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Author Archives: Charles Johnson
Last time, we looked at Giant position players who had led the team in WAR in every given ten-year period, from 1883-92 to 2005-14, from Roger Connor to Buster Posey. So today, I’ll reveal the list of pitchers who led … Continue reading
So, I did this sort of meaningless baseball thing — not for the first time and not for the last. Here’s what I did: I looked at the Giants position players who were Baseball Reference Wins Above Replacement leaders for … Continue reading
Cleveland trades outfielder Harvey Kuenn to San Francisco for outfielder Willie Kirkland and pitcher Johnny Antonelli.
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
Today is the 107th anniversary of Merkle’s Boner, which cost the New York Giants the 1908 National League pennant. In the aftermath of the game and umpire Hank O’Day‘s controversial ruling, Giants hurler Christy Mathewson, the pitcher of record that … Continue reading