Tag Archives: Willie McCovey

The Young, Struggling First Baseman Isn’t Struggling Anymore

If you follow the Giants every day, you know about the weird relationship between Brandon Belt and a vocal subset of Giant fans. For them, Belt is the problem. Take this Facebook comment from when the official San Francisco Giants … Continue reading

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The “Topps” Giants

When my brother and I were boys and occasionally bought baseball cards, the only brand I remember being available (we’re talking late-1960s and early-1970s) was Topps.  As aspiring baseball scholars, we soon realized that the very best players were distinguished … Continue reading

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Giants’ Greatest Hitting Trios

When Josh Hamilton was signed by the Los Angeles Angels this off-season, many expected the teaming of Albert Pujols, Mike Trout and Hamilton in the same lineup to create an opportunity for them to put up historic numbers and become … Continue reading

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Giants Who Cracked the Opening Day Lineup Most

Who are the Giants who got the most starts on Opening Day?  As you would expect, it’s a pretty elite group.  To get to start on opening day, year after year, a ballplayer has to be pretty special.  Here are … Continue reading

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