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Org This hall of fame and museum highlights the greatest players and moments in the history of baseball. Christy Mathewson, Willie Mays, John McGraw, and Juan Marichal are among the former Giants enshrined there. asp Scottsdale Stadium has been the Giants’ spring-training ballpark since 1982. 47 INDEX Alou, Felipe (player and manager), 29, 39, 40 Ames, Red, 13 Antonelli, Johnny, 22 AT&T Park, 38 Baker, Dusty (manager), 37 Bochy, Bruce (manager), 40 Bonds, Barry, 33, 37, 39, 40 Bonds, Bobby, 31, 33, 37 Brush, John, 12 Bumgarner, Madison, 7 Cain, Matt, 7, 40 Candlestick Park, 29, 36, 38 Cepeda, Orlando, 29 Clark, Jack, 32 Clark, Will, 35–36 Craig, Roger (manager), 35 Dark, Alvin (manager), 29 Day, John B.

Contend retire To be in the race for a championship or playoff berth. To officially end one’s career. elite A player or team that is among the best. franchise An entire sports organization, including the players, coaches, and staff. 46 pennant SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS rookie A first-year player in the major leagues. wild card Playoff berths given to the best remaining teams that did not win their respective divisions. FOR MORE INFORMATION Further Reading Places to Visit Fost, Dan. Giants Past & Present.

He failed badly in San not match their talent, and the Francisco. Meanwhile, Perry won 24 Giants faded into mediocrity. games and the AL Cy Young Award in 1972 and excelled for many years. Controversy, however, followed Perry. Many believed he placed substances on the ball that made it drop. Managers sometimes demanded umpires visit Perry on the mound to frisk him, but they never found anything. After retirement, Perry admitted that he indeed “doctored” the ball. Some argue that since he did cheat, he should be removed from the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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