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1947 New York Giants (MLB)

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W-L Record: 81-73 .526
Rank: 4th in National League
Run Differential: 830-761 + 69
Roster Continuity 75.37% 7/16
Manager(s): Mel Ott
General Manager: Chub Feeney
Ballpark: Polo Grounds
Attendance: 1,600,793 3/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Travis Jackson
Assistant Coach: Red Kress
Assistant Coach: Hank Gowdy
National League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1947 New York Giants season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    37Woody AbernathyP6-0170L-L321946Not draftedMLB--
    38Hub AndrewsP6-0170R-R241947Not draftedMLB--
    39Bill AyersP6-1185R-R271947Not draftedMLB--
    33Joe BeggsP6-1182R-R361938Not draftedMLB--
    12Buddy Blattner2B6-0180R-R271942Not draftedMLB--
    40Mike BudnickP6-1200R-R271946Not draftedMLB--
    33Bob CarpenterP6-3195R-R291940Not draftedMLB--
    13,14Mort CooperP6-2210R-R341938Not draftedMLB--
    5Walker CooperC6-3210R-R321940Not draftedMLB--
    21Gary GearhartOF5-11180R-L231947Not draftedMLB--
    20Sid GordonOF-3B5-10185R-R291941Not draftedMLB--
    44Andy HansenP6-3190R-R221944Not draftedMLB--
    23Clint HartungP6-4215R-R241947Not draftedMLB--
    30,35Hooks IottP6-2200B-L271941Not draftedMLB--
    46Larry JansenP6-2190R-R261947Not draftedMLB--
    39Sheldon JonesP6-0180R-R251946Not draftedMLB--
    32Monte KennedyP6-2185R-L251946Not draftedMLB--
    10Buddy KerrSS6-2180R-R241943Not draftedMLB--
    31Dave KosloP5-11180L-L271941Not draftedMLB--
    24Joe Lafata1B-OF6-0183L-L251947Not draftedMLB--
    8Mickey LivingstonC6-1185R-R321938Not draftedMLB--
    25,28Whitey Lockman1B-OF6-1175L-R201945UDFAMLB--
    16Jack Lohrke3B-2B6-0180R-R231947Not draftedMLB--
    6Ernie LombardiC6-3230R-R391931Not draftedMLB--
    27Willard MarshallOF6-1205L-R261942Not draftedMLB--
    15Johnny Mize1B6-2215L-R341936Not draftedMLB--
    4Mel OttOF5-9170L-R381926Not draftedMLB--
    -Mario PiconeP5-11180R-R201947Not draftedMLB--
    30Ray PoatP6-2200R-R291942Not draftedMLB--
    -Bobby Rhawn3B-SS5-8180R-R281947Not draftedMLB--
    18Bill Rigney2B-3B6-1178R-R291946Not draftedMLB--
    35Junior ThompsonP6-1185R-R301939Not draftedMLB--
    19Bobby ThomsonOF6-2185R-R231946Not draftedMLB--
    34Ken TrinkleP6-1175R-R271943Not draftedMLB--
    30Bill VoiselleP6-4200R-R281942Not draftedMLB--
    9Bennie WarrenC6-1184R-R351939Not draftedMLB--
    -Wes WestrumC5-11185R-R241947Not draftedMLB--
    28Fuzz WhiteOF6-0175L-R291940Not draftedMLB--
    17Mickey Witek2B-SS5-10170R-R311940Not draftedMLB--
    14Babe Young1B6-2185L-L311936Not draftedMLB--
    7Sal YvarsC5-10187R-R231947Not draftedMLB--

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