The Original San Francisco Giants: The Giants of '58

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Sports Publishing LLC, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 295 pages
The Original San Francisco Giants is a nostalgic look at the team that brought Major League Baseball to San Francisco, the 1958 Giants. Author Steve Bitker, who attended his first big-league game in 1958 at age five at a charming little downtown ballpark called Seals Stadium, traveled as far as the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands to interview virtually every surviving member of the team.
 

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Marking the 40th anniversary of the transplanted Giants' debut season in San Francisco, this book focuses primarily on that notable and exciting first year, 1958. The volume is chockful of lively and ... Read full review

Contents

THE 58 SF GIANTS
47
Felipe Alou
66
Jim Davenport
83
Orlando Cepeda
101
Valmy Thomas
115
Willie Kirkland
133
Ed Bressoud
146
Paul Giel
161
Jackie Brandt
225
Andre Rodgers
239
Ray Jablonski
246
Lon Simmons
254
Mike Murphy
260
Epilogue
267
Appendix B
274
Appendix D
286

Marv Grissom
180
Pete Burnside
199
Bill White
212
Team Photo
300
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