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Tag Archives: Andrew Freedman
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
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
Former Giants owner Andrew Freedman dies at the age of 55. He owned the team for seven years‚ firing a Steinbrennian 16 managers during his reign.
As we’ve seen, everything Andrew Freedman did while owner of the New York Giants was wrong, and his particular sin during the spring of 1896 was instigating the holdout of pitcher Amos Rusie. Rusie led the National League in strikeouts … Continue reading
This past Saturday’s “This Day in Giants History” was about Andrew Freedman, who owned the Giants from 1895 to 1902. One historian has written that Freedman was “a man of breathtaking arrogance, appalling miserliness, and uncompromising dishonesty.” We’ll no doubt … Continue reading