Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Friday, September 25, 2009

Today in Giants' History - September 25

1917 - The Cards beat the Series-bound Giants, 5 - 3. Ross Youngs debuts for the Giants, and the future Hall of Famer is 0-for-4.

1922 - The Giants beat St. Louis, 5-4 in 10 innings, to clinch John McGraw's 8th pennant and the Giants' 10th in 41 years in the National League.

1947 - Giants rookie Larry Jansen wins his 21st game of the season, beating the Braves' Red Barrett 2-1. It is Jansen's 10th win in a row, all complete games.

1955 - Bobby Hofman underscores the tone of the season for the Giants as he lines into a season-ending triple play against the Phillies in a 3-1 loss. The Giants win the opener 5-2, as Willie Mays belts his 51st HR of the year.

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