Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

A Giant Tournament Round 1 - 1924 Giants vs. 1977 Giants


Game 1: Willie McCovey was 3 for 4 with a run and an RBI and Ed Halicki pitched eight strong innings to lead the 1977 Giants to a series-opening win. 1977 5, 1924 1

Game 2: Jim Barr pitched a shutout and several Giants contributed in the 1977 team's second straight win. 1977 10, 1924 0.

Game 3: Ross Youngs was 3 for 5 with two doubles and Irish Meusel was 4 for 5 with two doubles as they led the 1924 Giants to their first win. 1924 8, 1977 7

Game 4: Randy Elliott homered in the bottom of the seventh and four Giant pitchers combined to allow two runs as the 1977 club took a commanding 3 games to 1 lead. 1977 3, 1924 2.

Game 5: Ed Halicki lasted only 1/3 of an inning and allowed five runs as the 1924 club hammered the 1977s. Ross Youngs was 4 for 5 with three runs scored and two RBI. 1924 12, 1977 2.

Game 6: Hack Wilson (3 for 4, 2 runs, 1 RBI) and Frank Snyder (2 for 4, 1 HR, 3 RBI) led the 1924 Giants to a victory. Jake Bentley pitched a complete game and got the win. 1924 9, 1977 4.

Game 7: This series went right down to the wire. The score was tied 4-4 in the bottom of the 10th inning. With one out pitcher Rosy Ryan singled. Hank Gowdy singled him to second. After a wild pitch Ross Youngs was walked to load the bases. Frank Frisch flied to shallow center for the second out. Hack Wilson singled to score Ryan and win the series for the 1924 club. 1924 5, 1977 4
1924 Giants Batting Stats

1924 Giants Pitching Stats
1977 Giants Batting Stats


1977 Giants Pitching Stats
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