On October 21, 1957 — With major league baseball coming to the Bay Area, the Giants buy the single A minor league team in Arizona for the purpose of moving the San Francisco Seals to the nearby desert. Their new farm team will be known as the Phoenix Giants.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference October 21
National Pastime October 21
Retro Sheet
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