Before interleague play, the term “Subway Series” was pretty much reserved for the World Series. But no city has had the number of Subway Series that The Big Apple has.
The last player to hit a home run for the New York Giants before they moved has died.
With the World Series this month, I thought it might be well to compare three icons… to give Duke his due, so to speak
Willie Mays was back where he started his big league career, bringing along the San Francisco Giants’ World Series trophy celebrating the team’s first title since 1954.
The San Francisco Giants return to their New York roots to celebrate their World Series victory.
The Giants’ final season in New York City was 1957.
When the New York Giants baseball team left for San Francisco in 1957, some New Yorkers never relinquished their allegiance.
The Mets will complete their second season at Citi Field this week. Here are the leaders in some batting and pitching categories through the Mets’ first two seasons at the Polo Grounds, Shea Stadium and Citi Field.