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Remembering Eddie Grant, who died in World War I after playing under John McGraw

Remembering Eddie Grant, who died in World War I after playing under John McGraw
September 18, 2017 No Comments »

There was always something unusual about Eddie Grant, but he was comfortable with that. He didn’t mind being different. In a brief life that stretched only 35 years and a few months, Grant accomplished many things: scholar, athlete, lawyer, soldier. ... Read More »

When Ty Cobb took on the New York Giants and won

When Ty Cobb took on the New York Giants and won
October 23, 2012 2 Comments »

Detroit Tigers legend Ty Cobb had more than his share of tussles on and off the diamond. But one of his most famous occurred in the spring of 1917 while the Tigers were playing the New York Giants in a ... Read More »

Giants All-Time Team

Giants All-Time Team
July 24, 2012 1 Comment »

This could be the best ATT in the National League, maybe in either league: four members of the 500-HR club, led by Barry Bonds; and five Hall of Famers on the pitching staff. In all, 11 of the 26 players ... Read More »