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The Giants of the Polo Grounds the glorious times of baseball"s New York Giants by Noel Hynd

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Published by Taylor Pub. in Dallas, Tex .
Written in English


  • New York Giants (Baseball team) History.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Noel Hynd.
LC ClassificationsGV875.N42 H96 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 396 p. :
Number of Pages396
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL808141M
ISBN 100878339094
LC Control Number95044874

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  The Polo Grounds had a marvelous run that had produced 17 pennants and five World Series championships. The era of the Giants in New York, which had produced such stars as John McGraw, Christy Mathewson, Frankie Frisch, Bill Terry, Mel Ott, and Willie Mays, had now come to an end. On September 29th, the New York Giants played their last game at the Polo Grounds as the home team. A kid named Moe Resner jumped the fence . The Boys of the Polo Grounds: Youth Baseball, – (Alan Cohen) White Circled Targets Drawn in Crayon: The Untold Story Behind the Tragic Shooting of Bernard Doyle at the Polo Grounds (Dan VanDeMortel) Voice of the Giants: Russ Hodges (Stew Thornley) When the Circus Came to Town: The New York Mets at the Polo Grounds, Thirteen of the Giants’ 22 blowout victories of five runs or more in were at the Polo Grounds, but only three came after Durocher set up his spy operation. From July 20 on, the Giants won twice as many games by five runs or more on the road—six—as at home.