RetroSeasons recaps past sports seasons through stories, photos, videos, and stats from every team, league, and stadium in history. Coverage includes the NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL, as well as vintage media from defunct teams and leagues.
In a unique twist on the classic Home Run Derby, the San Francisco Giants are...
All-Time San Francisco Giants Home Run Derby Simulation / In a unique twist on the classic Home Run Derby, the San Francisco Giants are set to stage an epic showdown featuring four of their most legendary sluggers: Mel Ott, Willie Mays, Willie McCovey, and Barry Bonds. This virtual matchup, made possible through the magic of modern gaming technology, pits these icons against each other, each in their prime, and promises a thrilling spectacle for fans of all generations. It's a contest that spans the rich history of the franchise, from Ott's tenure in the 1930s and '40s, through Mays and McCovey's era in the '60s and '70s, to Bonds' record-setting reign in the late '90s and 2000s. Given the historical context, this event is more than just a game; it's a celebration of the Giants' legacy, a tribute to the power hitters who've left their mark not just on the team, but on the sport itself.
Historian Eugene C. Murdock interviewed several former baseball players that had been active in baseball in the 1920s and 1930s.
Interview with Baseball Player Fred Fitzimmons / Historian Eugene C. Murdock interviewed several former baseball players that had been active in baseball in the 1920s and 1930s. Murdock was chairman of the history department at Marietta College. The interviews were not professionally recorded, and the audio quality is variable.