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This Day in Giants History: April 10, 1919

Pitcher Fred Toney announces that he is retiring from baseball and will not rejoin the Giants when he is released from jail at the end of the month. Toney is serving 4 months in Tennessee for violation of the Mann … Continue reading

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This Day in Giants History: March 4, 1921

Ex-Giant Heinie Zimmerman, banned from organized baseball, files an affidavit that accuses John McGraw of making Zimmerman “the goat” in Zimmerman’s alleged participation in attempting to bribe three Giant teammates (Fred Toney, Rube Benton, and Benny Kauff) to throw games … Continue reading

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