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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.
It’s an impressive list of Left Fielders that closes out our look back at Giants All-Stars:
- Lefty O’Doul
- Jo-Jo Moore
- Joe Medwick
- Monte Irvin
- Jeffrey Leonard
- Kevin Mitchell
- Barry Bonds
- Moises Alou
- Melky Cabrera
Since everyone liked our last snapshot post we wanted to get you another one – and this one includes Hunter Pence’s great smile.
TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Washington Nationals in the 1st game of this 3-game series…Giants’ right-hander Ryan Vogelsong (10-5, 2.27) will face Nationals’ left-hander Gio Gonzalez (14-6, 3.32).
Hunter Pence’s first home run in a Giants uniform couldn’t have come in a more suspenseful spot, breaking a tie and putting the Giants ahead on an 9-6 score against the Colorado Rockies.
Here are some Giants Gems for Melky Cabrera’s birthday from the 2012 Giants Media Guide – Happy Birthday Melky!
- Honored with Munson Award for his excellence and philanthropic work in community at 28th Annual Thurman Munson Dinner on Feb. 5, 2008.
- Took part in Yankees’ hurricane relief donation of $35,000 in cash and food to Dominican Republic in October of 2007.
- In 2011, became just 6th Royals player (7th time) to reach 200+ hits in season and 1st since 2000.
- Has appeared in postseason in 4 of his last 6 seasons.
- Was originally signed by New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 2001 and spent 5 seasons in Yankees uni- form from 2005-09 before being traded to Atlanta in 2009.