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- The Greatest Giants Hitters
- This Day in Giants History: December 3, 1960
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In 1943, baseball Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis, at the request of Joseph Eastman, head of the U.S. Office of Defense Transportation, asked all major-league teams to train in the chilly north. This Landis-Eastman line replaced the Mason-Dixon line for baseball … Continue reading
Before 4,668 in Miami, the Giants and Boston Braves play to a 17-inning, 4-4 tie. The exhibition game is called on account of darkness.
In Havana, Cuba, the Dodgers complete a three-game sweep of the visiting Giants, who were training in Miami. During the 1940 season, the Giants won 16 of the 22 games the teams played against each other.
Danny Gardella was never a star. In 1945, he’d been good enough to hit 18 home runs for the Giants, muscling the ball down the Polo Grounds short foul lines for 12 of his homers. He was, however, an undisciplined … Continue reading
In 1932, the Giants moved their spring training camp to Los Angeles, an area not lacking in diversions. It combined great weather, the uncritical adulation of the local Hollywood stars, unlimited access during prohibition to good liquor, and even a … Continue reading