The New York Giants: An Informal History of a Great Baseball Club

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THE NEW YORK
GIANTS
An Informal History
of a Great Baseball Club

FRANK GRAHAM

With a New Foreword by Ray Robinson

Southern Illinois University Press
Carbondale and Edwardsville

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Other Books in the Writing Baseball Series ii
  • Series Editors Note iv
  • Title Page v
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Foreword xi
  • 1- "We Are the People!" 3
  • 2- The Decline of Day 12
  • 3- A Time of Tumult 19
  • 4- The Arrival of John McGraw 35
  • 5- The New Owner of the Giants 43
  • 6- "Hey, Barney!"—And Another Pennant 50
  • 7- The Afternoon of September 23, 1908 56
  • 8- The Old Guard Fades out 64
  • 9- A Pennant Is "Stolen" 67
  • 10- McGraw Loses a Friend 71
  • 11- The Team That Fell Apart 78
  • 12- Twenty-Six Games in a Row 83
  • 13- A Brawl … a Repudiation … a Pennant 94
  • 14- Schupp Fades and Youngs Returns 103
  • 15- The Entrance of Charles a. Stoneham 106
  • 16- Rough Prelude to Triumph 117
  • 17- First of Four Flags in a Row 121
  • 18- Everything Happened in 1922 130
  • 19- Still Another Series on the Subway 143
  • 20- The Dolan-O’Connell Case 148
  • 21- New Heroes for Old 159
  • 22- The Giants Meet Hornsby 167
  • 23- An Unhappy Time 173
  • 24- Southpaw from Beaumont 178
  • 25- The Lag Continues 184
  • 26- Spring in California 191
  • 27- End of a Reign 198
  • 28- After Nine Years 202
  • 29- Gibe That Cost a Pennant 210
  • 30- A near Miss in ‘35 217
  • 31- Death Takes C. a. Stoneham 220
  • 32- After a Stumbling Start 224
  • 33- Approach to a Turning Point 227
  • 34- Lights over the Polo Grounds 237
  • 35- The Last Time around for Terry 242
  • 36- A Surprise Appointment 249
  • 37- "Ball Players? What Ball Players?" 256
  • 38- Terry Departs and Hubbell Moves Up 261
  • 39- "Nice Guys Finish Last" 268
  • 40- The Crash of Bats in 1947 275
  • 41- The News Nobody Believed 281
  • 42- Leo’s in Trouble—And out 286
  • 43- "The Brat" Becomes a Giant 293
  • 44- Never a Year like This 298
  • 45- With One Swipe of His Bat 304
  • Index 309
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