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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1951

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1951 World Series – New York Yankees AL over New York Giants NL 4 games to 2 World Series MVP – Babe Ruth Award – Phil Rizzuto Awards – </strong? Major League Cy...

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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1954

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1954 World Series – New York Giants NL over Cleveland Indians AL 4 games to 0 World Series MVP – Babe Ruth Award – Dusty Rhodes Awards – </strong? Major League Cy...

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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1924

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1924 World Series – Washington Senators AL over New York Giants NL 4 games to 3 World Series MVP – Babe Ruth Award – Awards – </strong? Major League Cy Young Award Cy...

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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1933

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1933 World Series – New York Giants NL over Washington Nationals (AL) AL 4 games to 1 World Series MVP – Babe Ruth Award – Awards – </strong? Major League Cy Young...

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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1936

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1936 World Series – New York Yankees AL over New York Giants NL 4 games to 2 World Series MVP – Babe Ruth Award – Awards – </strong? Major League Cy Young Award Cy...

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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1937

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1937 World Series – New York Yankees AL over New York Giants NL 4 games to 1 World Series MVP – Babe Ruth Award – Awards – </strong? Major League Cy Young Award Cy...

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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1905

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1905 World Series – New York Giants NL over Philadelphia A’s AL 4 games to 1 World Series MVP – Babe Ruth Award – Awards – </strong? Major League Cy Young Award...

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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1911

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1911 World Series – Philadelphia A’s AL over New York Giants NL 4 games to 2   Awards – MVP  – NL Frank Schulte AL Ty Cobb   Sort bySearch Days, Events,...

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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1912

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1912 World Series – Boston Red Sox AL over New York Giants NL 4 games to 3 World Series MVP – Babe Ruth Award – Awards – </strong? Major League Cy Young Award Cy...

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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1913

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1913 World Series – Philadelphia A’s AL over New York Giants NL 4 games to 1 World Series MVP – Babe Ruth Award – Awards – </strong? Major League Cy Young Award...

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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1917

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1917 World Series – Chicago White Sox AL over New York Giants NL 4 games to 2 World Series MVP – Babe Ruth Award – Awards – </strong? Major League Cy Young Award Cy...

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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1921

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1921 World Series – New York Giants NL over New York Yankees AL 5 games to 3 World Series MVP – Babe Ruth Award – Awards – </strong? Major League Cy Young Award Cy...

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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1922

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1922 World Series – New York Giants NL over New York Yankees AL 4 games to 0 World Series MVP – Babe Ruth Award – Awards – </strong? Major League Cy Young Award Cy...

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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1923

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1923 World Series – New York Yankees AL over New York Giants NL 4 games to 2 World Series MVP – Babe Ruth Award – Awards – </strong? Major League Cy Young Award Cy...

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Legendary broadcaster Russ Hodges dies from a heart attack in Mill Valley, California

1971 – Legendary broadcaster Russ Hodges dies from a heart attack in Mill Valley, California, at the age of 61. Hodges announced the Giants games in New York and San Francisco for 22 seasons, after working for four other teams. Hodges was best known for his famed “The Giants win the pennant!” call of Bobby Thomson’s home run in 1951. Hodges will be the fourth recipient of the Ford Frick Award, posthumously, in 1980.

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A former member of the New York Giants requesting anonymity reveals that Bobby Thomson’s home run in the 1951 playoffs against the Brooklyn Dodgers was helped by a sign-stealing

A former member of the New York Giants requesting anonymity reveals that Bobby Thomson’s home run in the 1951 playoffs against the Brooklyn Dodgers was helped by a sign-stealing clubhouse spy. The spying is claimed to have gone on for the last three months of the season. Thomson, along with former Giants manager Leo Durocher, vehemently denies that he received help, but a source close to the team confirms the spy operation.

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The Giants trade right-hander Hoyt Wilhelm to the Cardinals for their former All-Star first baseman/outfielder Whitey Lockman

The Giants trade right-hander Hoyt Wilhelm to the Cardinals for their former All-Star first baseman/outfielder Whitey Lockman. The knuckleballer will win only one of five decisions for the Redbirds before being selected off waivers by Cleveland in September, and New York’s newest infielder will spend two seasons with his old club, hitting .246 in 225 games over that span.

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The Dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to the cross-town rivals, the Giants, for pitcher Dick Littlefield and $35,000. Jackie, according to some accounts had already decided privately to leave the game to work for Chock Full of Nuts, publicly retires from baseball rather than accept the trade.

1956 – The Dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to the cross-town rivals, the Giants, for pitcher Dick Littlefield and $35,000. Jackie, according to some accounts had already decided privately to leave the game to work for Chock Full of Nuts, publicly retires from baseball rather than accept the trade.

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Manhattan Borough President Hulan Jack makes plans for a new 110,000-seat stadium over the New York Central railroad tracks

In an effort to keep the Giants in New York, Manhattan Borough President Hulan Jack makes plans for a new 110,000-seat stadium over the New York Central railroad tracks, on a 470,000-foot site stretching from 60th to 72nd streets on Manhattan’s West Side. The estimated cost of $75 million for the stadium eventually dooms the project and will be a major factor in Horace Stoneham’s decision to move to San Francisco.

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In a game which will be best remembered for Willie Mays making a spectacular over-the-shoulder grab of a ball hit to deep to center field, robbing Vic Wertz of an extra-base hit, Dusty Rhodes becomes the second player in World Series history to end a game with a homer. The Giants pinch-hitter’s walk-off three-run home run off Bob Lemon beats the Indians 5-2 in Game 1 of the Fall Classic.

In a game which will be best remembered for Willie Mays making a spectacular over-the-shoulder grab of a ball hit to deep to center field, robbing Vic Wertz of an extra-base hit, Dusty Rhodes becomes the second player in World Series history to end a game with a homer. The Giants pinch-hitter’s walk-off three-run home run off Bob Lemon beats the Indians 5-2 in Game 1 of the Fall Classic.

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In a six-player trade, the Braves trade for playoff hero Bobby Thompson

In a six-player trade, the Braves deal a pair of southpaws, Johnny Antonelli and Don Liddle, catcher Ebba St. Claire as well as shortstop Billy Klaus to the Giants in exchange for playoff hero Bobby Thomson and backstop Sammy Calderone. Milwaukee’s new outfielder will break his ankle in an exhibition game and will appear in only 43 games, while Johnny Antonelli posts a 21-7 record, leading the league with an ERA of 2.30 for his new team in New York.

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With Giants manager Leo Durocher yelling “stick it in his ear”, Ruben Gomez hits Carl Furillo, the National League’s leading hitter, on the wrist by a pitch. After taking first base, the Dodgers right fielder bolts into the opposing dugout to choke ‘Leo the Lip’, but in the melee, the knuckle on his little finger is fractured, putting an end to his season.

With Giants manager Leo Durocher yelling “stick it in his ear”, Ruben Gomez hits Carl Furillo, the National League’s leading hitter, on the wrist by a pitch. After taking first base, the Dodgers right fielder bolts into the opposing dugout to choke ‘Leo the Lip’, but in the melee, the knuckle on his little finger is fractured, putting an end to his season.

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Giant reliever Hoyt Wilhelm homers in his first major league at-bat, a fourth-inning blast off Dick Hoover in the team’s 9-5 victory over Boston at the Polo Grounds. During the next 21 years, covering 1070 games and 432 official at-bats, the knuckle-balling future Hall of Fame hurler will never homer again.

Giant reliever Hoyt Wilhelm homers in his first major league at-bat, a fourth-inning blast off Dick Hoover in the team’s 9-5 victory over Boston at the Polo Grounds. During the next 21 years, covering 1070 games and 432 official at-bats, the knuckle-balling future Hall of Fame hurler will never homer again.

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The Giants and Dodgers play the first Nationally Televised Game

The Giants’ 3-1 victory over the Dodgers in the first game of the National League playoffs is the first major league contest to be televised coast-to-coast. CBS, who obtained rights to the game, transmits the picture from Ebbets Field but has to get the signal from ABC, who had made previous arrangements with WOR-TV, the New York station which carried Brooklyn’s regular season games.

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Monte Irvin clubs two homers off Ralph Branca as the Giants edge the Dodgers, 5 – 4. The second homer, a three-run shot in the 8th, gives the win to reliever Sheldon Jones. The Dodgers now lead the Giants by five games.

Monte Irvin clubs two homers off Ralph Branca as the Giants edge the Dodgers, 5 – 4. The second homer, a three-run shot in the 8th, gives the win to reliever Sheldon Jones. The Dodgers now lead the Giants by five games.

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