1957 New York Giants
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1957 New York Giants / Franchise: San Francisco Giants / BR Team Page
Managed by Bill Rigney
History, Comments, Contributions
The 1957 New York Giants were the last edition of the team to play in New York. They had the lowest average attendance in the National League. They relocated to San Francisco, CA before the 1958 season.
Hank Sauer hit his 250th career home run in 1957.
Willie Mays led the league in triples (20), stolen bases (38), and slugging percentage (.626). Mays also posted the league's highest Adjusted OPS, the league's highest Power/Speed Number, and the league's most Runs Created.
Awards and Honors
- Roger Kahn: The Era, 1947-1957: When the Yankees, the Giants, and the Dodgers Ruled the World, Bison Books, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, 2002 (originally published in 1993). ISBN 0803278055
- Robert E. Murphy: After Many a Summer: The Passing of the Giants and Dodgers and a Golden Age in New York Baseball, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, 2013. ISBN 978-0-8032-4573-0