From Mexico to Quebec: Baseball’s Forgotten Giants

By Bill Young

This article was published in the 2017 The National Pastime.

In 1946, 22 major leaguers — 11 of whom were under contract to either the New York Giants or the Brooklyn Dodgers — bolted to Mexico in search of greener (baseball) fields. This article looks at the fate and fortunes of eight members from the 1945 Giants who left their New York counterparts to suit up with one of six teams in the Mexican League. 1946 In 1946, 22 major leaguers — 11 of whom were under contract to either the New York Giants or the Brooklyn Dodgers — . . .

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