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- The Greatest Giants Pitchers
- The Greatest Giants Hitters
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How Many Good Giants Were Good Prospects?
Usually one sees this the other way around — how many good prospects became good players? It’s the foundation of any good prospect analysis, and indeed what we see is that higher-ranked prospects usually perform better in the majors than … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Andres Torres, Angel Pagan, Aubrey Huff, Barry Bonds, Bill Mueller, Brandon Belt, Brandon Crawford, Brian Wilson, Buster Posey, David Bell, Ellis Burks, Felix Rodriguez, Hunter Pence, J.T. Snow, Jason Schmidt, Jeff Kent, John Burkett, Jonathan Sanchez, Jose Cruz, Juan Uribe, Livan Hernandez, Madison Bumgarner, Matt Cain, Melky Cabrera, Moises Alou, Noah Lowry, Pablo Sandoval, prospects, Randy Winn, Ray Durham, Reggie Sanders, Rich Aurilia, Robb Nen, Russ Ortiz, Ryan Vogelsong, Shawn Estes, Stan Javier, Tim Lincecum Comments Off on How Many Good Giants Were Good Prospects?
The Greatest Giants Hitters
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
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Al Dark, Art Devlin, Art Fletcher, Barry Bonds, Bill Terry, Bobby Bonds, Bobby Thomson, Buck Ewing, Buster Posey, Chili Davis, Chris Speier, Darrell Evans, Dick Bartell, Frankie Frisch, George Burns, George Davis, George Van Haltren, hitters, hitting, Jack Clark, Jeff Kent, Johnny Mize, Larry Dyle, Matt Williams, Mel Ott, Mike Tiernan, Orlando Cepeda, Pablo Sandoval, Randy Winn, Robby Thompson, Roger Bresnahan, Roger Connor, Ross Youngs, Travis Jackson, WAR, Will Clark, Willie Mays, Willie McCovey Comments Off on The Greatest Giants Hitters
This Day in Giants History, April 8, 2006: The Aged Outfield
On April 8, 2006, the Giants starting outfield consisted of Barry Bonds (41 years old) in left, Steve Finley (41) in center, and Moises Alou (39) in right. It is the oldest starting outfield in major league history. Bill … Continue reading
Posted in This Day in Giants History, Uncategorized Tagged 2005 Giants, 2006 Giants, aging, Armando Benitez, Armando Rios, Barry Bonds, Bill Mueller, Brent Mayne, Brian Sabean, Buster Posey, Chris Jones, Doug Mirabelli, Glenallen Hill, Jeffrey Hammonds, Marvin Benard, Michael Tucker, Mike Matheny, Moises Alou, Nate Bump, Omar Vizquel, Shawon Dunston, Steve Finley, Tim Lincecum, Tony Torcato Comments Off on This Day in Giants History, April 8, 2006: The Aged Outfield
Most Recent Home-Grown Giants
In the days before the Giants signed Mike Morse, I was thinking about just how long it had been since the team had developed its own really good left fielder. By “developed,” I mean drafted, or signed as an international … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Buster Posey, Candy Maldonado, Chili Davis, Chris Speier, Ed Halicki, Ken Henderson, Madison Bumgarner, Matt Cain, Pablo Sandoval, player development, prospects, Robby Thompson, Tim Lincecum, Will Clark Comments Off on Most Recent Home-Grown Giants