Results tagged ‘ Gaylord Perry ’
Since 1970 fans have been able to vote their favorite position players and last year Giants fans accepted the challenge and as The Sporting News put it, “MLB All-Star Game 20102: Giants fans know best; their guys lead NL rout”. Voting has started to for the 2013 game so let’s keep the tradition going!
Between John McGraw managing the first All Star Game, to Bruce Bochy managing the next one, 88 players have represented the Giants in the Mid-Summer Classic.
In the first 25 years the Giants were in San Francisco there were 12 All-Star pitchers, including 2 Hall of Famers:
- Sam Jones
- Mike McCormick
- Stu Miller
- Juan Marichal
- Gaylord Perry
- John Montefusco
- Gary Lavelle
- Vida Blue
- Ed Whitson
- Greg Minton
- Atlee Hammaker
- Scott Garrelts
Game 1 of the 2012 World Series brought San Francisco Playoff Fever to a new level. Considering it was the second time in World Series history that 3 Cy Young Award winners pitched in the same game and Pablo Sandoval tied the WS record with 3 home runs in the game San Franciscans had a reason to celebrate.
The winners of each week’s tournament will be published in the 2013 Giants Yearbook.
Results for Pre-Game Festivites:
Hall Of Famers 39.76%
Fly By 60.24%
Players and Giants Alumni alike had a great time along the 1.7 mile Parade Route to the Civic Center.