- This is one of the cards I received from Number 5 Type Collection.
- Rocky Bridges was a popular guy in Phoenix. He managed the AAA Phoenix Giants from 1974 through 1982.
- Rocky managed in the minors for a total of 20 seasons.
- Here is a 1964 Sports Illustrated article about Bridges.
- Bridges was interviewed for the San Francisco Giants managing job after the 1976 season but he said he preferred to stay in Phoenix.
- Rocky managed the Phoenix Giants to the 1977 Pacific Coast League pennant.
- Bridges left the Phoenix Giants after the 1982 season to become a scout.
- Rocky was the third base coach for San Francisco in 1985. According to Sports Illustrated, " Rocky Bridges, San Francisco Giants coach, on why he refuses to eat snails: "I prefer fast food."
- Here is an article that was in the Arizona Republic on 14 October 2010.
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