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Tag Archives: 1919 Giants
In our first two installments, we used a refinement of a Bill James method to evaluate the success of John McGraw as a general manager of the Giants during the periods 1902-1912 and 1913-18. Back in those days, and in … Continue reading
The Giants announce that they will fly to Philadelphia for that season’s opener. When the time comes in April, they take the train.
Dutch Ruether beats the Giants, 4-3, to clinch the Cincinnati Reds’ first pennant since their American Association days. The photo above shows Ruether on the left, with former (and future) Giant Slim Sallee.
Steven Goldman writes that, throughout his career as a manager, John McGraw maintained the stubborn belief that he could take troubled ballplayers and change them, if not into good citizens, at least into reasonably professional ballplayers. The history of McGraw’s … Continue reading
The Giants obtain fancy-fielding first baseman Hal Chase from Cincinnati in exchange for first baseman Walter Holke and catcher Bill Rariden. Chase had been suspended by the Reds on August 9, 1918, for “indifferent playing.” The Reds charged him with … Continue reading