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Former Giants third baseman ‘Dirty Al’ Gallagher dies

Alan Gallagher, the first native San Franciscan to play for the Giants after they moved west and the third baseman on their 1971 National League West championship team, died Thursday in Fresno after a ... read more

Remembering a baseball character called ‘Dirty Al’

“It’s Al,” Gallagher said in no uncertain terms. “Dirty Al.” Thus a jump-start to a nearly 40-year relationship that began on a professional reporter-manager basis and morphed into a full-out friendsh... read more

Willie McCovey gathers with Giants Hall of Famers at San Francisco camp

"One year they gave jackets to us," Mays recalled. "Dirty Al slept in his," McCovey remarked of former third baseman Al Gallagher. During the meeting, each former player took a turn addressing the Gia... read more

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Obituary: Al Rosen, All-Star baseball player, wasn’t as successful in Las Vegas

Al Rosen, AL MVP with Indians, former exec, dies at 91 Ed Widdis / AP File In this March 4, 1956, ... Rosen, the muscular third baseman who won the 1953 AL MVP and played on the last Indians team to w... read more

New York Mets: The 10 Greatest Mets General Managers of All Time

McIlvaine succeeded his former colleague Al ... at third base. Murphy also traded Jim Gosger and Bob Heise to the Giants for Ray Sadecki and Dave Marshall in what would unfortunately be his last trade ... read more


Balsis, a former pool champion, died at age 73. Balsis won U.S. Opens in 1968 and 1974, the All-Around World Championship in 1966. Jan. 4: Jim Lee Howell, who coached the New York Giants to the 1956 . ... read more

Which Teams Should Be Buyers, Sellers, At The MLB Trade Deadline?

So far, they’ve been linked to White Sox third baseman Todd Frazier, and could have a couple other options. The Rays are the surprise team of the AL East this season ... reliever Brad Hand. Former Pat... read more

Bryant has 2 hits in return from DL, Cubs beat Phillies

New York has the second-best record in the majors, behind AL East-leading Boston. Andrew McCutchen went 0 for 3 and struck out twice in his Yankees debut. The former NL MVP batted ... thanks to a thro... read more

Buck O'Neil, 94-year old former Negro Leaguer, plays in game

Kansas City, MO – Former Negro Leaguer Buck O'Neil became the oldest person to ... in baseball," said Kansas City T-Bones manager "Dirty" Al Gallagher, a former San Francisco Giants third baseman who ... read more

The speech that changed George Brett's life

A 13-time All-Star third baseman ... relations representative for Giants, had his No. 30 jersey retired this season. ... Missed by just seven votes in final writers' election. Picked by Veterans Commi... read more

Like Heaven For Hobert

After last year's turmoil at Washington, this is like heaven for Hobert ... than third-string. The serious work goes to Hostetler, whom the Raiders got in free agency from the New York Giants, and Eva... read more

Fantasy Baseball All-Star Team Is Often A Little Different Than MLB All-Star Roster

Catcher: Salvador Pérez, Kansas City Royals (AL), and Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants (NL) The Royals star has ... 1.020 WHIP, 11.6 Ks/9). Former Patriots WR Terry Glenn Dies In Car CrashFormer NFL ... read more

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