28 Persons involved with baseball team “New York Giants”

Bill McKechnie
baseball, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
William Boyd McKechnie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base, teams Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Braves, New York Yankees, Indianapolis Hoosiers/Newark Peppers, New York Giants, Cincinnati Reds. Manager, teams Newark Peppers, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Braves/Boston Bees, Cincinnati Reds.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Boileryard Clarke
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
William Jones Clarke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center field and first base, teams Baltimore Orioles, Washington Senators, Boston Beaneaters, New York Giants. Career was 1893-1905.

Bugs Raymond
baseball, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Lawrence Raymond
Nickname(s):
Bugs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher, teams Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants. Died from a cerebral hemorrhage 2 days after a brawl. Fractured skull, hit by a baseball bat.

Cal Hubbard
football, baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Calvin Hubbard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 14 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle. NFL football teams New York Giants, Green Bay Packers, Pittsburgh Pirates. Later became an umpire in MLB. The only person in both national football and baseball halls.

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Carl Hubbell
baseball, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Owen Hubbell
Nickname(s):
The Meal Ticket
King Carl
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Known for screwball pitch. Team New York Giants. Director of player development for 35 years. Died from injuries in an auto accident.

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Christy Mathewson
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Mathewson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher for teams New York Giants, Cincinnati Reds. In 1905 he pitched three shutouts in six days.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dummy Taylor
baseball, educator, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
Luther Haden Taylor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher team New York Giants. He was deaf and could not speak. Invented pitching signs.

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Dusty Rhodes
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
James Lamar Rhodes
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Outfielder for team New York Giants.

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Ernie Lombardi
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Ernesto Natali Lombardi
Nickname(s):
Schnozz
Lumbago
Bocci
The Cyrano of the Iron Mask
Lom
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher. Teams Oakland Oaks, Brooklyn Robins, Cincinnati Reds, Boston Braves, New York Giants.

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Hack Wilson
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Robert Wilson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 6 inches (167.64 cm)

Brief Facts:

Teams New York Giants, Chicago Cubs, Brooklyn Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Heinie Groh
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Knight Groh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 27 days before his 79th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base. Teams New York Giants, Cincinnati Reds. Often used a "bottle bat".

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Heinie Zimmerman
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Zimmerman
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Teams Chicago Cubs, New York Giants. Expelled from baseball 1919 for trying to throw the final game.

Hooks Wiltse
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
George Leroy Wiltse
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams New York Giants, Brooklyn Tip-Tops.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hoyt Wilhelm
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
James Hoyt Wilhelm
Nickname(s):
Old Sarge
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams New York Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Cleveland Indians, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox, California Angels, Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Joe Medwick
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Michael Medwick
Nickname(s):
Ducky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left fielder. Teams Scottdale Scotties, St. Louis Cardinals, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Giants, Boston Braves, Miami Beach Flamingos.

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John Montgomery Ward
baseball, manager, lawyer

Real/Birth Name:
John Montgomery Ward
Also Known As:
Monte Ward
John M. Ward
Nickname(s):
Monte
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher, shortstop, second baseman and manager. Teams Providence Grays, New York Gothams, Brooklyn Ward's Wonders, Brooklyn Grooms, New York Giants.

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Johnny Mize
baseball, coach, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
John Robert Mize
Nickname(s):
Big Jawn
The Big Cat
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base. Teams St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants, New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jumbo Brown
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Walter George Brown
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Relief pitcher. Weight 295 pounds. Teams Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds, New York Giants.

Lefty O'Doul
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Joseph O'Doul
Nickname(s):
Frank
Lefty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left-handed pitcher, outfielder. Teams San Francisco Seals, New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, New York Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Brooklyn Robins. Now called the Dodgers. Record number of hits in a season, 1929. Instrumental in establishment of baseball in Japan, team Tokyo Giants. Restaurant owner in San Francisco. A non-alcoholic beer is named for him.

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Leo Durocher
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Leo Ernest Durocher
Nickname(s):
Leo the Lip
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Laraine Day by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Shortstop, fielder. Teams New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals, Brooklyn Dodgers. Managed teams Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Giants, Chicago Cubs, Houston Astros, Taiheiyo Club Lions. Over 2,000 career victories as a manager.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mel Ott
baseball, manager, accident, vehicle crash, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Thomas Ott
Nickname(s):
Master Melvin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right Fielder. Player and manager for team New York Giants. Died in car accident.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mike McCormick
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Francis McCormick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams New York Giants, San Francisco Giants, Baltimore Orioles, Washington Senators, New York Yankees, Kansas City Royals.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mike McCormick (outfielder)
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Myron Winthrop McCormick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58, 23 days before his 59th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Teams Cincinnati Reds, Boston Braves, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Giants, Chicago White Sox, Washington Senators.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Monte Irvin
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Monford Merrill Irvin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left fielder, also right field. Teams Newark Eagles, New York Giants, Chicago Cubs.

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Red Schoendienst
baseball, manager, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Fred Schoendienst
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced "Shane-deenst." Teams St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants, Milwaukee Braves.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6634 Delmar Boulevard

Rogers Hornsby
baseball, manager, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Rogers Hornsby
Nickname(s):
The Rajah
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Infielder, manager, coach for teams St. Louis Browns, St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants, Boston Braves, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6699 Delmar Boulevard

Tony Lazzeri
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Michael Lazzeri
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Second base. Teams New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Giants.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Willie Mays
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
William Howard Mays Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Say Hey Kid
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Baseball teams New York Giants, San Francisco Giants, New York Mets. Retired with a lifetime batting average of .302 and 660 home runs.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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