Giants Past & Present (Hardcover)

Author: Fost, Dan

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With a history that straddles two coasts and more than a century of winning, the Giants baseball club stands out as one of the great franchises of professional sports. The 2010 World Series championship?the franchise a first since moving to San Francisco more than 50 years ago provided the ultimate high for a team steeped in history and tradition. The Giants organization boasts more Hall of Fame inductees than any other baseball team, as well as 21 National League pennants gathered over nine different decades. From McGraw and Mathewson to Mays and Marichal, Hubbell and Ott to Lincecum and Posey, the Giants have been bringing excitement and drama to the diamond for generations.

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Publisher Motorbooks Intl
Mfg Part# 9780760342183
SKU 220134746
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0760342180
Release Date 5/1/2011
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 11.5H x 10L x 0.75T
From the Publisher
Editors Note With a history that straddles two coasts and more than a century of winning, the Giants baseball club stands out as one of the great franchises of professional sports. The 2010 World Series championship—the franchise’s first since moving to San Francisco more than 50 years ago—provided the ultimate high for a team steeped in history and tradition.The Giants organization boasts more Hall of Fame inductees than any other baseball team, as well as 21 National League pennants gathered over nine different decades. From McGraw and Mathewson to Mays and Marichal, Hubbell and Ott to Lincecum and Posey, the Giants have been bringing excitement and drama to the diamond for generations.Giants Past & Present goes around the horn to celebrate the legends at each position on the field—from the little-remembered stars of the nineteenth century to the heroes of tomorrow—and visits the memorable and distinctive ballparks that have housed the team on two ends of the continent. The book presents the players, the dugout and front-office wizards, the voices from the broadcast booth, the hard-luck heroes, and the myriad rites of spring that keep fans coming back year after year.
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0144
Publisher MVP Books
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