Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Friday, September 11, 2009

Today in Giants' History -- September 11

1906 - In Boston, New York's Christy Mathewson (19-9) shuts out the Beaneaters, 3-0, striking out 9. Today's game is the last one that John McGraw, playing 3B, appears in the lineup.

1959: The Phillies Robin Roberts beats the Giants 1-0 on a 3-hitter. Roberts also gains revenge on Willie McCovey by ending McCovey's consecutive-game hitting streak at 22 games. Phils CF Richie Ashburn holds the rookie record of 23 games.

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