Tag Archives: Al Dark

The 100: Stu Miller (96)

  One way to appreciate Stu Miller is to use Baseball Prospectus’s stat WXRL.  WXRL attempts to tell us the number of expected wins a relief pitcher produced, above what a replacement-level pitcher would produce, adjusted for the quality of … Continue reading

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1964 in a Box

Giants Checking In: Barry Bonds, Riverside, CA John Burkett, New Brighton, PA Ellis Burks, Vicksburg, MS Will Clark, New Orleans, LA Darryl Hamilton, Baton Rouge, LA Roberto Hernandez, Santurce, PR Mike Jackson, Houston, TX Stan Javier, San Francisco de Macoris, … Continue reading

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1952 in a Box

Giants Checking In:  Marc Hill, Elsberry, MO                                     Al Holland, Roanoke, VA                                     Mike Ivie, Atlanta, GA                                     Mike Krukow, Long Beach, CA                                     Butch Metzger, Lafayette, IN   Giants Checking Out:  Red Dooin, Rochester, NY                                     Arlie Latham, Garden … Continue reading

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Black Friday

Today, the Friday following Thanksgiving Day, is Black Friday, the day often regarded (especially by retailers) as the beginning of the holiday shopping season. In recognition of “Black” Friday, today we look at three Giants. Buddy Black – Bruce Bochy‘s … Continue reading

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This Day in Giants History: September 1, 1951

Outfielder Don Mueller hits three home runs in an 8-1 Giants win over the Dodgers. Sal Maglie is the winner‚ giving up seven singles and hitting Jackie Robinson on the wrist in the third to force home the only Dodger … Continue reading

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