded by Giants with Ray Jablonski to Cardinals for Don Choate and Sam Jones.1B-OF6-0195LL1934-01-28Lakewood,FL
MLB1956-19691956-1969
1959-02-14Whitey LockmanPurchased by Orioles from Giants.1B-OF6-1175LR1926-07-25Lowell,NC
1943-  0-   0-NY1
MLB1945-19601945-1960
1959-01-01Bob BartonSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.C6-0175RR1941-07-30Norwood,OH
1959-  0-   0-SFN
MLB1965-19741959-1974
1959-01-01Bill HandsSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.P6-2185RR1940-05-06Hackensack,NJ
1959-  0-   0-SFN
MLB1965-19751959-1975
1959-01-01Rick JosephSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.3B-1B6-1195RR1939-08-24San Pedro de Macoris,DR
1959-  0-   0-SFN
MLB1964-19701964-1970
1959-01-01Coco LaboySigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.3B-2B5-10170RR1939-07-03Ponce,PR
1959-  0-   0-SFN
MLB1969-19731959-1973
1959-01-01Mike LeeSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.P6-5220LL1941-05-19Bell,CA
1959-  0-   0-SFN
MLB1960-19631960-1963
1959-01-01Wayne SchurrSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.P6-4185RR1937-08-06Garrett,IN
1959-  0-   0-SFN
MLB1964-19641964-1964
1959-01-01Tim TaltonSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.C-1B6-3200LR1939-01-14Pikeville,NC
1959-  0-   0-SFN
MLB1966-19671966-1967
1959-01-01Fred WenzSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.P6-3214RR1941-08-26Bound Brook,NJ
1959-  0-   0-SFN
MLB1968-19701968-1970
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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