- 1934 in a Box
- This Day in Giants History, February 27, 1962: Saran Wrap for Candlestick Park
- How Many Good Giants Were Good Prospects?
- This Day in Giants History, February 20, 1895: John Montgomery Ward Hates the Reserve Clause
- Training Above the Landis-Eastman Line
- The Greatest Giants Pitchers
- The Greatest Giants Hitters
- This Day in Giants History: December 3, 1960
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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
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The Greatest Giants Pitchers
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
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Amos Rusie, Art Nehf, Atlee Hammaker, Bill Swift, Carl Hubbell, Christy Mathewson, Cliff Melton, Dave Koslo, Fred Toney, Freddie Fitzsimmons, Gary Lavelle, Gaylord Perry, Greg Minton, Hal Schumacher, Hooks Wiltse, Jason Schmidt, Jeff Tesreau, Jim Barr, Joe McGinnity, John Montefusco, Johnny Antonelli, Jouett Meekin, Juan Marichal, Kirk Rueter, Larry Benton, Larry Jansen, Matt Cain, Mickey Welch, pitchers, Pitching, Rick Reuschel, Robb Nen, Rod Beck, Ruben Gomez, Sal Maglie, Scott Garrelts, Stu Miller, Tim Keefe, Tim Lincecum, Vida Blue, Virgil Barnes Comments Off on The Greatest Giants Pitchers
The Giants’ Most Lopsided Teams, Part 1
In 2012, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim powered their way to 89 wins primarily on the strength of their offense. Mike Trout led the Halos’ effort with an amazing 8.6 offensive WAR (or “oWAR,” which is WAR without consideration … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged 1914 Giants, 1924 Giants, 1944 Giants, 1947 Giants, 1962 Giants, 1963 Giants, 1995 Giants, 1996 Giants, 2000 Giants, 2010 Giants, 2012 Giants, 2012 World Series, Allen Watson, Barry Bonds, Barry Zito, Bill Voiselle, Billy O'Dell, Chuck Hiller, Cliff Melton, Ellis Burks, Felipe Alou, Felix Rodriguez, Glenallen Hill, Jack Sanford, Jeff Kent, Jose Bautista, Jose Pagan, Juan Marichal, Kirk Rueter, Leo Durocher, Livan Hernandez, Madison Bumgarner, Mark Gardner, Mark Leiter, Mark Portugal, Matt Cain, Matt Williams, Orlando Cepeda, Osvaldo Fernandez, Robb Nen, Rod Beck, Rogers Hornsby, Ryan Vogelsong, Shawn Estes, Terry Mulholland, Tim Lincecum, Trevor Wilson, Willam VanLandingham, Willie Mays, Willie McCovey Comments Off on The Giants’ Most Lopsided Teams, Part 1
Baseball America Has Released Full Archive of Top-10 Giants Prospects
Each year, Baseball America publishes a list of each team’s top-10 prospects. They’ve had the list going back to 1998 on their website, but they’ve actually been doing rankings since 1983. I discovered just recently that they’ve published the full … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Brian Sabean, Dan Gladden, Ellis Burks, Jeff Robinson, Joe Carter, John Burkett, Jose Mesa, Keith Foulke, Matt Williams, prospects, Rich Aurilia, Robb Nen, Roberto Hernandez, Royce Clayton, Russ Ortiz, Salomon Torres, Scott Garrelts, Sean Estes, Will Clark, Wilson Alvarez Comments Off on Baseball America Has Released Full Archive of Top-10 Giants Prospects
This Day in Giants History: November 18, 1997
As part of his temper-tantrum because the taxpayers of Miami won’t build him a ballpark, Florida Marlins owner Wayne Huizinga trades pitcher Robb Nen to the Giants for pitchers Joe Fontenot, Mike Villano‚ and Mick Pageler.
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