Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Today in Giants' History - September 9

1916: New York Giant Pol Perritt beats the Phillies twice, winning 3 - 1 and 3 - 0.

1948 - At the Polo Grounds, Dodger Rex Barney no-hits the Giants, 2-0.

1950: Sal Maglie of the Giants hurls his fourth consecutive shutout, tying a major-league record, and beats the Dodgers 2 - 0. Alvin Dark's two HRs provide the runs.

1951: Sal Maglie wins his 20th game to give the Giants a 2 - 1 win over the Dodgers' Ralph Branca. Monte Irvin's two-run homer in the 4th gives New York all its scoring, The Dodgers score in the 8th on a double by Duke Snider and a triple by Jackie Robinson. But 3B Bobby Thomson snags a ground, tags Robby, and throws to first for a DP. The Dodgers still lead the Giants by five 1/2 games.

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