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- The Greatest Giants Hitters
- This Day in Giants History: December 3, 1960
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Category Archives: This Day in Giants History
An architect offers a proposal to encase Candlestick Park in a plastic screen “saran cloth” to shield it from the wind. Vice President Richard Nixon, at the first game at Candlestick Park, on April 12, 1960, called it “the finest ballpark … Continue reading
Recently retired New York Giants player/manager John Ward thinks that the open sale of players has gone too far. “I wouldn’t play in Kansas City under any circumstances,” he says, but a club could force anyone to play there or not play … Continue reading
Cleveland trades outfielder Harvey Kuenn to San Francisco for outfielder Willie Kirkland and pitcher Johnny Antonelli.
At Boston’s South End Grounds, Giants reliever Christy Mathewson fails to hold a 7-4 lead, and Boston wins, 8-7. It is Matty’s third loss. The Giants will return the rookie to Norfolk of the Virginia League rather than pay the … Continue reading
Today is the 107th anniversary of Merkle’s Boner, which cost the New York Giants the 1908 National League pennant. In the aftermath of the game and umpire Hank O’Day‘s controversial ruling, Giants hurler Christy Mathewson, the pitcher of record that … Continue reading