Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Friday, May 28, 2010

A Giant Tournament Round 1: 1954 Giants vs. 1957 Giants

Game 1: 1957 Willie Mays hit a 2-run homer in the first inning and tripled in another run in the 7th to lead the 1957s to a 5-4 win. 1957 Ruben Gomez got the win and 1954 John Antonelli took the loss. 1957 5, 1954 4

Game 2: This time it was 1954 Willie Mays' turn to shine as he was 3 for 5 with a home run and two RBI. The 1954 club won 7-2. Oddly enough, 1957 John Antonelli won and 1954 Ruben Gomez was the losing pitcher. 1954 7, 1957 2

Game 3: This one was a slugfest won by the 1954 team 13-7. Curt Barclay and Ray Monzant combined to give up ten of the runs (5 each) in the first six innings. Hank Thompson hit two homers and teammates Alvin Dark and Davey Williams added homers to pace the 1954 club. 1954 13, 1957 7

Game 4: 1957 Willie Mays scored four runs, but it wasn't enough to win the game. The 1954 club broke a 10-10 tie in the top of the 10th inning with five runs to win the game 15-10. Both 1954 and 1957 Willie Mays homered, but the 1954 Willie went 3 for 5 with 5 RBI (his other two hits were doubles). 1954 15, 1957 10 (10 innings)

Game 5: 1954 John Antonelli and 1957 Ruben Gomez hooked up again but neither pitcher made it past the third inning. Willie Mays '54 went 5 for 5 with a home run, 3 runs scored, and 5 RBI. 1954 13, 1957 7

The 1954 Giants win the series 4 games to 1.

1954 Giants Batting Stats
1954 Giants Pitching Stats

1957 Giants Batting Stats
1957 Giants Pitching Stats

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