Baseball Forum - MLB Forum - Fantasy & College Baseball Forums

Baseball Forum - MLB Forum - Fantasy & College Baseball Forums (https://www.baseballforum.com/forum.php)
-   Baseball History & Teams of Yester-year (https://www.baseballforum.com/baseball-history-teams-yester-year/)
-   -   New York Giants (https://www.baseballforum.com/baseball-history-teams-yester-year/48771-new-york-giants.html)

TIGER STADIUM 1912 06-20-2006 04:05 PM

New York Giants
 
This thread will cover the history of the old new york giants baseball team.

TIGER STADIUM 1912 06-20-2006 06:22 PM

Polo Grounds
 
1 Attachment(s)
Here is a nice photo of the polo grounds that was the home of the new york giants from 1891 until 1957.

TIGER STADIUM 1912 06-20-2006 06:26 PM

Polo Grounds
 
1 Attachment(s)
In this photo you are walking on 8th ave and looking at the polo grounds. on the left side of the photo is the polo grounds parking lot that was located on the first base side of the ballpark. on the right of the photo you can see the EL or the polo grounds shuttle that was above 8th ave.

TIGER STADIUM 1912 06-20-2006 11:42 PM

Carl Hubbel
 
1 Attachment(s)
Here is the hall of fame new york giants pitcher carl hubbell at the polo grounds. he is best remmbered for his outing at the 1934 allstar game at the polo grounds.

TIGER STADIUM 1912 06-20-2006 11:46 PM

Leo Durocher
 
1 Attachment(s)
Here is the hall of fame manager of the new york giants in 1951. he also managed the brooklyn dodgers,chicago cubs and houston astros.you can see leo durocher today alot in reruns on tv land with his guest appearances on the munsters and mr ed tv shows.he also was on the beverly hillbilles tv show .

TIGER STADIUM 1912 06-20-2006 11:55 PM

1937 world series at polo grounds
 
1 Attachment(s)
In this photo from the 1937 world series at the polo grounds you can see the visitors dugout.the players could not go to the clubhouse from the dugout at the polo grounds they had to walk all the way out to centerfield 483ft away from homeplate to reach the clubhouses in the historic ballpark.the unique features of the polo grounds makes the historic horseshoe ballpark go down in history as one of the most famous sports venues in history.

TIGER STADIUM 1912 06-21-2006 01:33 AM

Hoyt Wilhelm
 
1 Attachment(s)
In this photo from the polo grounds in 1952 you see dodgers pitcher joe black with hall of fame relief pitcher hoyt wilhelm.

TIGER STADIUM 1912 06-21-2006 01:37 AM

Sal Maglie
 
1 Attachment(s)
Here is sal maglie known as the barber for his close pitches to the opposing batters.he is sitting in the polo grounds dugout. maglie pitched for all three new york teams in the 1950s.

TIGER STADIUM 1912 06-21-2006 01:43 AM

Polo Grounds
 
1 Attachment(s)
In this photo you are looking at the left field stands of the polo grounds.you can see in the photo how the upper deck in left field had a over hang over the lower deck.you can also see the high walls in the outfield.

TIGER STADIUM 1912 06-21-2006 02:06 AM

Polo Grounds
 
1 Attachment(s)
In this photo from the 1940s you are sitting in a front row seat at the polo grounds.you can see coogans bluff behind the stadium. you also see a water tower behind the polo grounds,that water tower is from the elevated train yard(EL)that was located next to the third base side of the polo grounds.the rail yard was torn down later in the decade and replaced with apartments.


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:07 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome