Happy Anniversary Willie McCovey!!

Happy Anniversary Willie McCovey!!

On this day in 1959, Willie McCovey made his major league debut with the San Francisco Giants in a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

And I have to say that McCovey did pretty well in his debut – he went 4-for-4 while collecting 2 triples and 2 singles.  Most importantly, the Giants beat the Pirates by a score of 7-2.

Back in ’59, who would have thought that ‘Stretch’ would go on to be a Hall of Famer with more than 500 home runs and 1,500 RBI on his resume.

Congratulations on a fantastic debut – and Happy Anniversary, Mr. McCovey!!!

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One response to “Happy Anniversary Willie McCovey!!

  1. I want to go to his restaurant in S.F. It looks really cool. He has jerseys of his favorite players hanging from the ceiling.

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