Happy Birthday – Dave Righetti
Here are some Giants Gems for Dave Righettin’s birthday from the 2012 Giants Media Guide – Happy Birthday Rags!
- Was 1st player in history to pitch no-hitter and also lead the league in saves in his career. Dennis Eckersley later achieved the feat.
- Nicknames are “Rags” and “The Big Ragu.”
- Grew up Giants fan, with Willie McCovey as his favorite player.
- Avid golfer has played in AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am and has sponsored tournaments on semi-pro golf team.
- Named to National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame in Feb. 2010.